Not Allowed

Atlas Metal & Iron does not recycle the items above for safety purposes:

  • T.V.'s, Monitors
  • Microwaves
  • Refrigerators, freezers, Air Conditioners (any unit that has contained Freon, commercial accounts with proper certification are acceptable with Compressor removed.)
  • Closed or Sealed containers (oxygen bottles, steel fuel tanks, propane tanks)
  • Wet transformers, Ballasts or any item containing PCB’s
  • Kegs from individuals (Business accounts are acceptable)
  • Radioactive material
  • Asbestos
  • Steel Barrels (unless they have been triple-rinsed and EPA-certified)
  • Batteries of any kind
  • Any type of hazardous material (oil, Freon, transmission fluid, mercury)
  • Safes (unless they are solid steel and contain no concrete or brick).

Visit the Environmental Protection Agency website where you will find 127,900 results on the site for recycling tips for these items.