Scrap metal is any material made of metal. Some examples of scrap metal are:


  • Appliances 
    • Dryers
    • Hot water heaters
    • Stoves
    • Toasters
    • Washers
  • BBQs
  • Bicycles
  • Cans
  • Lawnmowers
  • Pots and pans


Not accepted at transfer sites or landfill, take to McGovern Metals or the Steel Recyclers

  • Parts
    • Axles
    • Body parts
    • Radiators
    • Wheels
  • Whole bodies


Reusables should be taken to Heartwood Resources for resale.

  • Plumbing
  • Metal Roofing
  • Metal Sheeting
  • Metal Siding
  • Metal Strapping
  • Wire


Scrap metal is easy to recycle. Simply remove as much wood and plastic as you can. If the item is 80% metal you are good to go. Scrap metal is accepted all over the community of Douglas County. Do not leave this material at thrift stores. It costs them labor and time to get rid of.

Recycle Places

  • Appliances can be donated to:
    Restore Appliances and More (PDF)
    2673 NE Diamond Lake Boulevard
    Roseburg, OR 97470
    Phone: 541-672-8431
  • All Douglas County Transfer Stations. Note: Large Appliances can only be accepted at Roseburg and Reedsport. Fees apply. No large auto parts may be accepted. Material taken to these recyclers may be sold to them by the pound. Fees do apply for materials requiring preparatory work (refrigerant, propane tanks with valves, etc..)
  • McGovern Metals
    3801 Old Highway 99 S
    Roseburg, OR 97470
    Phone: 541-679-7012
  • The Steel Recyclers
    135 Kester Road
    Roseburg, OR, 97470
    Phone: 541-440-3005