Sims Metal Management

    600 South 4th St.
    Richmond, CA 94804

    (510) 412-5300

    Buyback: Call for prices.

    Pickup: Large quantities only (10,000 pound minimum).

    Drop-off: During business hours only.


    General Info: Buyback all types of ferrous scrap metal - 500lb min. to receive cash. Under 500 lb. Is drop-off only. Buyback of all non-ferrous metals including copper, brass, aluminum, and stainless steel. Will only pickup large quantities (10,000 pound minimum). To drop of large quantities of computers, computer related peripherals, and TVs, call first. Contact Russell Caswell, Sims Recycling Solutions, at (510) 259-0340. Sims Hugo Neu is a Certified Appliance Recycler with the State of California Department of Toxic Substances. Sims Hugo Neu is certified to remove and properly manage materials that require special handling from discarded major appliances. Appliances accepted are: washers, dryers, refrigerators, freezers, water heaters, furnaces, air conditioners, trash compactors, ovens and stoves.

    Hours: M-F 6:00am-3:30pm (Ferrous), M-F 7:00am-3:30pm (Non-Ferrous & CRV)


    Materials Recycled and/or Reused:
    This vendor handles:
    • Beer Bottles (CRV only.)
    • Bottles - Glass: CRV
    • Glass Bottles: CRV
    Hazardous Material
    This vendor handles:
    • Batteries: Auto / Lead Acid
    This vendor handles:
    • Aluminum Cans: CRV
    • Aluminum Cans: Non-CRV
    • Aluminum Foil & Pans
    • Aluminum Scrap
    • Appliances: Non-working
    • Bicycles: Scrap - Recycle
    • Bi-Metal: CRV
    • Bi-Metal: Non-CRV
    • Brass
    • Bronze
    • Copper
    • Dishwasher: Non-working
    • Furniture: Metal/Broken - Recycle (Metal only; no wood or plastic.)
    • Lead
    • Mufflers
    • Nickel
    • Radiators
    • Scrap Metal
    • Scrap Metal: Non-ferrous
    • Stainless Steel
    • Stoves / Ovens: Non-working
    • Tin Cans
    • Trash Compactors: Non-working
    • Washers/Dryers: Non-working
    • Water Coolers
    • Water Heaters
    • Wire Scrap
    • Wire: Aluminum
    • Wire: Copper
    This vendor handles:
    • #1 PETE Bottles: CRV
    • #1-#7 Narrow-neck Bottles (CRV Only.)
    • #2 HDPE Bottles: CRV
    • Bottles - Plastic: CRV
    • Plastic Bottles Narrow-neck: #1-#7 (CRV Only.)
    • Plastic Bottles: CRV
    • Water Bottles: #1 PETE - CRV
    This vendor handles:
    • Bath Tubs - Reuse (Cast iron sinks and tubs only.)
    • Sinks - Reuse (Cast iron sinks and tubs only.)
    Special Materials
    This vendor handles:
    • Appliances - Small: Non-working
    • Car / Vehicle Donations (Only without fluids & battery and with junk slip.)
    • Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs) / Monitors (No charge for California residents: must show photo I.D.)
    • Cellular Phones: Scrap - Recycle (Batteries must be removed.)
    • Computer Monitors: Non-working (No charge for California residents: must show photo I.D.)
    • Computer Peripherals: Scrap-Recycle (No keyboards)
    • Computers: Scrap - Recycle
    • Electronics: Scrap - Recycle (Call first. Will not accept miscellaneous electronics and electronic appliances such as printers, copiers, fax machines, stereos, vacuums and hair dryers.)
    • Microwaves: Non-working
    • Televisions: Non-working (No charge for California residents: must show photo I.D.) 

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