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We’ll buy your ferrous and non-ferrous scrap

Need to make room and some extra money? Looking to do your part to help the environment? BL Duke buys ferrous and non-ferrous materials often found around homes, businesses, or even curbside. Plus, we pay on the spot.

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Here’s how it works

  1. Pull over the scale and weigh your vehicle in full for gross weight.
  2. Provide a valid ID if you’re a new customer, or loyalty number if you’re a returning client.
  3. Unload your vehicle in the designated area.
  4. Load will be graded by a BL Duke team member.
  5. Pull over the scale and weigh in empty for tare weight.
  6. Park your vehicle. Walk to scale house.
  7. The scale clerk will provide a printed weight ticket with load value.
  8. Scan weight ticket’s barcode at the onsite ATM machine. Leave with cash in hand.
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Commonly Asked Questions

A gross ton (or long ton) imperial unit of weight is equivalent to 2240 pounds or 1016.046909 kilograms. A net ton (or short ton) US unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds or 907.184 kilograms.

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We accept most ferrous and non-ferrous grades. Check pricing

Payment is provided in the form of cash, with a valid ID, or check.  BL Duke facilities are equipment with secure ATMs.

Yes. Our team will help unload if the material can easily be unloaded with a fork-lift or grapple.  BL Duke, however, is not responsible for any damage done to your vehicle or trailer.

General Public Locations

Forest View Public Scrap Yard
6400 W Canal Bank Rd
Forest View, IL 60402
Mon – Fri 7AM–5PM
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Joliet Public Scrap Yard
1 Industry Ave Gate 2
Joliet, IL 60435
Mon – Fri 6AM–5PM
Sat 7AM–1PM
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BL Duke Locations

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