Welcome to Sims Metal New Zealand

Find a drop off branch, order a pickup truck or book a bin.

Get paid for your scrap metal


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Get paid to recycle your scrap metal


Bin services & pickup

Sims Metal New Zealand can offer your business a range of bin types and sizes to suit your scrap metal needs.  From 200 litres up to 30m3 and most sizes in-between, our Sims Bins make it even easier to get paid for your scrap metal.


Drop off

With 9 Sims Metal branches around the country, dropping off your scrap metal has never been easier.  Our friendly, helpful staff will ensure we take all safety precautions in your visit and get you weighed, paid and back on the road as quickly and hassle-free as possible.


Scrap metal pickup

Sims Metal New Zealand operates across the whole country.  Our nationwide presence allows us to pick up your scrap metal anywhere from north to south. You might have long roofing iron, machinery or old vehicles for recycling. Wherever you are, we can pick it up. Your scrap can be collected by a self-loading vehicle or a truck and crane for bigger items.

Best price


The best price for your scrap metal

Sims Metal New Zealand is proud to lead the way with genuine, reliable and hassle-free payment options for all our customers.  Whether it be cash for smaller volumes or setting up an account for larger and more regular amounts of scrap metal – our goal is to make it as easy as possible for you to get paid.  From roofing iron, old tractor and forklift bodies, to machinery, whiteware, hot water cylinders even the kitchen sink.  If you’ve got scrap metal we have a competitive price and reliable payment method to suit your needs.

Service you can depend on


100 years of excellence

Sims Metal has the greatest expertise and an established national footprint and are uniquely placed to deliver exceptional outcomes and unrivalled profitability to all our customers across the country.  Our robust systems, modern technology and dedicated health and safety practices allow us to lead the way with service in every capacity.

Sims Metal New Zealand Auckland Truck in Snow

National presence


We’re your local scrap metal recycler

We provide scrap metal recycling services to all of New Zealand.  With 9 sites across the country, we ARE your local scrap metal dealer.  Our friendly reps with priceless local knowledge will work with you and your needs to deliver exceptional service and get you paid as efficiently as possible.  Check out our locations to get in touch with a site near you.

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Get Paid For Your Trade Scrap Metal

If you work as a tradesperson and use metal, then we can pay you cash for any scrap metal, offcuts or metal by-product you have.

We have 9 sites around the country and have a range of collection and drop off options available.

Metal recycling across New Zealand

Sims Metal is one of the world’s leading publicly listed metal recycling companies. We have a strong commitment to the environment, sustainability and the health of the communities in which we do business.

With 9 recycling centres across the country, we make it easier for all kiwis to recycle their scrap metal and get paid.

How to get cash for your scrap metal in 4 easy steps

How to get paid for your scrap metal in 4 easy steps.

1. Don’t throw your metal away, keep it for some cash!
This includes: Cans, pipes, ladders, roofing iron, washing machines & whiteware, car batteries, even the kitchen sink. You can get paid for all of them!

2.To arrange a pickup or drop-off, free-call 0800 226 626.

3. We’ll pick up or you can drop off!

4. Get weighed & get paid – easy as.

Not Sure What You Can Recycle?

Auckland head office

Cnr Kahu & Manu St, Otahuhu

Monday to Friday: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm

Phone: 09 276 1809

Auckland steel yard

263 James Fletcher Drive, Otahuhu

Monday to Friday: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm

Phone: 09 276 1809


5 Angus Place, Onekawa

Monday to Friday: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Phone: 06 843 7434


38A Northway Street, Te Rapa

Monday to Friday: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm

Phone: 07 848 0800


14 Barnes Street, Seaview

Monday to Friday: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Phone: 04 568 4342


2 Merton Place, Stoke

Monday to Friday: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Phone: 03 548 6766


48 Wickham Street, Bromley

Monday to Friday: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm

Phone: 03 384 4059


5 Wharf Street, Dunedin South

Monday to Friday: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Phone: 03 477 0427


147 Mersey Street, West Invercargill

Monday to Friday: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Phone: 03 214 0583

Learn more about our history here.