Products Bought and Sold at Allen's Scrap & Salvage

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What are metals worth?

Non-ferrous materials are worth significantly more by weight. If you have a lot of non-ferrous we suggest you separate them in your load prior to coming to our yard. You can still unload ferrous and non-ferrous in one trip, just as long as you’ve separated it beforehand. Prices vary dramatically and change with market fluctuations. Contact us for today’s pricing.

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Our Equipment

Madill Grapple

Madill Grapple

Materials We Sell

You can browse the materials we have available at our main yard but please stop in at the office first. For your safety, all visitors in the yard must be accompanied by an Allen’s Scrap & Salvage employee and wear a visi-vest and hardhat for safety. The price for the material is based on the current market value less the cost to transport the material and process it.

Materials We Buy

The combination of our modern, computerized point of scale management system and our experienced staff ensure you get the best value for the materials you bring.

When it comes to pricing the metals we purchase, there are a number of variables that can affect this process, including:

  • THE GRADE OF METAL, because every metal has a number of different grades, each developed for specific applications

  • THE COMMODITY PRICE of the metal, which can change several times a day, in concert with supply & demand for the metal, commodities trading and fluctuations in currency exchange rates

  • THE STATE OF THE METAL ie whether it has been properly sorted and cleaned of other types of metals or contaminants such as plastic or insulation.

  • THE TRAVEL FACTOR meaning whether the metal is delivered to us or we have to pick it up. Also, our costs to send it to the smelter for final processing.

For more information which materials we commonly buy, click here.

Unacceptable Materials

Although we strive to recycle as many different types of materials as we can, we do not accept the following materials for safety and environmental reasons:

  • Rubber

  • Items containing CFCs

  • Pressurized Cylinders

  • Bio-Hazardous Waste

  • Radioactive Materials

  • Liquids

  • Dirt

  • Garbage

  • Wood Debris

  • Plastic

Two locations to serve you:

Hours of Operation:
8am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday
Closed Saturday & Sunday

Prince George

302 – 2nd Ave.
Prince George, B.C.
V2L 2Z5

Terrace

5206 Keith Ave.
Terrace, B.C.
V8G 3J8