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greenstickmanMetal Drive


2 Days only! Saturday, April 27th and Sunday, April 28, 2019 9am - 3pm.

Our annual two-day metal cleanup event is located at Cascade Concrete, Horizon Flats Road, Winthrop.

The metal drive relies on the help of 50+ volunteers, and the shifts fill up fast. Please join us by visiting our Volunteer Methow page and looking for Metal Drive.

2014-Metal-Drive-Barry+Roger.jpgWhat you can bring (If it's metal, we're interested!)

  • Appliances - washers, dryers, pressure tanks are free
  • Refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners $20 purging fee for appliances that contain or once contained coolants
  • Things with engines - old farm, garden, and lawn equipment.  ALL fluids must have been properly drained prior to delivery.  Also, remove as much plastic & rubber as possible.
  • Wire, cable, pipe, chain - barbed wire (rolled up!), electrical wire, plumbing parts, logging cable & chain
  • Scrap steel and iron - cast iron (porcelain enamel OK), miscellaneous metal, rusty stuff, bike frames, satellite dishes, old bed springs, etc.
  • Non-ferrous metals - copper wire & pipe, aluminum doors & windows (NO GLASS!), aluminum wire, irrigation pipe & roofing, stainless steel

What can't you bring:


Things which aren't metal, would make a mess when crushed, or are dangerous. We reserve the option to reject any item. Please do NOT bring electronics, microwave ovens, closed containers or vehicles.

Want to try finding a new home for your stuff before bringing it to the metal drive?  
Check out our Exchange It page.

Please support the metal drive!

The metal drive is a free service for the community but is not currently the fundraiser for our other programs it once was. If you value the metal drive and the work we do for the valley please consider making a donation when you come to the metal drive.


Please call Betsy or Miles at 509-997-0520 or email recycle@methowrecycles.org or stop by Methow Recycles.

Thanks to our metal drive business sponsors!

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