Metal recycling blog & resources

Sims Metal New Zealand Sleeve Loader

Watch our video of the Sims Metal New Zealand Sleeve Loader in action as it plays its part in the metal recycling process.

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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