Want To Sell Your Scrap


We offer full service scrap metal recycling for residential, commercial and industrial customers.

We Buy Any Type of Metal

From bin rentals and garbage dumps to efficient cleanup and comprehensive scrap metal solutions, we have you covered. With our expertise and commitment to exceptional service, we make waste management effortless and ensure that your scrap metal disposal needs are met.

Our scrap yard is a top metal buyer in Hamilton. We accept all ferrous and nonferrous materials including but not limited to copper, aluminum, brass, stainless steel and alloys, radiators, insulated wire, aluminum cans, steel, and appliances. Whether you are an industrial individual or a commercial company, you have found the perfect solution. YORK1 Scrap Metal provides reliable scrap metal recycling in Hamilton.

Need a regular scrap bin service?

For Businesses/Large Projects

We arrange regular bin drop-offs and pickups as needed and issue payments in cash or cheque at your request!

Call Direct: 365-323-5085


  • Convenient and Efficient
  • Regular Pick-ups and Payments
  • *Premium Pricing Available*


  • Manufacturing Facilities
  • Industrial Plants
  • Tool & Dye Shops
  • Retail Stores
  • Transfer Stations
  • Contractors
  • Farmers
  • Charities
  • One Time Yard Clean Ups
York1 BIN 011

We make it easy for you to drop off your small loads of metal, don’t pay to dispose of your unwanted scrap. Our friendly staff will quickly help you through the process of weighing and grading your products. Turn your unwanted scrap metal into CASH with our scrap metal recycling.

284 Sherman Ave N
Hamilton, ON L8L 6N6

We Buy: Appliances, all steel, copper, wire, aluminum, brass, stainless steel, e-scrap, dealer chips, busheling, heavy melt, plate and structural

For current Public Gate Rate scrap metal pricing CLICK HERE or call our office at 289-203-7148 to speak to one of our associates. Commercial and Industrial accounts please call us for project and commodity specific pricing.

Do we offer site clean-ups?

We are here to offer our professional expertise and guidance to help you find the most effective program for cleaning your site. With our years of experience, we have the knowledge to assess your needs and implement a comprehensive cleanup plan that adds value to your scrap materials.

We prioritize health and safety in everything we do. Rest assured that our team members are committed to acting safely and responsibly at all times, ensuring a secure environment for everyone involved.

Additionally, we have access to a wide range of well-maintained equipment, allowing us to handle various scenarios and overcome any unique challenges that may arise during the cleanup process. Trust us to provide the necessary tools and expertise to efficiently and effectively clean your site.

Scrap Yard

Do You Require Demolition Services?

We provide a large range of services including:

  • Plant clean-up
  • Obsolete inventory destruction
  • Complete building demolition
  • General site clean ups
Demolition Project


Easy as 1, 2, 3

Step 1

Get A Bin

Call us at 289-639-9540, order a bin to recycle your scrap metal in and we’ll drop it off to you.

Step 2

Fill It

When you are done filling it with scrap metal, call us to have it picked up.

Step 3

Get Paid

We’ll weigh the scrap metal at our yard and pay you for the scrap, minus the cost of the trucking (cost can vary based on location). Please call for an approximate rate.

* Our weigh scale is calibrated and verified on a regular basis
** Credit given is subject to a container/dumpster charge.

Here are some of the things we buy

We purchase and process ferrous, non-ferrous, and precious metals. This means we can off-set demolition costs through asset recovery programs. Let us consult with you to identify and implement an effective program to remove and recycle your unwanted metal. Our years of experience enable us to identify, implement and manage metal recovery while providing value for your scrap. We pay you premium rates!

Metal Shred

Shred - $

20 ft in length or shorter. 5 ft in width or less. 1⁄4 inch or less in thickness. Must not include any heavy pieces, sealed drums or pails, any gas tanks, batteries, tar, and any hazardous or explosive material.

Car Rotors

Car Rotors - $$

Clean drums and rotors must not contain steel parts including camshafts, valves, valve springs, and studs.

Aluminum Siding

Aluminum - $$$

There are various classifications of aluminum, depending on the quality and process. Pictured here is Aluminum Siding.


Copper - $$$$

The “gold” of the scrap commodities. This high valued commodity has a very high recovery properties.

Stainless Steel

Stainless Steel - $$

Stainless steels are most notable for their corrosion resistance, which increases with increasing chromium content.

Mixed Wire

Mixed Wire - $$$$

Values can go from 0.20 a pound to $2 a pound, depending on copper percentage. Many different shapes and sizes and various prices.

Large Tech Cable

Tech Cable - $$$

From various systems and applications.

Dealer Clips

Dealer Clips - $$

Mixed new and old obsolete clean black, galvanized and painted sheet steel scrap in 1⁄4 inch max thickness. May not include non-ferrous metal attachments, plastic, tar, wood, insulation, white goods, tin plated material, drums, pails or gas tanks.

Plate And Structural

Plate And Structural - $$

Alloy free carbon steel scrap a 1⁄4” and over in thickness. Must not contain pipe, alloy or high carbon steels bars, reinforcing bar, drill rod, alloy armour plate, and springs of any description. More $ for sizes 4’ or less.

Heavy Melt

Heavy Melt - $$

Alloy free carbon steel scrap a 1⁄4” and over in thickness. May also include flattened pipe of 4” diameter and over. Must not contain, cast and/or malleable iron, closed vessels, sheet scrap or light scrap, drill rod, chrome plated steel or any non ferrous bearing material. More $ for sizes 4’ or less.


Busheling - $$$

Consists of clean steel scrap, not exceeding 2 feet by 5 feet. Most materials are new factory sheet clippings, drops, stampings, etc.


Rebar - $

Rebar is a steel bar or mesh of steel wires used as a tension device in reinforced concrete and reinforced masonry structures to strengthen and aid the concrete under tension.

Notable Works



Our team has been involved in all 3 phases of this project. We dropped the 650 ft. stack, the precipitators, and boilers. In June of 2022 we demolished the last boiler and have moved on to the material processing and site clean-up phase.



Our team was involved in the 2nd & 3rd phase of the demolition of the crusher and mill buildings. Approx. 13,000 tonnes of scrap was processed and 100% of the waste was diverted from the landfill.

Excavator demolishes the multi-storey Hotel D'eau Hospital in St Catharines, Ontario.


The team dismantled and demolished the 600,000 sq. ft. Pittsburgh Plate Glass Plant in Owen Sound. 95% of the waste was diverted and over 7,500 tonnes of scrap metal was recovered.