PRODUCTS WE DO NOT ACCEPT


Materials that are extremely dangerous either to our employees or to the environment are not accepted at Jarvis Metals Recycling. Hazardous waste, substances, materials or scrap contaminated by unknown waste are not accepted either. Since we all desire what is best for the area where we all live, we appreciate your cooperation with our policies.

Valid State Issued Driver’s License or Identification Card is required for sale of regulated materials - please present at the time payment is received.
Jarvis Metals Recycling does NOT buy stolen goods.    
 
Following is a list of materials Jarvis Metals Recycling does NOT buy:

Garbage

Hazardous Materials

 

Air bags
Asbestos or items contaminated with asbestos
Paint Cans: full or empty
PCB: Capacitors (found in: washers, refrigerators, air conditions TV's etc.)
CFC: Refrigerators not acceptable unless drained of CFC by certified technician
Freon: Refrigerators not acceptable unless drained of CFC by certified technician
Medical waste
Unknown chemical substances or residue

Household Items

 

Antifreeze - liquid coolants
Coated cardboard drink containers like Juice boxes
Fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) are recyclable, but contain a small amount of mercury and shouldn't be treated as common household bulbs.
Household Chemicals
Household glass
Light bulbs
Motor oil
Mirrors
Napkins and paper towels
Plastic screw-on tops
Plastic bags and plastic wrap
Plastic-coated boxes, plastic food boxes, or plastic without recycling marks
Pizza boxes: Too much grease
Styrofoam
Tableware
Tyvek shipping envelopes: These are the kind used by the post office and overnight delivery companies
Wet paper
Window panes

 
 

Wood
Oil
Dirt
Diapers
Brightly dyed paper
Ceramics and pottery

Electronics

 

Cathode Ray Tubes
Florescent Light Fixtures with capacitors and bulbs. (We do take the fixtures)
Mercury Switches and thermostats
Sodium Switches

Radioactive Material

 

Parts used in the Nuclear industry
Material contaminated by exposure to radioactivity

Explosives

 

Live Ammunition
Dynamite
Ordnance and ordnance materials that have not been deactivated
Explosives including unexploded war relics

Poisons

 

Pesticides
Fertilizer
Bleach
Ammonia
Antifreeze - liquid coolants

Flammable Liquids

 

Liquid or gas filled containers of any kind (i.e., gas tanks, reservoirs w/fluids)
Oil and Unknown Liquids
Oil Filters
Sealed units or tanks, including propane

 

Jarvis Metals Recycling does not buy stolen materials. Valid State Issued Driver’s License or Identification Card is required for sale of regulated materials - please present at the time payment is received.

JARVIS METALS RECYCLING, INC.
7825 Olive Avenue
Lubbock, Texas 79404
 
806-744-7091

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