Find Below the List of Unacceptable Materials

Blackfoot Metals Ltd. is a trusted metal recycling company in Calgary. We have been providing metal recycling services for over 36 years. Our team has the expertise to recycle both ferrous and non-ferrous metals. We accept various metals and provide reimbursement at competitive rates. Call us today to learn more.

However, there are some items we cannot accept at the present time. These include:

  • Airbags

  • Ammunition or explosives

  • Antifreeze

  • Asphalt

  • Closed containers

  • Concrete

  • Dirt

  • Electronic scrap

  • Flammable materials

  • Fluids

  • Fluorescent lights

  • Gasoline

  • Gear oil

  • Glass

  • Grease

  • Hazardous waste or chemicals

  • Hydraulic fluid

  • Oils

  • Paint cans

  • Radioactive material

  • Refrigerants

  • RVs, motorhomes, camping trailers

  • Rubber

  • Tires

  • Wood

  • Yard debris

  • Other non-metal materials

We take precautions to ensure our business is conducted adhering to strict ethical values. For this reason we do not accept scrap metal that we cannot confirm is coming from a legitimate source. When you visit us, please ensure to carry appropriate ownership documentation for the scrap metal that you are selling, including:

  • One piece of valid government-issued picture ID

  • A second piece of valid government-issued ID (no picture required)

  • Proof of ownership

Unacceptable Materials

At our recycling facility, we don’t accept a few materials such as airbags, asphalt, paint cans, closed containers, and more.


Blackfoot Metals Ltd.

4025 90 Avenue SE

Calgary, AB 

T2C 2S5

Phone: 403-720-5970


Fax: 403-720-5973

Please call or send an email if you have any questions or require more information!


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