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Schnitzer Steel (Oakland) - Oakland - 1101 Embarcadero West

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Schnitzer Steel (Oakland)

1101 Embarcadero West, Oakland, California 94604
(510) 444-3919
Hours:

M-F 4-3:30

Metal Recycling Yard and Port servicing commercial customers. Accepts ferrous, nonferrous metals, and CRV. Drop off. Pick up for large quantities. http://www.schnitzersteel.com/sell_to_us_what_we_buy.aspx

Item Notes Method Destination
Aerosol Can - Empty Must be empty and crushed or punctured. Plastic caps must be removed.
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Air Conditioner - Non-working
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Air Conditioner - Working
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Auto Parts & Scrap
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Bathroom Fixtures metal
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Bicycle - Scrap & Parts No refrigerants
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Bimetal Cans - Non-CRV no tin cans
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Cables & Wires - Non-working insulated wire, electrical wiring. Must be cut in 3ft lengths, or coiled and banded with 3/4 in steel banding in at least four places.
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Cars & Boats all fluids, including refrigerant, must be drained. Batteries, lead wheel weight, mercury switches, and undeployed airbags must be removed. Gas tanks must be visibly punctured to be removed.
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Clothes Hangers - Metal - Working Commercial volume
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Compressed Gas Cylinders - Refillable Gas cylinders including air bottles, shock absorbers, propane, and other gas tanks, must be cut in half and valves removed. Acetylene cylinders are strictly prohibited.
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Compressed Gas Cylinders - Single-use/Non-working Gas cylinders including air bottles, shock absorbers, propane, and other gas tanks, must be cut in half and valves removed. Acetylene cylinders are strictly prohibited.
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Dishwasher - Non-working Commercial volume
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Drums - Metal Rinsed. No closed containers.
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Exercise Equipment - Working non-working
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Ferrous Scrap Metal/Steel bulk containers, such as tanks, must be cleaned and have sufficient holes for visible inspection. Metal banding must be cut in 1ft lengths. Chain-link fencing must be cut in section less than 18ft by 4ft. Do not put cable, fencing, wire rope or heavy melt metal inside vehicles.
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Freezer - Non-working No refrigerants
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Hardware & Fasteners metal Commercial volume
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Industrial Equipment Metal industrial equipment
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Kitchen Fixtures non-working, broken
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Major Household Appliances - Non-working Must have CFC's, capacitors, ballasts, mercury switches, oils, and other hazardous materials removed prior to acceptance. DSTC 140 form required for prepared appliances. Orphan appliances must be separate from other scrap metal, not be bales, crusher, or tampered with.
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Marine Supplies & Equipment metal non-working
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Metal Cans - Non-CRV no tin cans
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Metal Pipe
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Metal Sinks & Toilets
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Non-ferrous Scrap Metal AL rims, siding, sheet, coils, copper, electric/al motors, parts, wiring, irony AL, lawn furn., turnings, brass, radiators, shredded scrap
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Plumbing Fixtures & Supplies metal
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Refrigerator - Non-working Drained. No refrigerants
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Scrap Metal AL rims, siding, sheet, coils, copper, electric/al motors, parts, wiring, irony AL, lawn furn., turnings, brass, radiators, shredded scrap
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Small Household Appliances - Non-working Metal, No refrigerants
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Stove/Oven - Non-working
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Tools & Accessories - Garden - Working metal only - no wood
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Washer/Dryer - Non-working
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle
Water Heaters - Non-working Drained
  • Buyback Pick-up
  • Recycle

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