Frequently Asked Questions

What are your hours?

Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 5:00pm (Truck scale closes at 4:30 pm)
Saturday 8:00 am to 1:00pm (Truck scale closes at 12:30 pm)

What are your prices?

Pricing can vary daily and also by the type of metal. Contact SLM Recycling for pricing at 770 832-1602 or email at

What paperwork do I need to sell scrap metal to SLM Recycling?

You will be required to provide current unexpired driver’s license or similar card issued by another state, military identification card or current federal work authorization which shows individual name, address, and photograph.  Manufacturing, industrial and other commercial vendors that generate scrap in ordinary course of their business require business license only (business to business exception).

What paperwork do I need to sell an automobile?

Automobiles 12 years and newer require title.  Remove Fluids and Battery.

Can I recycle appliances?

We accept all types of appliances including water heaters, dishwashers, washing machines, dryers, grills and refrigerators, freezer.  There is a $15 charge for appliances containing Freon.

Can I sell Air Conditioner Coils?

Coils can only be purchased from contractor licensed Chapter 14 Title 43 of the O.C.G.A. (Electrical, Plumbing, Conditioned Air, Low-Voltage, and Utility Contractors.  Residential customers must provide receipt or work order of an air conditioner being replaced.

Can I sell Catalytic Converters?

Catalytic Converters can only be purchased from licensed new and used car dealers, motor vehicle repairer, and manufacturer or distributor of catalytic converters with valid business license.  Residential customers must provide receipt or work order of a catalytic converter being replaced, noting make, model and year of vehicle in which it was replaced, as well as a copy of vehicle’s title or registration showing ownership.

What do you not buy?

  • Closed containers such as sealed drums or tanks
  • Hazardous waste or chemicals
  • Flammable materials – ammunition or explosives
  • Fluids including oils, gasoline, antifreeze, hydraulic fluid, gear oil or grease
  • Tires, wood, dirt, yard debris, concrete, asphalt, glass, rubber or other non-metal materials
  • Radioactive materials
  • Refrigerants