About us

Get paid to recycle your scrap metal


Sims Pacific Metals provides expert scrap metal recycling services to all of New Zealand. With our established national presence we are uniquely placed to deliver exceptional outcomes and unrivalled profitability to all our customers across the country. Our robust systems, modern technology and dedicated health and safety practices allow us to lead the way with service in every capacity.

Sims Pacific Metals operates nine scrap metal recycling centres located throughout the country that buys scrap metal and turns it into raw materials for manufacturing operations both in New Zealand and around the world.

Sims Pacific Metals is able to provide local or regional recycling solutions. Our experienced team will work with you to understand your scrap metal recycling needs, implementing customised solutions to make it easy to recycle, and maximising the revenue for all your scrap metal.

Sims Pacific Metals is part of the Sims Metal Management Group, the world’s leading publicly listed metal recyler, with operations across five continents, including the USA, Australia and the UK.

We adhere to strict industry safety and environmental practices to satisfy stringent regulatory requirements. Sims Pacific Metals has a strong commitment to the environment, sustainability and the health of the communities in which we do business. In all aspects of the business, we strive to implement best practices and the ideals of our Safety, Health, Environment, Community and Sustainability (SHECS) Policy. We take seriously our efforts to be a good community and environmental partner.

Sims Pacific Metals is a proud member of the New Zealand Association of Metal Recyclers.

COVID-19 Alert

From Thursday, the 14th of May, Sims Pacific Metals will be able to resume door trade with all of our customers. This means you will be able to bring your scrap metal in for recycling and payment.

The safety of our customers and employees remains a high priority and in accordance with government protocol, we will be adhering to all level 2 conditions. This includes social distancing of 2 meters while at any of our branches, and given the risks of sharing personal protective equipment, it will be appreciated if customers could please ensure they are wearing closed footwear (no jandals or exposed toes) and bring their own gloves & PPE.

We acknowledge that our processes may create some temporary inconveniences, however, the ongoing health and well-being of all persons associated with Sims Pacific Metals remains our primary focus.

Please visit our COVID-19 page here for more information. Thank you for your understanding.