Shulman Company

What We Don’t Take

  • Closed containers of any type
  • All perforated pipe used for hydraulic fracturing with detonating charges
  • Cans and/or any other containers suspected of containing liquid, powder, gases, fumes, etc., that may be considered hazardous or potentially hazardous
  • Metallic scrap contaminated with hazardous substances or hazardous materials
  • Transformers of any type without documentation stating that they are empty and do not contain PCBs
  • Liquids or fluids, except for batteries that are in good condition
  • Cracked or leaking batteries
  • Nickel-cadmium batteries
  • Switches or other equipment containing liquid mercury
  • Equipment containing pressurized refrigerant gases such as CFCs or HCFCs
  • Radioactive materials or radioactively contaminated materials
  • Compressors (unless removed from appliances)
  • Asbestos containing materials
  • Any PCB-containing or PCB-contaiminated equipment, piping, storage vessels, or other materials
  • Metal materials with significant non-metal materials loosely associated (not an incorporated part of the recyclable metal material). Examples include:
    • Glass
    • Plastic
    • Concrete
    • Bricks
    • Soil
    • Insulation
  • All fluorescent fixtures (Non PCB)
  • Hospital/medical scrap (unless written certification indicates that this material is free of radioactive material)
  • Railroad scrap without written consent