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We Purchase Catalytic Converters Across US

Visit our Catalytic Converter buying website at You can see current scrap catalytic converter prices, how you can ship them to us, and a little bit more about recycling them.

Ask About Our Pickup Service

Serving the New Jersey area and Tri-State region, Rockaway Recycling can provide you with pickup services for your scrap metal form demolition, construction, or industrial clean outs. Ask us about the different types of containers we can provide you with to get the job done.

Tips on Separating Copper Pipes

When you head into Rockaway Recycling you will often see the bucket or box full of copper pipe. One will be #1 and the other #2. The difference is the components on the outside or inside of the pipe.

Price Difference Electric Motors vs. Sealed Units

At Rockaway Recycling we want to make sure that you know what you are getting paid for. We make sure to separate your electric motors and sealed units due to the price difference at the scale. Usually sealed units will range from $0.05-0.10 less than electric motor scrap price because of the amount of steel on the outside.

We Don't Accept Freon In Appliances

Rockaway Recycling will turn customers away if they bring in items like air conditioners, refrigerators, or freezers that contain freon. The recyclable gas can be harmful for the environment if it is not removed correctly by a professional.

How to Separate Copper Wire

Joe tackles a hard challenge of determining the difference between various wires. Use this as a guide to determine what wires you have. Also be aware of your approximate weight of material, you may want to strip the wire for more money.

Do We Accept Appliances? Which Ones?

Sean and Virginia walk through some of the common questions we receive at Rockaway Recycling about the different types of appliances that we accept. From dishwashers to furnaces we answer those questions and how we pay for them.

Scrapping With Rockaway Recycling Crew

Since 1977, Rockaway Recycling has been serving all of the Tri-State area with all their scrap metal needs. Sticking to our slogan, "Fair Weight, Fair Price." We have a great crew and team of workers to help you with your scrapping.

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