Since 1916, we’ve been a leader in the recycling industry in New York State with our 15-acre, 120,000-square-foot complex in Utica, New York.

 

 

Empire is one of the nation’s largest recycling centers for metals and paper. We serve major manufacturers, municipalities, individuals, small and large businesses and other organizations. Additional customers include independent business people, trades people and smaller recycling companies. From non-ferrous metals to paper, and from iron to steel to confidential document destruction, Empire Recycling has a program to meet your needs.

Empire Recycling processes millions of pounds of material each week including:

  • non-ferrous metals (copper, brass, aluminum, zinc and alloys)
  • ferrous metals (iron, steel and stainless steel)
  • confidential document destruction
  • scrap paper
 

 

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS AT EMPIRE

TYPES OF RECYCLING

Non-Ferrous Metals

Non-ferrous metals such as copper, brass, aluminum, zinc, alloys.

Ferrous Metals

Ferrous metals such as iron, steel and stainless steel.

Scrap Paper

Collection & recycling of scrap paper and plastics as well as document destruction and mobile shredding services.

Confidential Shredding

Document destruction and secure shredding with in-plant or mobile shredding services.

OUR DIVISIONS