Various household items can be recycled for the aluminum content they contain.  These items include gutters, metal baseball bats, window frames, etc. Please refer to our metal guide for a complete list of items. Items which contain brass include shell casings, brass ornaments, plumbing fixtures and pipes, musical instruments and brass radiators. Copper is found in many household items. Because pricing is based on Comex market futures they change daily so give us a call for a current copper price.
Mankato Iron & Metal does purchases lead-based batteries. Miscellaneous items include ballasts, zinc die cast, zinc die cast breakage and electric motors of all sizes. Stainless steel is found throughout your home. Many kitchen sinks and faucets are made from stainless steel. Pots and pans, bowls, cooking and eating utensils are also made from stainless steel.