At Commerce Metals, we strive to help protect the environment by accepting any recyclables that we can. Unfortunately, we cannot accept some items due to various reasons. Our mission is to recycle items that can be repurposed and reused to help lessen the need for consumption of more of Earth's resources, and to help strengthen our ecosystem, our economy and our way of life.

Below, you will find a list of items that we cannot accept for recycling. We always do our best to put waste in its proper place, but if you have any of the following items, please let us know and we'll do what we can to assist you in finding an appropriate venue for recycling or disposal of these types of materials.

  • non metallics - dirt, wood, plastic or water
  • appliances with Freon
  • sealed items containing liquids, oil, pesticides or nay hazardous materials
  • aerosol cans, drums or paint buckets
  • unfired ammunition
  • televisions, computer monitors, furniture with wood or fabric attached, microwaves, propane tanks, compressed gas cylinders

NOTE: If you have material not listed, we will work to find a home for it. Please call ahead if you have questions about the viability of any item.