Restricted Materials


Restricted Materials Recycling:

Restricted Regulated Materials

Our facilities cannot purchase the following items for cash. You must also present an authorization on company letterhead, per Florida state statues.

  • Utility ground cover
  • Electric light pole or other utility structure and its fixtures, wires, and hardware
  • Guard rails
  • Street signs, traffic signs, or traffic signals and their fixtures and hardware
  • Communication, transmission, distribution and service wire, including copper or aluminum busbars, connectors, and surrounding plates or grounding wire
  • Funeral marker or funeral vase
  • Historical marker
  • Railroad equipment including, but not limited to, a tie plate, signal house, control box, switch plate, E-clip, or rail tie junction
  • Any metal item marked with any form of the name, initials or logo of a governmental entity, utility company, cemetery, or railroad
  • A copper or aluminum condensing or evaporator coil, including tubing or rods, from a heating or air conditioning unit
  • An aluminum or stainless steel container or bottle designed to hold propane for fueling forklifts
  • Stainless steel beer kegs
  • A catalytic converter or any part of a catalytic converter
  • Metallic wire burned in whole or in part to remove insulation
  • Brass or bronze commercial valves or fittings, referred to as “FDC valves” commonly used on structures for access to water for the purpose of extinguishing fires
  • Brass or bronze commercial potable water backflow preventer valves commonly used to prevent backflow of potable water into municipal domestic water service systems from commercial structures
  • Shopping carts

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