Industrial Scrap Metal Recycling in Lancaster, PA

Partnering with a scrap metal processor on an Industrial Scrap Metal Recycling program for your commercial business is not a complicated process, but ensuring that you have a trusted and transparent partner that is in it for the long term business relationship is very important!

If you are a company involved in the manufacturing of products, you are sure to find that you generate a significant amount of scrap metal byproducts throughout your day-to-day operations.

Sahd Metal Recycling is a third-generation family business that has thrived by building partnerships with commercial businesses like yours.  If you are looking for a company to partner with on your commercial metal recycling program here are some very important points to consider:

24-Hour Service Guarantee

Sahd Metal Recycling guarantees a 24 hour turnaround of our scrap metal recycling containers, industrial metal scrap bins and commercial recycling dumpsters. From the moment you text, call or email the owners Dan and Mike or Shelbie you will get the personal attention and service you deserve. Sahd Metal Recycling will ensure you have the proper containers for your space and materials and we will give you and empty bin and take away your full one within 24 hours of notification. Often times we are there to serve you within a few hours! Juan, Tom, Ron, Mike, Sam and our entire driving team are all approachable and available for customer service and communication--we will do whatever makes it easy for you!

Transparent Pricing

You should never have to ask what your pricing is or worse have no idea what the value of your metals are. Our commercial metals scrap pricing is transparent and open. We establish pricing formulas with our customers based on a percentage of the steel prices from Fastmarkets AMM and copper, brass, aluminum and stainless steel pricing based on We provide you with a fair and open pricing formula that bounces with the market and Aileen, our customer service representative sends out monthly pricing emails so you know exactly the value of your metals even before you communicate with us for a pickup.


Sahd Metal Recycling has been in business for over 70 years because we care for our customers and we treat them well! We offer prompt payment with fully accountable reporting that includes tickets with weight and pricing information and most importantly a check at the end of the billing month. Prices are based on formulas so you know the value of the metal before we pick it up. We also provide reporting on your recycling program so you can provide your municipality with all the reporting information that they require.

Sustainable Processes

Sahd Metal Recycling is proud of our commitment to sustainability. We are the home of Earth Day, Every Day. What that means to you is that your scrap will be recycled responsibly. You will not be embroiled in environmental issues or DEP chain of custody issues. We have very stringent requirements for metal to be brought into our yard grease and fluid free and that helps ensure that your scrap will be responsibly recycled.

Great people , great service and always fair prices

Ray M.

Lancaster, PA

Containers, Bins & Trucks

Let one of our scrap metal experts help develop a business recycling program for you.
We provide a diverse array of large industrial scrap bins, dumpsters, and commercial containers to serve you.  We will listen to your needs and see what we can do to serve you instead of having you meet our program.  Rolloff dumpsters of all sizes from 15-22 feet long and 4-6 feet high, smaller forklift moved containers ranging from 4-foot square to 6×12, and custom-made bins to fit your program are all possible options.  We also have 45-foot flatbeds, 16-foot stakebody trucks, and rolloff trucks ready to serve you.  We will do whatever it takes to serve you!  If you are a recurring industrial scrap metal recycling partner there is no charge for these services if you are generating consistent loads of metal.

Container Sizes:

Free Metal Assessment

Sahd Metal Recycling serves a wide array of customers in Lancaster, York, Berks, Dauphin, and Cumberland Counties, and beyond.  We serve metal fabricators, weld shops, manufacturers of all kinds, demolition companies, construction companies, food processors, and any commercial entity that produces metal scrap!

If you would like a free no commitment analysis of how we can help you create or improve your recycling program we would love to hear from you!  Please contact Dan: (717) 684-8506.  We will visit, look at the metal you have or will process, and see how we can serve you best

How the Process Works:

We receive your text, call, or email requesting a pickup the heading

We provide service within 24 hours, often within a few hours.

Sahd Metal Recycling weighs the load on our certified scale and sorts your load, providing you with a weight ticket that maximizes the value of your scrap – we pay you for the categories of the material in the bin, even with sorting.

