This is scrap metal recycling—revolutionized

BL Duke is revolutionizing the scrap metal recycling industry through innovation, game-changing efficiencies, and cutting-edge technology.

Since 2000, we’ve delivered customized recycling programs that streamline operations and add transparency while maximizing scrap metal value. Our customers’ businesses are at the heart of everything we do. Recognized as one of Crain’s Fast Fifty companies, we’re one of the fastest growing scrap metal recycling companies in Chicago. Partner with us and experience the BL Duke difference.

Scrap Metal Recycling in Chicago

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We’ll customize a program that fits your needs, with transparency and efficiencies along the way.

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What We Buy

We buy all ferrous and non-ferrous metals and we can service your non-metallic recyclables too.

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Metal Recycling in Chicago

Why BL Duke

Competitive pricing. Innovative solutions. Transparency with technology. Learn why we have a 98% retention rate.

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Commercial Scrap Metal Services
for the Chicagoland Area

Got scrap metal? Get unparalleled service, competitive prices and years of experience on your side from award-winning BL Duke, Chicago’s fastest growing scrap metal recycling company. We buy both ferrous and non-ferrous materials and offer top scrap metal prices. Want to learn more? Here are some common questions we typically receive about our recycling services.

BL Duke offers four convenient locations in the Chicago area, including our Joliet Scrap Metal Yard and Forest View Scrap Metal Yard, open Monday through Saturday. We serve both industrial and general public customers. General public customers can expect a streamlined, hassle-free drop-off process. No appointment is ever needed at our locations.

We are environmentally friendly at BL Duke. Located on the Chicago and Des Plaines Rivers, our scrap metal yards adhere to environmental standards set forth by the US EPA, Illinois EPA, Army Corps of Engineers, US Coast Guard and Chicago-land Water Reclamation District.

Metal recycling at BL Duke includes both ferrous and non-ferrous materials. Ferrous scrap metal recycling includes shred, unprepared steel, steel clips, cast iron, sheet iron, steel turnings, cast iron borings, machinery, heavy melt, and more. Non-ferrous scrap metal recycling includes, but isn’t limited to aluminum, copper, stainless steel, tin, brass, zinc, lead, and precious metals. Want to know if your material can be recycled? Don’t hesitate to reach out and ask us.

Upon receipt, materials are identified using the latest technology in analyzing equipment to ensure accurate identification.

Our scrap metal yards are equipped with state–of–the–art equipment to bale, sheer and torch materials. We have three balers that have a combined processing capacity of 1500 tons daily. We ship ferrous and non-ferrous materials to mills and foundries both domestically and abroad via truck, class 1 rail, and barge.

Since BL Duke began in 2000, we have been committed to offering competitive scrap metal prices with excellent customer service. Because transparency is of the utmost importance, we regularly publish our scrap metal prices to the public. Visit our pricing page for the latest updates. We want to be recognized as the #1 choice for scrap metal in the Chicago area and beyond.

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