Not just a Scrap Yard: Edmonton’s Experts in Scrap Metal Recycling since 1976

General Recycling Industries Ltd. is your one-stop source for complete scrap metal recycling in Edmonton. We understand that as natural resources continue to be depleted, renewal and preservation of our global environment are critical for long-term sustainability. Let us put our more than 35 years of recycling experience to work for you.

General Recycling has made a firm commitment to educating businesses and individuals throughout Alberta about the benefits of metal recycling. Contact our team today.

Buying Your Scrap Metal

General Recycling is proud to offer clients an opportunity to reduce their carbon footprint with our scrap metal purchasing program. We buy several types of scrap metals, including:


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Need help finding the closest General Recycling location? Want more information on general scrap metal in Edmonton? Find out the answers to these questions and many more in our handy FAQ.


Safety Is Key

General Recycling is strongly committed to industry leading health, safety, and environment best management practices.


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We are members of ISNetworld.

We are COR certified and adhere to the most current health and safety standards.

Our staff is trained in first aid, dangerous goods handling, and hazardous material recognition.

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We’re open from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM on weekdays and from 8:00 AM until 1:00 PM on Saturdays. We're closed on Sundays and holidays.

South Side Location


4120 – 84 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6B 3H3


Local: 780-452-5865

Toll Free: 1-866-983-9999

Fax: 780-468-6111

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West End Location


11915 – 156 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5V 1E8


Local: 780-453-7000

Toll Free: 1-800-222-6595

Fax: 780-452-1736

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