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Metal Recycling in the Defense Industry

As the defense industry works to be more environmentally friendly, metal recycling is becoming more and more important – and Globe Metal® is there to help. New ways to use recycled metals in planes, tanks, jets, and other products are becoming more popular – so it’s important for us to both buy and sell metals like tungsten, molybdenum, titanium, and nickel.

Because of the risk of live ammunition and explosives, metals recycled from the defense industry go through a rigorous screening process before being turned over to Globe Metal®, and we follow strict internal procedures for handling and inspecting the metal to ensure the safety of all of our staff and the public.

The recycling of metal scrap from the defense industry can involve transportation, removal, cutting, separating, and extracting. Recycling with Globe Metal® is simple and fast, and you are guaranteed to receive fair market prices for your materials.

Standard Procedures for recycling metal:

  • Understand client’s material through photos, analysis or testing;
  • Globe Metal® submits pricing quote – based on different recycling options;
  • Material is picked up from client’s facility, sorted, cleaned, and processed;
  • Globe Metal® distributes metals for recycling through an international network providing proof of destruction or recycling certificates

To expedite the process, please provide us with the following essential information:

  1. Approximate weight of your material
  2. Types of metals
  3. Whether the material is mixed with other materials or kept by itself
  4. How the metal is stored or contained
  5. Photos of the material

For questions relating to any metal, or to enquire about how your company could benefit from our profitable recycling program, please reach out to an expert at 1-800-700-6382 or

Globe Metal® is ISO certified and a proud member of Minor Metals Trade Association.


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    We Offer Competitive Prices

    Thanks to our 40-year history in metals recycling, we know the market like the back of our hands. We have the knowledge to give you the best price per pound for your material. Talk to a buyer now. Complete the form above.

    We Simplify The Recycling Process

    At Globe Metal®, we break down our customer experience into three simple steps: 1) You call for an estimate. 2) We arrange pickup of your material. 3) We send you a check after recycling your materials.

    We’re Global

    Based in Montreal, we are among the worldwide leaders in recycling in Canada and around the world, representing a large market share for metals across the U.S. We also have a significant buyer and seller base worldwide. Schedule a shipment.

    We’ll Help You Manage Your Materials

    Globe Metal® will provide you with new U.N. rated drums to store your spent catalyst; our waste management materials meet all regulatory specifications. We’ll also send you certificates of responsible recycling for government agencies.