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Frequently Asked Questions on Recycling

You have decided to recycle your scrap at our yard – now that’s one step closer to saving the environment and adding some bucks to your bank account. However, you may have some questions and our team at Brooks Industrial Metals Ltd is here to answer them for you. You can also take a look at some frequently asked questions included here in this page. Should you need more information on our recycling services, contact us.

Q: What Are You Paying for Scrap Metal?

A: Scrap metal pricing varies depending on the world markets, for accurate pricing call our office.

Q: Do You Take Scrap Cars for Recycling?

A: Yes, we do! They are worth more with no tires and fluids drained, like scrap they change in value, contact us for accurate pricing.

Q: What Are Your Hours?

A: We are open Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM but closed on holidays including Saturdays.

Q: What Do You Charge for Your Bin Service?

It varies on the distance travelled to location and also depends on whether you need a temporary bin or permanent bin at your location.

Q: What Information Do I Need to Get a Bin?

A: Name, location, directions or land location to where you would like the bin delivered, temporary or permanent, size of bin needed, mailing address for cheque, contact phone number in case there is a problem.

Q: Do We Resell Metal?

A. Yes! We believe in upcycling or repurposing. If you are looking for various sizes of pipe, beam or plate, lawnmower part or pieces for your next art project - you never know what we have.

Q: Do We Purchase Batteries?

A: Yes! We purchase lead-acid batteries like in your car or motorcycle. If the label says lead acid, we buy it.

Q: Can I Look Around?

A. We look forward to seeing anyone and are happy to help. We do have a sign in safety program in the office.

Q: Do You Take Debit Card for Payment?

A: Sorry, we do not take debit or credit cards. However, our main yard does and is happy to accommodate. We accept cash or cheque.

Q. Do We Pick up Automobiles?

A. We do not pick up cars from the location; however, we are happy to refer a list of trusted budget-friendly customers that do pick up vehicles.


Brooks Industrial Metals Ltd.
221 7 St E
Brooks, AB

T1R 1B3

Phone: 403-362-3544

Fax: 403-362-7042



Recycling Yard
719 Railway Avenue
Brooks , AB
T1R 1B3
Phone: 1-403-793-8853

Fax: 1-403-793-8805


New Steel and Fabrication Shop

Monday – Friday: 7:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Saturday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

*Closed long weekends including Saturdays*


Recycling Yard Hours

Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

*Closed long weekends including Saturdays*

Closed on statutory holidays

Service Area

  • Brooks
  • Southern Alberta


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