Sell your Scrap

Are you looking to sell some scrap metal?

Selling your scrap metal to Sims Pacific Metals is straightforward and hassle free.  At Sims Pacific Metals we have nine branches throughout NZ trading most days of the week.

For most lines of scrap, we can pay cash if in small amounts, or we can set you up with an account for larger volumes.

We can provide a recycling solution for all scrap metal, everything from roofing iron, old car bodies, machinery, hot water cylinders, even the kitchen sink! 

For Industrial clients or large amounts of scrap please contact us to see what we can do for you.

Scrap Types


What we Recycle

As New Zealand's largest metal recyclers Sims Pacific Metals would love to recycle your scrap metal. Most households, businesses, building sites, farms, factories and many others have equipment that can be recycled and converted to cash quickly and easily.

We collect and recycle items such as steel from engineering shops, whiteware from refuse stations, cars from car wreckers, aluminium from window manufacturers, copper from plumbers, electrical wiring from electricians and much much more. On top of this we recycle materials delivered directly to our sites, with scrap metal delivered by the general public and business's alike. If its metal and not part of our prohibited items we will probably recycle it. Some typical items we recycle include: 
  • Aluminium
  • Batteries (lead acid)
  • Brass   
  • Copper
  • Lead
  • Radiators
  • Stainless Steel
  • Titanium
  • Transformers
  • Car Bodies
  • Cast Iron
  • Heavy Steel
  • Light Steel
  • Machinery
  • Manganese
  • Steel Swarf
  • Trucks
  • Whiteware and other post-consumer items

All of these materials can be recycled at any of our operations ; Auckland, Hamilton, Napier and Wellington in the North Island and Nelson, Christchurch, Dunedin and Invercargill in the South Island. If its not on the list or you would like further information, Contact us now.

Prohibited Items

Sims Pacific Metals takes it commitment to the environment and the safety of its staff and customers very seriously and as such has adopted various codes of practice. The following shows some items which will not be accepted at our sites: 
  • Rubbish
  • Tyres (not attached to vehicles) 
  • Corrosives
  • Radioactive materials
  • Compressed gas cylinders
  • Petrol tanks (If not drained and punctured)
  • Hazardous Liquids   
  • Explosives
  • Flammable materials
  • PCBs
  • Asbestos
  • Sealed containers
  • Devices containing ozone depleting substances
  • Any other hazardous materials
For further information please don't hesitate to contact us.
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0800 22 66 26

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