What We Recycle

Southern Recycling follows the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries


Non Ferrous MetalsCopper
All grades and types:
Copper
Brass
Aluminum
Lead
Stainless steel

Ferrous Metals
All grades and types:
Steels
Irons

Precious Metals (Contact the buyer in your area for more details)

Mixed Metals

Shreddables

Unacceptable Materials:
Call our facilities for more information

Corrugated (OCC)

Better known as cardboard:
Loose cardboard
(Our Bowling Green & Owensboro, KY locations accept loose corrugated for baling)
Baled cardboard
(Refer to our Business to Business page; SR provides pick-up for baled corrugated)

Paper

Paper recycling locations include Bowling Green & Owensboro, KY:
Newspaper (ONP)
Magazines (OMG)
Office paper (SOP) (UOP)

Plastics

 Bowling Green & Owensboro, KY locations:
Bowling Green 1-7s; Bowling Green Curbside 1-2s; Owensboro 1-2s
Plastic film (LDPE, HDPE, LLDPE)
Polypropylene
Nylon
Abs
Pet