• Industrial services. Metal distributors. Plant clean-ups. Contract demolition.

    Your one-source metal recycling solution.

  • Custom services, meeting your recycling needs.

    Setting the standard for customer service.

  • Market index pricing, niche markets.

    Maximizing commodity values for scrap metal.

  • Roll-offs. Luggers. Gondolas. Fleet of trucks.

    Storage and removal of scrap — simplified.

  • Alpha Metals Founder Edie Comminos named National Business Woman of the Year.

    Honored by National Association of Women Business Owners.

  • Call, email or text.

    Easy access, easy to contact — any time, from anywhere.

Redefining the metal scrap industry

Since 2004, Alpha Metal Recycling has been one of the fastest growing full service scrap metal recyclers in Chicago. For good reason — we have a solid foundation of integrity, trust and knowledge, backed by a superior level of hands-on customer service, knowledge of all types of non-ferrous and ferrous metals, achieved by our many combined years in the scrap metal industry. Our customers appreciate it, we stand by it.

What we buy

The goods.
As your one-source metal recycling solution, Alpha Metals purchases and recycles all sorts of scrap metal — always at a fair and competitive price. Click through to see the lists of metals that we deal with on an everyday basis.

Don’t see the type of material you have? Simply contact us and give a brief description or a photo — we’re committed to helping your company recycle.
  • 6061 Aluminum

    6061 Aluminum

  • Copper Cable

    Copper Cable

  • Aluminum Turnings

    Aluminum Turnings

  • 6061 Aluminum

    6061 Aluminum

  • Brass Solids

    Brass Solids

  • 3003 Aluminum

    3003 Aluminum

  • Cast Aluminum Turnings

    Cast Aluminum Turnings

  • Copper Clips

    Copper Clips

  • 5052 Aluminum

    5052 Aluminum

  • 304 Stainless Steel

    304 Stainless Steel

  • 3003 Aluminum

    3003 Aluminum

    We employ environmentally sound practices and meet the highest standards in quality control, environmental health, and safety management.

    CALL US TODAY AT 773.533.3232

    Always at your service

    Drop-off, pick-up, storage.
    We offer every type of container equipment for storage and removal of scrap, with pick-up provided by our fleet of trucks — including van, gondola, flat bed, low boy trailers, box trucks, lugger and rolloffs. We’re all about providing superior service, with integrity and honesty inherent in every transaction.



    Building a program to handle your bulk manufacturing scrap is at the core of our business. From multiple daily pick-ups, to daily, weekly or monthly, we’ll accommodate the scrap flow from your business

    We hold all proper certifications and can provide documentation of destruction on any project.


    What’s new and exciting at Alpha.

    Edie Comminos
    Named Woman Business Owner of the Year

    May 1, 2018. The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Chicago Chapter has named Alpha Metals Founder Edie Comminos, Woman Business Owner of the Year. Annually, the organization recognizes an entrepreneur who excels at strategy, operations, finances, problem solving, overcomes adversity and gives back to her community.

    Material handling

    Storage and removal of scrap — simplified.
    Alpha Metals analyzes your manufacturing process in order to provide and assisting you with a variety of material handling options that best suits your operation. We often fabricate handling equipment to meet the individual customer needs, whether a self-dumping hopper, palletized totes, roll-offs, drums or lugers – we’ll provide the best solution for you.
    • Metal Tote with Fork Channels

    • 55-Gallon Drums

    • Metal Tote with Lid

    • Industrial Gaylord Boxes

    • Lugger Box

    • Self Dumping Hoppers

    • Roll offs

      Contact Us Today

      341 N. California Avenue
      PO BOX 12586
      Chicago, IL 60612
      Phone: 773.533.3232
      Fax: 773.533.3233

      Alpha Metals Corporation

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