scrap metal recycling

State law requires all loads be covered before transport.

The Marathon County Solid Waste Department accepts without charge scrap metal for recycling. Call the toll free information line 877-270-3989 for more information.  Items accepted for scrap metal recycling may include, but are not limited to:

See other scrap metal recyclers below. Always call in advance and find out: 

  • What they accept
  • If they accept it for free or have charges
  • If they pay you for the metals
  • Any other requirements they may have.
  • Hours, location, directions.


Alter Metal Recycling: 510 West Allman Street, Medford, 715-748-4314

Alter Trading: 406 East Depot Street, Marshfield, 715-486-8515

Marshfield Scrap Co: 2304 South Galvin Avenue, Marshfield, 715-389-1915

Potaczek Scrap Co: 5960 Wisconsin 97, Athens, 715-257-7660

Pranke Brothers Auto Wrecking: W15634 County Rd D, Wittenberg, 715-793-4439

Schulz's Recycling Inc: Heldt Street, Merrill, 715-536-7141

Schulz's Recycling Inc: 1000 McDonald Street, Wausau, 715-355-7667

Wausau Steel Corporation - Metals Recycling: 2900 Sherman Street, Wausau, 715-845-4286

Weller's Salvage: 8978 Bobsiding Rd, Wittenberg, 715-677-6757

Yaeger Auto Salvage Inc: 8205 Camp Phillips Road, Schofield, 715-359-3606