Our service to Southern Alberta industries is timely, efficient, and reliable.
We provide a full range of roll-off containers, lugger bins, and flatbed services.
From car bodies to steel wire, to copper pipe, National Salvage buys nearly anything metallic!
Our easy drop off process and certified scales ensure that you receive accurate and quick payment for your scrap metal.
We are proud to offer our community new & used steel products designed for both structural applications and general fabrication.
Our facility is organized for reliable and fast service, no need to wait.
METAL DROP PROCESS
STEP 1: GET WEIGHED
Upon arrival, proceed to our certified scale to get a total weight of your vehicle and your scrap.
STEP 2: UNLOAD
After receiving your initial weight, you’ll be directed to a location within our yard to safely unload your scrap metal.
STEP 3: GET WEIGHED
After unloading your scrap, proceed back to our scale. The weight taken in STEP 1 and STEP 3 is used to determine how much you recycled.
STEP 4: GET PAID
Once we have your weight from STEP 1 and STEP 3, park your vehicle along 33rd Street and make your way to our office and present valid ID to receive your cash!
Our Staff will direct you to a location to safely unload your scrap metal
On arrival and after unloading our certified scale weighs you, your vehicle and your scrap.
After getting weighed a second time, present valid ID and receive cash for your scrap!
OUR HAPPY CUSTOMERS AND SUPPLIERS
"Excellent, timely service"
“National Salvage has been a reliable, high quality partner for many decades. They not only provide us with excellent, timely service, but on many occasions have helped us solve problems setting up our yard for efficient recycling processes and sourcing materials for special projects. They add value to our business, are a pleasure to work with and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them to prospective businesses in need of metal services.”
– Scott, Precon
"Reliable and dependable"
“We have been working with National Salvage for over 10 years, we have always found them to be reliable and dependable even when we call them on short notice. Its a pleasure to deal with a company that operates with such professionalism. We will continue to work with National Salvage for years to come.”
– Deltec Power
"Professional, likeminded, family-based"
“National Salvage has played a large role in helping our company to increase our recycling efforts. Their staff, drivers, yard personnel and management are always a pleasure to deal with. We are always treated with respect and kindness.”
– Scott, KB Heating & Air Conditioning Ltd.
"Top notch staff"
“National Salvage has been serving us for many years. Quintin and his team are top notch people who are always friendly and welcoming. National Salvage has been dedicated to improving its technology and stay on the cutting edge in the metal recycling industry. They’re a pleasure to do business with and we look forward to many more years to come.”
– Ken, TNT Towing and Salvage Disposal
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where are you located?
National Salvage is located at 206 33 Street N. Lethbridge, AB.
A map to our location can be found on our Contact page.
Do you take everything?
Safety and environmental concerns are of paramount importance at National Salvage, because of this, we cannot accept any of the following items:
- Acetylene or Freon tanks
- Closed Steel Drums
- Hazardous Scrap
- Propane Tanks must have core removed
- Transformers and Capacitors must be certified free of PCBs and any other residue
- Unclean Steel Drums (must be steamed out)
- Unspent air bag containers
- Volatiles Ballasts with PCBs
- Oil Tanks (unless they are cut in half and free of any liquids)
Is your yard safe?
Very much so!
National Salvage creates an environment to help eliminate industrial and environmental hazards. Our safety program is successful thanks to a company-wide commitment.
Please observe these safety guidelines in our facilities:
- Watch out for heavy equipment
- Cellphones should not be used in the yard
- Make eye contact with the operator before moving around mobile equipment
- Only enter unloading areas when instructed
- Exit your vehicle and stay in designated area, if unloading vehicle with mobile equipment
- Do not climb on or take material from scrap piles
- Observe all posted signage
- Watch out for pedestrians while driving
- Report any injuries to the National Salvage office
- Dress appropriately – sturdy shoes and gloves should be worn when handling scrap metal
Why should I recycle scrap metal?
Scrap recycling offers real sustainable solutions for balancing economic growth and environmental stewardship. Yearly, our efforts divert an average of 35 million pounds of metal scrap from local landfills.
In addition to the positive environmental impact, you GET PAID!