T & C Metal Co can handle all your recycling needs in Chicagoland and surrounding areas.
We can Help Recycle:
Aluminum > Click here to learn more
ALUMINUM: We generate over 300 million cans per year. Americans throw
away over 3 million cans a year. Other examples of Aluminum are:
Cans • Gutters • Siding • Window Frames • Doors •
Automobile Wheels • Ladders • Pipes • Sheets • Swimming Pools • Pans • Cast •
Copper > Click here to learn more
COPPER is one of the most valuable metals to recycle and be found
in your own house things such as:
Plumbing Pipes • Roofing • Gutters • Electrical wire • A/C Unit Coils • Containers • Communication Wire •
Pots & Pans • Garden Art
Brass > Click here to learn more
BRASS is composed of copper and zinc. This is commonly used in:
Keys • Door Handles • Light Fixtures • Faucets • Bathroom Fixtures • Statues • Valves • Radiators • Plumbing Valves
• Shotgun Shells
Lead > Click here to learn more
LEAD is the world's most recycled product. 2.4 million tons of
lead acid batteries are kept out of landfills by recycling. 80% of all lead is
used in lead acid batteries. Other common uses for lead are:
Fishing Tackle • Auto Batteries • Lead Aprons
Stainless Steel > Click here to learn more
an alloy of steel, chromium and nickel. 90 % of all stainless steel is recycled
which means when you purchase a new stainless steel product today, it will be
made out of 60% recycled material. Examples of products made out of stainless
steel are: • Bolts • Brackets • Exhaust Parts • Cookware/Cutlery • Surgical Instruments • Sinks
& More! > Click here to learn more
Did you Know?
There are lots of places and ways you can collect scrap,
from your home, work, roadsides, neighbors, and friends. Sometimes we discard
what can be a goldmine of worthy scrap.
Selling Scrap is a great way to earn some extra
money and do your part in helping to keep our planet healthier.
If you have any questions about the types of metal we accept feel free to contact us.