Materials We Can’t Recycle At Federal Metals Inc.

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Prohibited Materials

While we would love to help you with any and all of your scrap materials, there unfortunately are some materials we can not accept. In compliance with the Alberta Environmental Regulations and Mill Requirements & Standards, we are unable to accept:

  • Dirt, concrete, household trash, rubber, rubber tires, glass, wood, insulated items
  • Fluids including but not limited to:
    • Gas
    • Diesel
    • Oil
    • Hydraulic oil
    • Water
  • Hydraulic cylinder (must be pulled apart and drained of all fluids)
  • Sulfured material
  • Rebar, steel cable, banding, barbed wire (these items are acceptable if chipped or cut to 6”- 8″ pieces)
  • Fridges, freezers, microwaves
  • Electronics: TVs, stereos, phones, computers, monitors, keyboards
  • Capacitors, ballasts, micro switches
  • Aerosol cans, propane tanks, sealed or squashed drums, sealed containers/tanks
  • Cans or containers that contain or did contain paint, sealers, pesticides or other toxic chemicals
  • Sludge, grindings, bag house dust, scale, weld and torch cut fines

If you are unsure if we can accept your scrap materials, feel free contact us so that we can advise.

Due to the hazardous materials that are found in e-waste and electronics, we cannot accept them as recyclable materials. However, we’ll be happy to point you towards the authorized electronic recycling depots in Calgary!

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Our Services

Calgary is a busy city, always growing and expanding. And with that can come a lot of metal in need of recycling. Make Federal Metals your one-stop-shop for all of your metal recycling needs while working with a team that cares about you!

Sell Your Scrap

We offer a massive selection of high-quality, eco-friendly metals made to fit any industry. Whether you are looking for angles, channels, flat bars, or more, we can help you find the right materials for any job.

Buy Our Steel

Copper can be used in almost any industry, putting it in high demand across the country. Because of this, we are proud to offer the best rates in Western Canada for recycling copper.

Copper Recycling

Working on a project with a lot of scrap metal? Bin service can help make metal recycling easy. Give us a call, and we can drop off a bin to help you recycle all metal that is related to your industry.

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Our Location

You can easily find us on the southwest corner of 94 Ave SE and 52nd Street SE.

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You can easily find us on the southwest corner of 94 Ave SE and 52nd Street SE.

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5135 94 Ave SE
Calgary, AB T2C 5J9
Phone: (403) 236-0402
Fax: (403) 279-4067

Hours

Monday
8 AM4:30 PM
Tuesday
8 AM4:30 PM
Wednesday
8 AM4:30 PM
Thursday
8 AM4:30 PM
Friday
8 AM4:30 PM
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

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