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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.

See our current pricing below.

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
Sat 7AM–1PM
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Joliet Public Scrap Yard
1 Industry Ave
Joliet, IL 60435
Mon – Fri 6AM–5PM
Sat 7AM–1PM
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BL Duke Locations

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