Scrap Metal Drop Off Locations

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02 Get Paid

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03 Get back on the road

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Got some scrap metal to drop off?

What we buy
From household items to tradies scrap, industrial by-product and everything in between. We buy all types of metal.
How we pay
We'll get you paid for all your scrap metal as quickly and securely as possible.
Where to drop off
With nine sites across the country, finding the right place to sell your scrap metal has never been easier.

Drop Off

If you have some scrap metal you’d like to get some cash for, we’d love to help you out.  With 9 sites around the country, dropping off your scrap metal has never been easier.  Our friendly, helpful staff will ensure we take all safety precautions in your visits and then get you weighed, unloaded and paid as quick hassle-free as possible.  For more information on what we buy and where you can drop off, please continue reading below.

What we buy

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We collect and recycle a wide variety of 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, plus every day household items including garden sheds, roofing iron, fence wire, car batteries, mag wheels, washing machines, fridges, ovens, hot water cylinders and of course the kitchen sink!  If it’s metal and not part of our prohibited items we will probably recycle it. Click here for a for a full list of metals and items we buy.

How we pay

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We have a number of payment options to get you paid for your scrap metal as quickly and hassle-free as possible.
If you need cash then we can make cash payments from one of our nine drop-off sites around the country.
Alternatively, we can set you up with an account whereby we can then transfer funds directly to your bank account.
We also provide cash cheques if none of the above payment options are suitable.
For customers who bank with the ASB Bank, we can transfer funds direct to your account on the spot with the secure ASB Mobile App.  To find out more about our payment options, please call 0800 226 626 or get in touch via our contact form here.

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Where to drop off

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Sims Pacific Metals is New Zealand’s largest scrap metal recycling company.  With 9 sites across the country, we are expertly positioned to collect scrap metal from all of New Zealand.  In the North Island, we have scrap metal collection sites in Auckland, Hamilton, Napier and Wellington.  In the South Island, we have sites in Nelson, Christchurch, Dunedin and Invercargill. If you have any scrap metal that you think could be recycled, we’d love to hear from you.  Please call 0800 226 626 or get in touch via our contact form here.