Call For Current Pricing: 585-436-0713

Some frequently asked questions and informed answers about metal scrap recycling with Metalico.

Yes. We purchase and recycle ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metals, as well as a wide array of other items. See our list of recyclable materials for a complete listing.

Yes, we purchase used vehicles at our Bergen Auto Parts facility. We also accept them at our Scottsville Road and Portland Avenue locations. We also buy individual parts, such as wheels, batteries, radiators, catalytic converters, etc.

Yes, our Bergen Auto Parts facility offers an extensive array of parts, and we can locate specific parts for you that are not in our current inventory. You can search our inventory here, and learn more about auto part sales.

We offer routine pick up for our commercial (industrial, demolition, contractor) clients. However, we do not generally pick up residential scrap. We will provide containers (drop off and pick up) for collection of metals and materials. Call our office at 585.436.0713 for complete details.

No. We invite you to bring your properly sorted materials to our locations during normal business hours, see below.


1515 Scottsville Rd,

Rochester, NY 14623 

 50 Portland Ave

Rochester, NY 14608

7652 Clinton Street Rd

Bergen, NY 14416 

Monday - Friday

 7:00 am – 5:00 pm  7:00 am – 5:45 pm  8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday   7:00 am – 2:00 pm  10:00 am – 2:45 pm  8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sunday   Closed  10:00 am – 2:45 pm  Closed

Yes. By law all customers must be at least 18 years of age and present a valid driver's license or state ID. In addition, the seller must provide the make, model, and license plate number from the vehicle used to deliver the scrap. Any material deemed suspicious will require proof of origin on formal letterhead.

Given the volatile nature of commodities, prices fluctuate constantly, even within a given day. However, we post current commodity market prices on our home page to provide a guideline, and we can give you an idea of value if you phone our office.

Material measuring at least 1/4˝ in thickness, and no greater than 3 feet in length and 2 feet in width.

Non-magnetic stainless that is free of any non-stainless attachments, and measurements no greater than 5 feet in length and 2 feet in width.

All tanks and cylinders must be cut in half and free of any standing fluids. Holes cut or drilled in the tank are also acceptable.

For tubing: Must be free of paint, solder, or braising; cannot be used oil or gas line, must be unalloyed and unthreaded.

For wire: Heavy gauge (greater than a pencil lead in thickness) that is free of paint, soldered pieces, lacquer, attachments, clips, and/or insulation; cannot be leaded or tinned. No welding lead, or hair wire.

Aluminum scrap that is free of steel, wood, plastic, glass, styrofoam, or any other material.

It is difficult to price converters over the phone even with a description. We can certainly give you a price range, but it is best to bring the converter to our yard for grading and a price quote. Converters are graded based on whether they are OEM or after-market converters.