Metal recycling blog & resources

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.

Got Scrap Metal to Sell? We Are NZ WIDE

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

NAPIER

5 Angus Place, Onekawa

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

Phone: 06 843 7434

HAMILTON

38A Northway Street, Te Rapa

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

Phone: 07 848 0800

WELLINGTON

14 Barnes Street, Seaview

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

Phone: 04 568 4342

NELSON

2 Merton Place, Stoke

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

Phone: 03 548 6766

CHRISTCHURCH

48 Wickham Street, Bromley

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

Phone: 03 384 4059

DUNEDIN

5 Wharf Street, Dunedin South

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

Phone: 03 477 0427

INVERCARGILL

147 Mersey Street, West Invercargill

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

Phone: 03 214 0583

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