Recycle with Alco Iron & Metal Company today

and contribute to a cleaner world for tomorrow.


Scrap Metal

Alco Iron & Metal is a major purchaser and supplier of ferrous and non-ferrous scrap on domestic and international levels. Container Service is available, specializing in industrial accounts.

Metal Sales

Alco Iron & Metal is home to one of the largest inventories on the West Coast, with two warehouses stocked with new, usable, and surplus steel, aluminum, and stainless steel products.

Metal Fabrication

With clients ranging from a wide variety of industries, our extensive experience in the metal business has given us a considerable edge over the competition.

Bin and Container Services

Alco Iron & Metal provides convenient drop-off and pick-up containers for your scrap metal. We have containers and bins for all size projects.


Contact us to discuss the creation of a custom action plan for the safe demolition of obsolete equipment and any other form of industrial demolition.

Transformer Dismantling

We provide all the labor and equipment to safely dismantle your transformers and haul them off to be recycled.


Alco Iron & Metal Company was first established in 1953. Incorporate in 1972, our family owned operation set out to renew the way metal services were approached in San Leandro, California.

Exceptional Service

Since our doors first opened, we’ve always strived to be the best. We want to make your metal services as simple as possible. Our family has selected a team of the most knowledgeable professionals in the industry. We ensure that you’ll receive the best prices on any product bought or sold and only the highest quality metals walk out our doors.

Collection Process

Easily accessible from five locations, 35 acres of collection space, and containers placed on location. Alco Iron & Metal has embodied the best qualities of a full service metal company and maximized the services we offer. We receive metal shipments from a number of domestic and international sources and treat all of our clients to a FREE competitive quote.

Other Metal Policies

Your satisfaction is our primary objective. We carefully sort and inspect all of our metals and only use the latest technology to handle recycling and fabrication. If you have any questions about the process or wish to learn more about the ways we can help you, don’t hesitate to contact one of our specialists.