30 Examples of Recyclable Scrap Metal

Valley Box offers custom designed steel material handling fixtures from our on-site welding shop. We love integrating metal into wood package designs to add superior strength and longevity. Metal is one of the most recycled materials in the world. Therefore it is available in recycled forms for many applications.

metal scrap recycling


Scrap metal can come from just about anything from both the business industry
and residential use. Examples of recyclable scrap metal products are:

  1. Aeronautical and aerospace equipment, including airplanes and rockets
  2. Aluminum siding, doors, and window frames
  3. Appliances
  4. Automobiles
  5. Bed frames and mattress springs
  6. Bicycles
  7. Bridges
  8. Cast iron sinks and bathtubs
  9. Computers
  10. Cooking pots and pans
  11. Electrical wire
  12. Elevators
  13. Eyeglass frames
  14. Farm equipment
  15. Food and beverage containers
  16. Hospital equipment
  17. Industrial cuttings
  18. Industrial machinery
  19. Locks and doorknobs
  20. Office equipment and furniture
  21. Park and playground equipment
  22. Pipe
  23. Railroad and subway cars
  24. Roadbed reinforcing bars
  25. Roofing
  26. Ships
  27. Structural steel building frames
  28. Telephone wire
  29. Tools
  30. Toys

Valley Box chooses to incorporate sustainable business practices by recycling all wood scrap with San Diego's Waste Management Company. Visit our “Green Business" page to learn more.

Topics: Reusable, Green, Material Handling & Tooling

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Valley Box demonstrates what is possible beyond just the typical wooden crate. This specialty crating manufacturer works with a wide variety of materials from wood to plastic, corrugated, metals and more. Discover how to take specialty crating to the next level.