Our most common questions and answers can be found on this page. If you don’t find the answer you’re looking for, please don’t hesitate to contact us at one of our three locations located nearest to you!

This is actually a very popular question.  George Scott, he serves as President to the corporation.  He is generally best contacted at the Durham yard, (530) 345-6241, between the hours of 8am – 12 noon.
Iron & Metals, Batteries (Auto/Equipment), Radiators, Motors, Equipment, Copper, Brass, Scrap Aluminum; pretty much any material made of metal. We accept appliances such as Washers, Dryers, Hot Water Heaters, Dishwashers, etc. We can only accept refrigerators without the motor.
Non-ferrous metal is aluminum, copper, brass  — metal that a magnet does not stick to.  What is meant by dirty vs. clean is that no other material is on that metal.  (i.e. screws, rubber molding, wood framing, netting, etc.).  We accept both clean and dirty non-ferrous material.

In addition, we are a state certified recycler and participate in the state California Redemption Value (CRV) program and therefore take aluminum cans, glass bottles, and plastic water bottles.  Items stamped CRV generally are items we can pay the public for.

We may be able to take other types of containers and card board as a donation only.

Yes, people often are looking for material to make things  (i.e. fencing, frames, art projects, etc.).  You are welcome to stop by our business, check in at the office and we will assist you.
While we can generally quote prices over the phone to give you some idea of what we may be able to pay for the material we must see the material to determine a firm price.
Yes/absolutely.  We accept donations of any material that we normally recycle.