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Rockaway Recycling has been a family run New Jersey scrap yard located in Rockaway since 1977. Over the years, our yard and team members have recycled millions of pounds of scrap metals like copper, brass, insulated copper wire, aluminum, and steel with thousands of customers.

Fair Weight, Fair Price.™️

Once you arrive at our scrap yard, our team will be happy to help you unload your truck, assist in sorting your metals, and weigh your scrap metal on our state-certified scales. We also provide scrap metal pick up services in the Tri-State area of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York.

Please see our Pricing/Picture Page for pictures of the materials we accept. Also if you are looking to request commercial scrap metal pickups, you can schedule a visit or service directly online. If you are having trouble determining what scrap metal you have, be sure to use the magnet test to get started.


Today's Prices

( September 24th, 2022, 8:00 am )
Metal/Material Current Price
#1 Bare Bright Wire
#1 Copper Tubing / Flashing
#2 Copper Tubing / Bus Bar
Brass (Plumbing, Pipe)
Insulated Copper Wire
THHN Cable
Insulated Cable
500-750 MCM (Bare Bright Inside)
Sheet Aluminum
Cast Iron

Commercial Scrap Metal Pickup Services

Providing Commercial Container Service

Our New Jersey Scrap Yard uses state-certified digital scales, as well as a container & pick-up service to help your scrap metal recycling easier. We may be located in New Jersey, but Rockaway Recycling can help you with scrap metal recycling all over the region like Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, and the surrounding region.

We offer various sizes of containers for pickup services for your scrap metal, contact us to schedule a pick up with us today. We can also provide services for national industrial scrap metal projects.

Rockaway National – Our team also extends beyond the Tri-State area and services scrap metal removal, demolition projects, liquidations, and equipment removal across the United States. Contact our team today with your larger scrap metal projects.


Different Scrap Metal Services Available


Different Scrap Metal Metals We Buy

  • Copper – We buy all types of copper scrap including bare bright wire, tubing, wires, and cable.
  • Aluminum – We accept various types of aluminum scrap like sheet, siding, wire, and cast. We do NOT accept cans.
  • Stainless Steel – We buy all grades of stainless steel scrap like 303, 304, 316, and more.
  • Brass – We buy all types of yellow brass, bronze, and red brass. Sort it from copper to make more money.
  • And More – Rockaway Recycling also buys steel, iron, cast iron, electric motors, electronics, and more.

Read What Our Customers Are Saying

“I am a Demolition Contractor handling a lot of large-scale takedowns in the North Jersey area and we have been dealing with Rockaway Recycling for a few years now with all positive experiences.”

– Tom C.

I always drive the extra miles to bring my scrap to Rockaway Recycling…they are honest and friendly and their facility is always clean and orderly.”

– Bill B.

“Courteous workers, great system, good prices. I am a fan and will take my business here from now on.

– Marc G.

Great place, great prices! I’ve been coming here for about 8 years worth the trip. Always in and out.”

– Sonny H.

“I’ve been bringing my scrap to Rockaway Recycling since the late 80’s. They have always had the best prices and the best people.”

– John S.

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Family Owned & Operated New Jersey Scrap Yard

founder of rockaway recyclingSince Rockaway Recycling started in 1977, our scrap yard and team has prided itself on being different from other yards in the New Jersey and Tri-State Area. Sticking to our motto, “Fair Weigt, Fair Price.™️” we have been able to recycle millions of pounds of metal that avoided going into landfills. Give us an opportunity to earn your business every time you come to our scrap yard.

“We value our customers by being honest and up front with them.”



Rockaway Recycling and our Team often will report some of the latest news, coupons, and scrap market updates. This allows our customers to get a good idea of what is going on in the market, what’s happening at our scrap yard, and the latest specials we have running so you can make more money on scrap. If you are looking for scrap metal specials, this is the place to look.

We also often host Customer Appreciation BBQ’s during the year benefiting our favorite charities and you can check here for the events coming up with the coupons, dates, and details. Be sure to also sign up for our newsletters to receive our special coupons during the month.

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