Atlanta GA Metal Recycling

Direct Metals Recycling is a global recycler of catalytic converters and non-ferrous metals. Based in Atlanta, GA, Direct Metals Recycling is proud to provide the best pricing and grading in a professional, clean, and environmentally safe location... read more »

What’s the Difference Between Steel and Aluminum?

This is a common question that we hear at Direct Metals Recycling. Specifically we hear it from those that are just beginning their journey into the wornderul world of scrap metal recycling. Our four Atlanta scrap recycling yards accept non-ferrous metals. Steel is a ferrous … [Continue Reading]

What is the difference between ferrous and non-ferrous metal?

This is one of the commonly asked questions that we hear. While this has been described in a variety of ways, we love the way that Alton Materials breaks it down as a simple and short answer, “Ferrous metals and alloys contain iron; non-ferrous materials do not.” At Direct … [Continue Reading]

Non Ferrous are not magnetic

Christmas Light Recycling

Most people don’t give a second thought to what to do with their Christmas lights when they faulty and no longer working. In the fast-paced society that we live in with things readily available to replace, it is common to see strands of Christmas lights at this time of the year … [Continue Reading]

Recycling your Christmas Lights

Feeling Thankful

With Thanksgiving under our belts and Christmas on the horizon, we wanted to send out a special thanks to our customers. Without you, Direct Metals Recycling would not be what it is. We Appreciate Your Referrals It is not uncommon to speak with individuals on the phone that … [Continue Reading]

Thankful Recycling

Holiday Gifts and Giving

With Christmas a tad over a month away, many are thinking about how to raise extra cash needed for Christmas. Others, are considering creative ways to help those in need. Whether your motive is in purchasing gifts, or in finding a way to donate, we have some solutions for … [Continue Reading]

Cell Phone Recycling