Prohibited Items

Items That Need Approval for Recycling

In order to comply with federal, state, and local safety and environmental laws and / or regulations, the following items will not be accepted at Crusher Inc. without prior inspection and approval:

• Refrigerators, anything with freon
• All types of electronics
• Products containing printed circuit boards or other electronic scrap
• Asbestos or asbestos-containing materials
• Oil filters of engine blocks unless the oil is drained
• Tanks, vessels, and containers of all sizes unless they are certified to be clean
• Water-reactive metals such as sodium, potassium, and lithium
• Military scrap of any kind unless it is inspected and approved in advance
• Railroad scrap unless accompanied by the appropriate ownership documentation
• Live ammunition or explosive materials
• Radioactive materials or containers (i.e. X-ray machines)
• Acetylene tanks
• Any other hazardous materials, hazardous wastes, or universal waste
• Street signs, storm, and sewer covers and grates accepted only with proper documentation

Please call to determine if your item is recyclable.

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Phone: (630) 231-6888
Fax: (630) 231-8859


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Sat: 9am - 12pm
Sun: Closed


The Auto Crusher Inc.
651 W Washington St
West Chicago , IL 60185

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