materials recycled by River Valley Recycling in Kankakee, ILWE BUY METAL

We recycle a large array of scrap metals

Ferrous Metals

  • Cast Iron
  • Steel – All Grades
  • Scrap Metal
  • Farm Equipment
  • Old Machinery
  • Appliances
  • Engines
  • Transmissions

Non-Ferrous Metals

  • Aluminum
  • Extrusion
  • Wheels
  • Siding
  • Copper – All Grades
  • Wire
  • Radiators
  • Brass
  • Stainless Steel
  • Lead
  • Electric Motors


If you don’t see something listed on this page, give us a call to ask about it.

We have knowledgeable staff. If you have something to recycle, but don’t know what it is, ¬†bring it in to our location and one of our buyers can determine the grade and price we could pay for it.

And remember, no matter what the size of your scrap, big or small, we will do our best to accommodate your needs. Home, office or factory – We service scrap producers of all sizes.

* Note:
We no longer accept Paper, Electronics, Monitors, Televisions, or Plastics


The United States annually recycles enough copper to provide the copper content for 25,000 Statues of Liberty.