Retail Services

Metro Metals Northwest, Inc. is the largest industrial-based scrap metal company in the region, serving customers throughout the Northwest. Operating on 25 acres and a 75,000 square foot facility, our ferrous and nonferrous divisions combine efficient recycling with environmental responsibility.

The public is welcome and Metro Metals is well equipped to buy your metal. Our Columbia Blvd location provides easy access from 1-5 and I-205. Simply drive in to our ferrous scale or park and unload and get your nonferrous metals weighed at our covered nonferrous scale location. We provide bins and equipment necessary to help you unload and weigh your materials. Our scale personnel will help sort your material and will pay for all of your metal, including steel, aluminum, copper, stainless steel, brass, and tin.

FAQ

  • Do I have to sort my material?

    No, but if you do you will get paid more for materials of higher value.
  • When do I get paid?

    Ferrous material is paid for immediately onsite with a check or cash from our onsite ATM. Nonferrous materials will be paid for by check mailed after 3 business days from sale.
  • How can I get paid immediately for nonferrous materials?

    Certain properly registered business owners can be paid immediately for nonferrous materials. Ask a buyer for details.
  • Do you take automobiles?

    Not at our location on Columbia Blvd, but we will take automobiles at Pacific Coast Shredding in Vancouver. Call our yard in Vancouver for details.
  • Do you take refrigerators?

    YES, BUT THE REFRIGERANT MUST BE EVACUATED BY AN EPA-CERTIFIED RECOVERY TECHNICIAN PRIOR TO DELIVERY TO METRO METALS IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL LAW.
  • Is there a minimum or maximum amount of metal you will purchase?

    No we will buy any amount large or small.
  • How do you set your prices?

    Prices are adjusted daily according to the various metals markets. We adjust our prices daily to ensure our customers receive a fair price.