Scrap Metal Recycling Made Easy

Gerdau practices a relationship and trust-driven approach to doing business. We value long-term relationships and pay you a fair price for your scrap metal. That's why our customers rank our people as the #1 reason they deal with us.

We also offer Metals Recycling Partnerships that support the circular economy and take the hassle out of scrap recycling. Click here to learn more.



Quick drop-off
Clean yards
Locations nearby



Easy process
From payment
To pick-up



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What We Buy / Sell

Gerdau purchases, sorts, processes, prepares, packages and sells all grades of ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal. Download our brochure here.

For information on materials not accepted at our mills, please click here. For information about non-conforming materials for shredding purposes, please click here.

Industrial Scrap
Industrial Scrap

  • Busheling
  • Forgings
  • Skeleton Plate
  • MST Turnings

Mill Prepared Scrap
Mill Prepared Scrap

  • Plate & Structural
  • Mixed HMS
  • Cast
  • Shred

Unprepared & Shredder Infeed
Unprepared & Shredder Infeed

  • Oversized
  • Car Bodies
  • Mixed Tin
  • Logs


  • Aluminum
  • Copper
  • Stainless Steel
  • Insulated Copper Wire
  • Catalytic Converters
  • Brass 
  • Batteries

What We Offer

24 Scrap Yards and 5 Shredders

  • Industrial account service
  • Non-ferrous processing
  • Railcar dismantling
  • Shredding, shearing, and torching


  • Roll-off service
  • Lugger service
  • Bulk transfers
  • Rail, ocean, and truckload

Scrap Vendor Portal

  • View contracts
  • Reconcile shipment details
  • Track your payments

Scrap vendor system

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Receiving Locations


Scrap Specifications

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Scrap Specifications by Mill

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