Recycling is Our Only Business Individuals
Fast, courteous and honest service when you call or visit our facility. We pay cash for your scrap metal and cardboard!

A Trusted Recycling Source for a Century

Founded in 1918, Reliable Recycling has served the greater Frederick area for all of its scrap metal and cardboard recycling needs for a century. Our commitment to our community, our customers, our employees, and the environment sets us apart.

We make it easy to recycle your scrap metals and clean cardboard. Simply give us a call before coming out to check prices, as what we pay fluctuates based on current market values, then bring your scrap metal to our facility and leave with cash! For larger quantities, we offer roll-off and pickup services, making recycling even easier.

At Reliable Recycling, we accept most ferrous and non-ferrous metals, as well as clean cardboard and most electronics. Check out our list of items not accepted or contact us to confirm that we accept your material.

Let our friendly, fast, courteous staff help you bring in your recyclables and leave with cash in your pocket. Reliable Recycling proudly serves:

Community & Civic Organizations
Municipal departments

Contact us today for all your scrap metal and recycling needs!



I found the staff pleasant and helpful, each time I went with my refuse. I separate my materials and don’t expect anyone to do it for me; this way I know what I am getting. I found their prices competitive and it is convenient that they are open six days a week. There is something to say about a multi-generational family-owned and operated business. They have made a commitment to their community and are stakeholders in the city and state. They are not fly-by night. Reliable has my business every time I am in need of their services.
JohnFrederick, Maryland