We are a family owned dealer and processor of Non-ferrous scrap metal with a long tradition in serving Calgary and Southern Alberta. 

Scrap metal, What is it?

Scrap metal originates both in business and residential environments either from renovations, demolitions or old unwanted items. In business it could be left over metal from manufacturing, vehicles or parts from them, a surplus of or obsolete material. In Residential you would see it in items like Copper pipe, copper wire, old patio furniture, bed frame, computer cables, aluminium baseball bats, old faucet, pot & pans, a ladder, etc

Once the metal is brought to a scrap yard it would be graded and purchased by weight. The value of the scrap metal is based on what type of metal it is (i.e. Copper, Brass, Aluminium, Lead, Stainless Steel, etc), after that we would see if there's any contaminants like steel, plastic, or rubber, etc. You'll receive the best prices if the scrap metal is 100% clean. The more the contaminants on the scrap metal the less they’re worth.

The more frequently recycled metals are scrap steel, iron, lead, aluminium, brass, copper, stainless steel and zinc. There are two main categories of metals: ferrous and non-ferrous.

At some point now or in the future those new items will become old or broken and need to be replaced. Recycling is the only option and we're here to help. At Shred-A-Can Metal Recyclers in Calgary we recycle scrap metals and give new life to old metals.

Some common scrap metal items we buy are:

Aluminum, Brass, Copper, Insulated Wire - Copper & Aluminum, Lead,
Stainless Steel, Titanium, Zinc, Nickel Alloys.
Radiators, Ballasts, Electric Motors, Transformers, Lead Acid Batteries

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Metal Recyclers LTD.

Buyers and processors of Non-Ferrous Metals
in Calgary.



We strive for fair pricing, excellent customer service, honesty in business and protecting the environment by keeping non renewable resources out of landfills.
Aluminium Recycling
Copper Recycling
Lead Battery Recycling
(Non-ferrous metals are metals that do not contain iron)
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Insulated wire specialists using our European designed and environmentally friendly shredding system.

Wire Pricing
June 18, 2018

High Yeild #1 Insulated wire 75%

#1 Insulated
House Wire

#2 Insulated Wire Including Cat5 data wire
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Prices are in $cdn for informative purposes only and may change without notice due to fluctuations in currency & commodity markets.


Member of the Canadian Association of Recycling Industries

Calgary Waste
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3815 90th Ave. S.E.
Calgary, Ab, T2C 2S5

phone: 403-279-2724 or 403-Any-Junk
email: info(at)shredacan.com

Monday to Friday
7:30am - 4:00pm
Saturday & Sunday

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