Scrap Yard Near Essex County, NJ

Posted: November 3, 2020

Rockaway Recycling – Essex County Area Scrap Yard in New Jersey

photoRockaway Recycling is a Morris County scrap yard located in Rockaway, New Jersey. You can locate Rockaway Recycling on our Hours & Directions page to see the easiest way to get to our facility from Essex County, NJ. If you are coming from Essex County to bring you scrap metal for recycling you can check our current scrap metal prices in the North New Jersey area.

See Our Current Scrap Metal Prices

(Last Modified: December 1st, 2022, 4:50 pm)
Metal/MaterialCurrent Price
Brass (Plumbing, Pipe) $1.90/lb
Insulated Cable $2.40/lb
Cast Iron $150-$200/GT

Current Scrap Metal Prices at Rockaway Recycling

Since 1977, Rockaway Recycling has been a family-owned and operated facility serving all of New Jersey and the Tri-State area with their scrap metal recycling needs. We specialize in industrial scrap metal services like demolitions, rip-outs, commercial scrap metal projects, and other jobs.

Rockaway Recycling has had years of experience serving the Essex County area including the following areas:


We have removed metal lockers and aluminum bleachers from schools in and around Montclair. We were able to provide the containers to haul the metals away. Rockaway Recycling has also done many rip outs of old brass pipe from local areas in Montclair.

West Orange

In the West Orange area we have recycled aluminum bleachers from local sports field. We were able to provide containers and hauling services for the scrap aluminum. Some other items like computer towers and hard drives have been recycled by our team in the West Orange area. We do provide certificate of destruction for any e-scrap recycling.

East Orange

We have helped to tear down an old bank in East Orange. where we scrapped the safes as well as the copper and insulated wire that was inside of the building. We were able to have the job completed in good time with little to no inconvenience.


We have done various projects and scrap metal pickups in Livingston. Some examples are, a water treatment facility rip outs of the steel, iron, and large electric motors. We were able to provide the trucking and transportation of materials to our scrap yard in Rockaway in a timely manner.

all types of demolition scrap metalNewark

Our team can provide pickup and container services in Newark, NJ. We have recovered and recycled 750 MCM cable, cat 5/6 wire, and other types of copper pipes from demolitions of buildings. With experience in the Newark area, we are familiar with the area and can make the project efficient for you.


When we are doing projects and jobs in the Bloomfield area, we can get whatever metals you need picked up. We have worked on many clean outs of old buildings and have taken out the old machinery like lathes, presses, and printing machines. We can haul many different types of materials.


Rockaway Recycling has experience in recycling electronics and e-scrap in Caldwell, NJ. We have recycled all types of electronics like computer servers, hard drives, as well as old steel furniture. We can provide any paperwork you made need for secure destruction of your electronic scrap.

North Caldwell

In North Caldwell, we have recycled all types of equipment from old phone systems to large commercial chillers off of rooftop units. While these may seem like daunting tasks, our team is qualified and efficient at getting the job complete and haul your metals away.


In Nutley, we have worked with machine shops to recycle old brass turnings, stainless steel turnings, and carbide bits. Many times we can provide machine shops in New Jersey with barrels and 55-gallon drums for any machine shop turnings and other obsolete scrap metal from machine shops.


In Fairfield, we have experience scrapping stainless steel cases, racks, and other types of non-ferrous metals have been pulled out of businesses. We are always careful to make sure that you have the right containers to separate any different metals you may have in the area.

what are the scrap prices for steel in june?Belleville

In the Belleville area, Rockaway Recycling has recycled many miscellaneous steel items like I-Beams, steel racks/shelving, as well as other iron scrap. With larger pieces of steel and other ferrous metals, we can provide you with the containers needed. If you need multiple containers at once, we can arrange.

Short Hills

We have worked with many HVAC companies to recycle their old air conditioning units, as well as chillers, and boils from larger commercial buildings. Some of the projects we have completed in the Short Hills, NJ area has included some of these larger air conditioner units and chillers. We have the right equipment to remove the materials.

If you are a electrical contractor, plumber, construction worker, contractor, or homeowner in Essex County looking for a scrap yard in New Jersey, Rockaway Recycling is less than 45 minutes away from you. You can get to our facility via Route 280 to Route 80 in less than an hour and leave with cash in hand for your scrap metals like copper, aluminum, brass, stainless steel, and more.

Electricians – Special Prices for Electrical Wires & Cable

If you are an electrician in Essex County we want to invite you to our facility to enjoy our special electrical prices for your scrap metals. Including bare bright copper wire, insulated wire, and cable Rockaway Recycling offers special electrician prices for our customers.

Special Scrap Metal Prices for Electricians

Plumbers – Special Prices for Brass & Copper Pipe

All Essex County plumbers are invited to take advantage of Rockaway Recycling’s special plumber pricing at our facility. Bring you scrap brass, copper, lead, and water meters into our facility and receive special prices for your materials.

Special Scrap Metal Prices for Plumbers

At Rockaway Recycling we pride ourselves in helping our customers get the best value for your scrap metal so be sure to check out our helpful scrap metal tips and FAQ’s before bringing in your material. We also offer price matching and competitive pricing for scrap prices in New Jersey.

All homeowners are welcome to bring their scrap metal for recycling to our facility. Some metals we accept are:

Bare Bright Wire Plumbing Brass Insulated Copper Cable Insulated Copper Wire
Aluminum Siding Stainless Steel Scrap Steel/Iron Electric Motors
Computer Towers Harddrives CPU Chips Laptops

If you have any questions about Rockaway Recycling and our daily updated scrap prices, please feel free to contact us below and we will be able to address any of your concerns.

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