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.

Sims Pacific Metals is a member of NZ AMR
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Auckland is now at alert level 3 while the rest of New Zealand is at alert level 2.  Please be assured that the safety of our customers, suppliers and employees remains our highest priority during this time.

In Auckland at Level 3, we will not be open to the general public for recycling but will remain open to industrial and corporate clients deemed essential businesses who need to recycle their scrap metal.  

For the rest of New Zealand at Alert Level 2, we will still be open.

During this time across all branches, we will be operating revised procedures specific to approved Government COVID-19 protocols to ensure we are operating our workplace safely – including mandatory use of face masks for all customer-facing employees.  

Please ensure you follow any instruction given by our teams, particularly around social distancing and appropriate PPE.

We acknowledge that these processes may create some temporary inconveniences, however, the ongoing health and wellbeing 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.