We promptly pay you for your metal, including ticketing information and all information you need to summarize your program totals.​

One potential aid to help you select a commercial recycling program is membership in the Institute of Scrap Metal Recyclers. Sahd Metal Recycling is a proud member of ISRI and some other local companies that are members include:  Consolidated Scrap Resources, Full Circle Recycling and AMG Resources.  Members typically share best practices and have often been in business for a long time due to their relationships with their industrial recycling partners.


Contact us with any questions you may have about our services, or visit our guide page if it’s your first time visiting us. We value our customers greatly and are dedicated to giving you the best price possible for your metal. To do this, we frequently update our current scrap metal prices online so you know ahead of time what we will pay. Our promise at Sahd’s is to give you the most transparent pricing and provide excellent service!

Sahd Metal Recycling will provide roll-off dumpsters and various sized containers as part of our commercial metal recycling service.  If you are interested in partnering with us we will come by and see if we can enhance your industrial metal recycling program and offer a transparent formula pricing proposal.

Once our program is in place our guarantee to our customers is service within 24 hours of a call/text/email notification.  With Sahd Metal Recycling you are always the most important customer and you will be communicating with owners Mike or Dan or Shelbie or Aileen.

Sahd Metal Recycling offers our Industrial scrap metal recycling partners upfront formula pricing that moves with the market.  Ferrous scrap metal formulas are based on the American Metal Market monthly report and nonferrous formulas based on day of pickup pricing at  We believe in giving our partners all of the information in advance so they can make educated decisions on when they want to scrap their metal on their terms.

Acceptable Materials

Appliances including:
  • Stoves
  • Microwaves
  • Washers and Dryers
  • Dishwashers
  • FOR A $10 FEE—Air Conditioners

End of Life Items Including:
  • Machinery (all fluids,pans and cylinders removed)
  • Farm Equipment
  • Farm Machinery
  • Lawnmowers
  • Cast Iron Patio Furniture
  • Cast Iron Outdoor Railing
  • Sheet Metal
  • Steel Wheels
  • Steel

Nonferrous Scrap:
  • Aluminum
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Aluminum Pots and Pans
  • Aluminum Siding/Gutters/Downspouts
  • Aluminum Patio Furniture
  • Aluminum Wheels
  • Aluminum Wire
  • Auto Batteries
  • Brass Fixtures/Lamps Decorative items
  • Cable, Fence and Wire
  • Christmas Lights
  • Copper
  • Copper and Brass Plumbing Pipes
  • Copper and Brass Plumbing Valves and Connectors
  • Copper Tubing
  • Copper Wire
  • Electric Motors
  • Insulated Wire
  • Radiators
  • Screen Doors/Windows (glass removed)
  • Stainless Steel

Prohibited Materials

  • Acetylene Cylinders
  • Asbestos or Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM)- applies to both fibrous and solid materials
  • Any Scrap Containing Refrigerants (CFC or HCFC) (Freezers, Refrigerators)  Air Conditioners are accepted for a $10 fee
  • Cathode Ray Tubes (CRT/tube-style computer monitors or televisions)
  • Closed Compressed Gas Cylinders – high pressure cylinders with valve intact
  • Combustible or Flammable Materials – fuels, paints, degreasers, unpunctured aerosol cans
  • Corrosive Materials – highly acidic or caustic materials (battery acid, caustic soda, etc.)
  • Explosive Materials, Munitions, Shell Casings – includes suspect military scrap
  • Free Flowing Liquids (including water)
  • Hazardous Waste – toxic or poisonous materials or wastes
  • Infectious Materials – blood-soaked or biohazard items
  • Liquids or Scrap Containing Free Flowing Liquids – fuels, antifreeze, oils, hydraulic fluid, paints
  • Mercury Containing Materials – mercury-containing thermostats, switches or fluorescent light bulbs
  • Non-Metallic Items – concrete, wood, asphalt, dirt, debris, tires (more than 5 per auto)
  • PCB-Containing Materials
  • Whole tanks uncut
  • Radioactive Scrap – anything exhibiting radiation levels above background
  • Scrap with Small Capacitors that contain 50 ppm of PCBs