Metal Recycling


We buy and sell a wide range of steel and scrap metal products at fair prices.

Recycling Specialties has over 60 years of experience in Waste Management. and specializes in the salvage and recycling of scrap metals and transforming them into valuable raw materials for industry use. We collect, process, and recycle nonferrous scrap metal providing processed and sorted metal to industries around the world.

Industrial and Commercial Customers

As a leading-edge metal recycler for over 60 years, we purchase all types of metals including but not limited to scrap metal, off-cuts, machinery and most metals. We collect, process, and recycle ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal providing processed and sorted metal to industries around the world.

Our metal recycling and removal service is designed to maximize your bottom line by reducing costs, enhancing productivity and adding value to operations and processes as well as minimize your environmental liability and ensure compliance with all your local regulations on how to manage, handle and process metals or machinery.

Pile of old metal piles
A truck bed filled with scrap

Residential Customers

We are open to the public and accept all types of scrap metals. We will purchase your scrap metal for top dollar by dropping off your prepared or loose scrap and items at our scaled drop-off and processing location.
Recycling Specialties will purchase your scrap cars. You can do this by dropping your car off at our scaled drop-off centre or by contacting us and arranging a pick-up. We also purchase many automotive related items including but not limited to engines, rotors, aluminum rims, starters, alternators, A/C pumps.

Note: We do not accept barbecue tanks, gas tanks, or cylinders.

Utilizing the latest material handling technology

By keeping all of our equipment up-to-date, Recycling Specialties utilizes the latest material handling technology to recycle scrap metal in a safe and efficient manner. Our ever-growing machinery and equipment list includes the following:

  • Roll-off trucks
  • Lugger trucks
  • Flat-bed trailers
  • Dump trailers
  • Roll-off containers
  • Lugger containers
  • Self-dumping hoppers
  • Hydraulic cranes
  • Non-ferrous baler
  • 90 foot truck scale
  • Radiation detection system
  • Garbage compactors
Transfer station scraping metal

We Offer 2 Convenient Metal Drop-Off Locations

Recycling Specialties has two convenient locations in Utopia and Midland, Ontario. We are open to the public and accept all types of scrap metals.

Utopia Location

8903 Simcoe Rd. 56, Utopia, ON L0M 1T0

Call 705-735-2145

Business Hours

  • Monday – Friday: 6:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Saturday: 7:00 am – 11:30 am
  • Closed all long weekends

Midland Location

1081 MacDonald Rd., Midland, ON L4R 4K3

Call 705-527-5450

Business Hours

  • Monday – Friday: 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed
  • Closed all long weekends

4 Reasons Why Metal Recycling is Important


Conserves Natural Resources

When metals are recycled, they can be used repeatedly without having to mine and process new materials. This conserves resources and reduces the strain on our environment.


Metal Recycling Uses Less Energy Than Mining

 It takes 95% less energy to recycle aluminum cans than to create new ones. And recycling steel and copper saves more power – around 74% and 85%, respectively.


Metal Recycling Creates Jobs

The recycling industry provides many jobs, both directly and indirectly. Jobs in the recycling industry range from sorting and collecting recyclables to manufacturing new products from recycled materials.


Reduces Amount of Waste in Landfills

Landfills are a huge problem. Think twice the next time you’re throwing away that old can or piece of scrap metal. Recycle it. We can reduce waste in landfills and keep our planet clean.

Metal recycling is an essential process in Canada, and it helps to keep our economy strong and our environment healthy. By recycling metal, we can reduce the amount of energy that is needed to produce new metal products, and we can also prevent valuable resources from being wasted.