Used aluminum cans are recycled and back on to the shelf as new cans in as few as 60 days.
Don't leave those old batteries in the woods or the shed! Bring them into us, we'll pay you for them and give you that added room you need.
Raw Iron Ore
This is a picture of raw iron ore as it is railed out of a mine. Currently around 38% of reycled material makes it to the smelters, the rest is the raw iron ore. Just think what we could do if we all could get one more person to recylce.
We Sell Used Metal
We sell various sizes of square, tube, & angle iron. Come see us to build your next project at a discounted price!
Our paper and plastic bins have been moved over to Ms. Green, just one door to the south of us!!
do it all
Remember, we take more than just iron. We do it all, copper, aluminum, stainless steel, batteries, eletctic motors, and more. Come in and check us out, friendliest spot in town.
Everyday Hershey's uses about 133 square miles of aluminum to wrap chocolates. All this aluminum is recyclable but most hits the trash can instead. So enjoy the chocolate and think before you throw away the foil as to which bin it goes in to.
Become a Green Company
Custom Tailored Scrap Management Programs
Optimal return to balance your people, our planet and make a profit.
Transportation and custom scrap containers.
PADNOS offers your business complete Recycling Solutions.
About Our Scrap Yard
We are a Full Service Recycling Center located in Cadillac, MI. From household recycling to Industrial Scrap Management and Feedstock Supply.
Recycling at Home
Roll your mouse over the red circles to discover all you can recycle at home.
Recycling in your business
We buy paper, plastic, metal and more!
How to recycle with PADNOS
Our 6 Easy Steps to Recycling
How to recycle with PADNOS
Our 6 easy steps to recycling
Find recyclable items in your home. Not sure what to recycle? Please call us at (231) 775-7132.
We offer heavy equipment such as cranes, hi-lo's, and loaders to assit in loading/unloading material. Contact us at (231) 775-7132 for additional information. 2322
Material Testing 1
PADNOS has cutting edge analytical tools to test chemical breakdowns of your material. Contact us at (231) 775-7132.
Containers for your Site
From cardboard boxes to 95-yard steel containers, PADNOS offers diverse solutions to fit your logistical and financial goals. Contact us to see how we can help with container placement, pick-up services, and custom logistical support.
We have angle, square, channel, pipe, flat, and I beam stock steel for purchase. Stop in the office or call to see what types of material are available.
Aluminum, Copper, Brass and Stainless
Come in to our office to find out what types of various and ever changing assortments of reuseable materials we have for purchase.
Extending the life of an item is another form of recycling. Stop in the office or call to check what types of materials are around that can be purchased and resurrected from the scrap.
Extending the life of an item is another form of recycling.Stop in the office or call to check what types of materials are around that can be purchased and resurrected from the scrap.
Does your organization or club need extra money?
Are you looking for creative fundraising ideas that also have a positive community impact?
PADNOS offers creative opportunities for your organization to help raise funds while your local community betters the planet. We can provide services, equipment and education to aid your fundraising efforts. We have successful models established through previous partnerships with local organizations such as: High School Booster Groups, Boy & Girl Scout Organizations and other Non-Profit Groups.
A — Yes, most items in the yard are available for resale. Check with an employee on how to purchase an item.
Q — Why are there items that I can not get paid for today?
A — As of July 1st 2014, State Law requires, Copper, Catalytic Converters, and Air Conditioner parts $25 or more that payment be mailed.
Q — What are current prices
A — Prices vary depending on current market conditions. Please call for current pricing.
Q — What do I need to recycle a car
A — The title must be clear of a lien and signed off by the owner on the title. Tires may be removed in the yard.
Q — Foundry Steel
A — Foundry Steel must be 1/8" thick or greater and less than 24" in all directions. Foundry steel must also be free of any plastic, rubber, non ferrous, chrome or
Q — Cast Iron
A — Prepared Cast Iron must be less than 4' x 4' in all directions and free of any plastic, rubber or non-ferrous. Unprepared Cast Iron will have a lesser value.
Q — Aluminum
A — Aluminum must be free of all non-conforming materials such as: glass, steel, zinc, plastic, adhesive, etc. to be considered prepared. Unprepared grades will have a lesser value.
Q — Aluminum Rim
A — Aluminum or Chrome Rims must be free of iron, wheel weights, valve stems, center caps and steel inserts to be consider prepared. Unprepared rims will have a lesser value.
Q — Batteries
A — Lead acid batteries only.
Q — Radiators
A — All radiators must be free of iron and plastic to be considered prepared. Unprepared radiators will have a lesser value.
Q — Bare Copper
A — #1 Copper wire must be thicker than a No. 2 pencil lead with no iron, enamel coating, plating or insulation. #1 Copper tubing must be free of paint, solder, iron, and heavy corrosion. #2 Copper must be free of iron and insulation to be considered prepared.
Q — Insulated Copper Wire
A — Pricing and grading varies on the amount of copper vs insulation, attachments, or plating of the wire.
Q — Brass
A — Brass grades should be free of all iron, rubber, or plastic to be considered prepared. Unprepared items will have a lesser value.
Q — Others
A — Please call (231) 775-7132 with other questions, we are here to help.
PADNOS strives to divert as many recyclables as possible from landfills. Your participation in this initiative will help propel us to a cleaner, safer world. Future generations will be both thankful and appreciative of these efforts to reduce our carbon footprint and advance sustainability initiatives through recycling programs. Calculate below how your recycling efforts can help us all achieve these goals!