If you are in need of a company to help get rid of old metals and iron, its best to find a scrap metal recycling company. Whether its coming from an old car, or old hardware appliances, a great way to make some extra money is to find companies that are big on buying scrap metal. The most efficient way to find a company that buys all grade of scrap material is to search online for local scrap iron & metals companies in your area and surrounding areas. The goal is to get the maximum value in dollar amount of what you have and the internet has the biggest choices of companies available. Your search of local scrap iron & metals companies should be done based on the state you are living in. The most recommended in your state will appear among the top ten in your area. As you click on the link of each company, they should have a history of when the company was founded, how long theyve been in the business of handing metals and iron, and when they started buying scrap metal in your area. There should also be information on when they were certified to operate in your state and proof they are complying with state recommendations.