Recycling

Overview

As part of InfraBuild’s integrated supply chain, we have a global scrap metal footprint.

Domestic

In Australia, our 21 InfraBuild recycling facilities are supplemented by five sites in regional NSW that operate as Matthews Metal Management – a brand of InfraBuild. Together the 26 sites contribute around 1.4 million tonnes of recycled metals annually into our steelmaking operations.

We are an industry leader in the supply of processed ferrous scrap (steel) products to our domestic steel mills in Sydney and Melbourne. We also have an extensive non-ferrous business that supplies both domestic and international markets with high quality products for recycling.

International

As part of our global operations, we own and operate scrap metal facilities in the US (Tampa, Florida, and LaPlace in Louisiana) and our recycling export terminal in Gdansk, Poland. We have a recycling centre in Hong Kong and a network of scrap metal traders in China, India, South Africa, Spain, the Netherlands and the UK.

Our Capability

At the forefront of our business is the provision of safe, efficient, transparent and environmentally-friendly solutions to meet the needs of our customers.
We provide metal recycling solutions to a broad range of scrap metal generators such as householders, local government, mining, demolition, industrials, automotive recyclers, waste companies. 

Capabilities Statement

You can be confident that we can provide the range, quality and service support you need through:

  • Global footprint
  • Provides individual solutions seeking environmental outcomes
  • Competitive pricing
  • Supplying domestic and international markets
  • Vertically integrated supply chain
  • Industries most experienced trading team
  • Employ operational experts
  • Transparent weighing technology (photographs of each item weighed available)

Environment

We are committed to pursuing a high standard of environmental management throughout our operations. We strive for continual improvement in environmental performance. As required by the NSW government, InfraBuild provides the results of environmental monitoring and Pollution Incident Response Management Plans for our Hexham recycling centre. Similarly, we comply with all international environmental requirements.

Metal Recycling Services

We offer safe and effective environmental management of metal recycling by handling, collecting, processing and distributing (for sale) ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metals at the majority of our sites.

Contact your nearest Branch

Industrial Bin Services

InfraBuild Recycling has a range of bin types and sizes to suit your commercial needs. We offer efficient and friendly service to your business, ensuring you get the right bin for the job.

Contact your nearest InfraBuild Recycling Branch to arrange your commercial metal recycling service

Drop Off

All InfraBuild Recycling yards offer FREE DROP OFF for scrap steel such as tin, wire, roofing, hot water systems and white goods and electrical waste.

We offer on-site weight and pay at all our Recycling Yards. 

Household Collections

Our fleet of trucks can accept: old BBQ's, car/ truck Batteries, weight sets, trailers, old trampolines, bikes and more.

Keep up to date with household collections happening in your area here

Mining, Farm & Property Cleanups

InfraBuild Recycling can offer assistance with clearing farms and rural properties of old vehicles, farm machinery and tools.

Contact us for further information.

Non Ferrous Metals Accepted

  • Copper
  • Insulated Copper Wire
  • Aluminium
  • Insulated Aluminium Wire
  • Aluminium Cans
  • Aluminium Wheel Rims
  • Brass
  • Radiators
  • Stainless Steel
  • Lead
  • Car, Truck, Tractor, Industrial Batteries
  • Electric Motors
  • Transformers

Ferrous Metals Accepted

  • Steel sheet
  • Structural steel
  • Machinery
  • Farm implements
  • Car bodies
  • Whitegoods
  • Steel swarf
  • Pipe
  • Cast iron

Item Not Accepted

  • Asbestos
  • Bio Waste
  • Gas Bottles
  • Poisons
  • Explosives
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Flammable Liquids
  • Corrosives
  • Mattresses
  • Furniture
  • Construction Waste

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We buy your scrap metal. InfraBuild Recycling collects copper, aluminium, brass, stainless steel, batteries and old cars. Our local scrap metal yard processes steel for use in the steel industry. InfraBuild Recycling metal recycling services include: Site Clean Ups, Drop Offs, Farm & Property Clean Ups, Household Collections, Bin Services and more.