Recycling Fact

Between 1990 and 2000, Americans wasted a total of 7.1 million tons of cans, enough to manufacture 316,000 Boeing 737 airplanes or enough to reproduce the world’s entire commercial airfleet 25 times. Since the first Earth Day in 1970, Americans have thrown away 910 billion cans worth over $25 billion in current dollars.

Scrap Metal Recycling

Recycling scrap metal can be great for your business. Scrap metal is unwanted metal parts and pieces which are traded and sold as a commodity as well as used to practical effect. Trading in scrap metal prevents the need for further manufacturing by reducing the overall demand, saves your business money, and saves the environment.

We’ll put cash in your pocket!


Aluminum Cans

45¢ / lb

Aluminum can price will be reduced if cans are wet or contain garbage

Prices Subject to Change
2 Line Receiving Station

 Monday – Friday 7:30am – 4:00pm

Mankato Iron and Metal located in Mankato Minnesota is a LOCALLY owned and operated full service scrap metal processing and recycling yard that has been providing quality services to the Southern Minnesota area for over 40 years. We excel in providing scrap recycling solutions for every need, including individual walk-in traffic, industrial scrap, as well as servicing the scrap needs of other scrap yards. We also specialize in exporting processed scrap to global markets overseas, including Taiwan, China and Japan. Our volume, combined with our specialized equipment, enables us to provide excellent pricing, along with quick and convenient service for our customers. We are located just north of the Veteran’s Memorial Bridge at 215 W Elm Street. We are open to the public Monday thru Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.