We buy all types of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. See the list of items we purchase and find the location nearest you to turn your trash into cash.


Looking to purchase our metals in bulk? Learn more about what we sell and get in touch with one of our expert sales representatives.


Whether you’re doing a home-reno, need larger quantities of metal picked up, or have construction/demolition waste to be disposed of, our rentals are custom fit to your needs.

Regardless of the quantity, we’ll buy your metal!

Largest Recycling & Metal Trading Company in Atlantic Canada

SINCE 1938

John Ross & Sons is a fourth-generation, family-owned international scrap metal recycling business, operating for over 80 years, with eleven locations, making us the largest recycling facility in Atlantic Canada and one of the largest exporters out of The Port of Halifax.

As a leader in the international metal markets, our company has identified the need and opportunity to expand through the evolving global marketplace and successfully established direct links with buyers and agents, strengthening current and long-term local and international relationships.

We specialize in the purchasing, grading, and processing of both ferrous and non-ferrous materials for manufacturers, contractors, and customers in the recycling industry. With our success-driven approach, purchasers can depend on high-quality materials delivered on time that meet specifications.

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Years In Business


Metal Recycler In Atlantic Canada by Volume & Pricing

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