Health and Safety

Looking to sell your scrap metal?

Safety Requirements when visiting our sites:

Photo ID Required
Please bring photo identification. It is a requirement for us to keep a record of all purchases through the Second Hand Dealer and Pawnbrokers ACT.
Covered Footwear
Please wear covered footwear. We supply PPE gear when on site, however, please come with covered and filled in footwear.

Your Partner for Safer, More Efficient
Recycling Nationwide

Sims Pacific Metals is committed to its local communities. First and foremost the company is committed to assured Health and Safety for every employee, customer, visitor or neighbour. The company continues to invest heavily in effective safety management systems with dedicated and committed staff whose roles are to ensure safe work practices. We proactively mitigate the inherent risks and have the strongest safety and environmental practices in the metal recycling industry in New Zealand.

In addition, we actively work with local and national authorities to promote recycling. Recently, we have been at the forefront in making submissions to the Waste Minimisation Bill. We are best placed to provide deep understanding of the industry as well as the financial, environmental, social and political impacts of scrap recycling. We are the partner to ensure that KiwiRail is aided for the most robust, safe and efficient scrap metal collection that provides the highest yield and the utmost accountability.

SiteWise Certification
Sims Pacific Metals is a member of New Zealand Association of Metal Recyclers
ARHT Mission Sponsor 2017 Logo
World Sustainability Organization Logo

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all of Sims Pacific Metals branches will be closed from Thursday the 26th of March 2020 until Monday the 20th of April 2020 unless advised differently by the New Zealand Government.

If you have any enquiries during this time, please email your local trading representative whose details can be found on the contact us pages of our website or email We apologise for any inconvenience this will cause and look forward to helping you recycle your scrap metal as soon we are able to open our doors. Thanks in advance, Sims Pacific Metals.