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.

  1. Manhole / Utility ground cover
  2. An electric light pole or any other utility structure & it’s fixtures, wires or hardware that is readily identifiable as connected to the utility structure.
  3. Guard Rail
  4. A street sign, traffic sign or traffic signal & it’s fixtures & hardware.
  5. Communication, transmission, distribution & service wire from a utility, including copper or aluminum busbars, connectors, grounding plates or grounding wire.
  6. Funeral marker or funeral vase.
  7. Historical Marker.
  8. Railroad equipment including, but not limited to, a tie plate, signal house, control box, switch plate, E-clip or rail tie junction.
  9. Any metal item that is observably marked upon reasonable inspection with any form of the name, initials or logo of a governmental entity, utility company, cemetery or railroad.
  10. A copper, aluminum-copper condensing or evaporator coil, including it’s tubing or rods, from an air conditioning or heating unit, excluding coils from window air conditioning or heating units.
  11. An aluminum or stainless steel container or bottle designed to hold propane for fueling forklifts.
  12. A stainless steel beer keg.
  13. A catalytic converter or any nonferrous part of a catalytic converter unless purchased as part of a motor vehicle.
  14. Metallic wire that has been burned in whole or in part to remove insulation.
  15. A brass or bronze commercial valve or fitting referred to as “ Fire department connection& control valve” or an “FDC valve” that is commonly used on structures for access to water for the purpose of extinguishing fires.
  16. A brass or bronze commercial potable water backflow preventer valve that is commonly used to prevent backflow of potable water from commercial structures into municipal domestic water service systems.
  17. A shopping cart.
  18. A brass water meter.
  19. A storm grate.
  20. A brass sprinkler head used in commercial agriculture
  21. More than 2 lead-acid batteries, or any part or component thereof in a single purchase of from the same individual in a single day.

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