BUYERS OF ALL SCRAP METAL (ferrous & non-ferrous)
Chico Scrap Metal & Recycling is pleased to serve the community of Butte County for forty + years and counting. As described below our business diverts from the landfill and hauls out of this county a vast amount of recyclable material monthly.
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HOURS OF OPERATION
CSM-Chico 878 E. 20th St.
OPEN Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm (closed 12-1 for lunch)
Saturday 8am – 12noon
CSM-Durham 766 Chico Oro Hwy.
OPEN Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm
CLOSED Saturday and Sunday
Norcal Recyclers-Oroville 1855 Kusel Rd.
OPEN Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm; Saturday 8am – 12noon
RECYCLING ACTIVITIES / DIVERTED FROM LANDFILL
California Redemption Value (CRV) Recyclable Product
CRV cans: 17,300 LBS. per month
CRV glass: 43,000 LBS. per month
CRV plastic: 32,000 LBS. per month
Ferrous Metal (iron/tin): 2,050,000 LBS. per month
Non-Ferrous Metal (copper,brass, scrap alum.) 174,000 LBS. per month
* Approximately 400 – 500 citizens and businesses bring in scrap metal, batteries(auto/truck), stoves, refrigerators, water heaters, appliances, and small metal per week (i.e. copper, brass, scrap aluminum.
* In a region of 200,000 households, such as Chico, Oroville, and surrounding communities, approximately 1,000 stoves, 1,000 refrigerators and 2,000 water heaters (given the life cycle of such appliances) are discarded each year.
* Without a regional scrap yard such as Chico Scrap Metal & Recycling (known as a feeder yard) this material would either end up at the landfill or worse, discarded on the side of the road/dumped in a ditch.
* Accept cardboard, other plastic drink containers, tin cans, and newspapers for recycling.
Provide CALFire and Butte College Fire Academy with a training site for emergency rescue efforts
Contribute to Silver Dollar Fair Livestock Cartel
Contribute to Future Farmers of America (FFA) 4-H
Participant of Chapman Town Clean-up
Donate material (metals, etc.) for Boys and Girls Club, local art programs, photo opportunities, engineering, welding, Orient and Flume
Provide educational experiences for elementary schools to Recycle/Reuse/Reduce
Sponsor Youth Sports
Provided free box drop service to fire victims of Paradise and Concow