scrap metal recyling

What we buy

Items That We Recycle

Athens Iron and Metal purchases almost anything that contains metal. Our most common items are tin and steel, but we also purchase items such as: bicycles, window frames, washer and dryers, insulated wire, car batteries, fencing, steel and aluminum cable, faucets and fixtures, plumbing, aluminum boats, RV’s, and even the occasional bus. If you have any questions on pricing or what we will and won’t accept, please give us a call at 903-675-4162.

Specific commodities we purchase:

non ferrous metal



  • Copper
  • Brass
  • Radiators & Coils
  • Zinc
  • Lead
  • Batteries
  • Electric Motors
  • Insulated Wire
  • Christmas Lights
  • Stainless Steel
  • All Aluminums (cans, wheels)

    Items we don't take:

  • Rail Iron Of Any Kind (without written consent from railroad company)
  • Fuel Tanks
  • Items Containing Mercury
  • Whole A/C Units (without proper documentation)
  • Close Containers or Vessels Containing Fluids

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ferrous metal



  • Tin
    -Household Items, Appliances, Sheet Metal, Lawn Mowers, etc.
  • Steel
    -Long Iron, Steel Thicker than 1/4" and longer than 3'
    -Short Iron, Steel Thicker than 1/4" and shorter than 3'
  • Vehicles
    -Must have Title
  • Torch Iron
    -Large Industrial equipment or steel with thickness greater than 2"