American Metals & Iron

    11665 Berryessa Rd.
    San Jose, CA 95133
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    (408) 452-0777

    Buyback: Call for price quotes

    Pickup: Commercial Accounts

    Drop-off: Call for receiving hours

    Fees: Call for price quotes

    General Info: All Freon containing appliances (Refrigerators, Freezers and Air Conditioners) must be certified CFC(Freon) free and have the motor(s) removed to be accepted for scrap recycling.

    Hours: M-F 8am-5pm, Sa 8am-1pm

    Materials Recycled and/or Reused:
    Glass
    This vendor handles:

  • Bottles - Glass: CRV
  • Glass Bottles: CRV
  • Hazardous Material
    This vendor handles:

  • Batteries: Auto / Lead Acid
  • Metal
    This vendor handles:

  • Aluminum Cans: CRV
  • Aluminum Cans: Non-CRV
  • Aluminum Foil & Pans
  • Aluminum Scrap
  • Appliances: Non-working (Must be certified CFC Free)
  • Bi-Metal: CRV
  • Bi-Metal: Non-CRV
  • Brass
  • Bronze
  • Copper
  • Furniture: Metal/Broken - Recycle
  • Nickel
  • Precious Metals
  • Radiators
  • Refrigerators: Non-working (Must be certified CFC Free and motor removed)
  • Scrap Metal
  • Scrap Metal: Non-ferrous
  • Stainless Steel
  • Tin Cans
  • Washers/Dryers: Non-working
  • Water Heaters
  • Wire Scrap
  • Wire: Aluminum
  • Wire: Copper
  • Zinc
  • Plastic
    This vendor handles:

  • #1 PETE Bottles: CRV
  • #1-#7 Narrow-neck Bottles
  • #2 HDPE Bottles: CRV (CRV- Beverage Containers Only)
  • #2 HDPE Bottles: Non-CRV (CRV- Beverage Containers Only)
  • #4 LDPE Bottles: CRV (CRV- Beverage Containers Only)
  • Plastic Bottles Narrow-neck: #1-#7 (CRV- Beverage Containers Only)
  • Plastic Bottles: CRV
  • Water Bottles: #1 PETE - CRV
  • Reuse
    This vendor handles:

  • Computer Monitors: Working - Reuse
  • Electronics - Reuse (VCR's, stereos, monitors, etc.)
  • Stoves / Ovens: Working
  • Special Materials
    This vendor handles:

  • Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs) / Monitors (No cracked/damaged screens)
  • Computer Monitors: Non-working (No cracked/damaged screens)
  • Computers: Scrap - Recycle
  • Electronics: Scrap - Recycle
  • Microwaves: Non-working
  • VCRs: Non-working


Didn't find what you were looking for?  Try searching Alameda County's Recycling & Reuse Options.

If it is not recyclable, please assure that you dispose of material properly through your garbage collection company or a permitted Transfer Station or Landfill.  To report illegal dumping, call 1-800-NO-DUMPING.

Back to Contra Costa County Waste Reduction & Recycling Home Page

County Recycling Hotline: 1 (800) 750-4096 -or- cccrecycle@yahoo.com

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