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Retail

With 18 state-of-the-art locations throughout both New York and Pennsylvania, Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling welcomes scrap metal of all shapes and sizes at our yards. Drive onto our scale and watch as your scrap metal turns into cash.

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Commercial / Wholesale

As the East Coast’s largest privately held scrap metal processor, Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling uses the most innovative technologies and systems in the industry to process its 1 million tons of ferrous and 250 million pounds of nonferrous scrap metal per year.

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Find Your Yard

As our footprint continues to grow, we will proudly be announcing additional convenient locations for our customers soon! Use our Yard Locator to discover your closest Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling facility and get paid for your scrap metal, today!

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The Mega Shredder

10,000 HP Riverside Engineering Mega Shredder - Owego, NY

Full nonferrous downstream with the latest separation technologies to ensure all possible recyclable material is extracted from the shredding process and kept out of the landfill.

Meet Our Mega Shredder

Check out our 10,000 HP mega shredder in action!

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Company Awards


2014 Platts Global Metals Award for leadership in scrap & recycling

2015 American Metal Markets Large Scrap Company of the Year

2016 American Metal Market Scrap Company of the Year

2016 Platts Global Scrap Company of the Year

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