We operate strictly in compliance with PA State scrap Metal laws! and New 2014 amendment
We co-operate fully with Law Enforcement and will prosecute, testify, provide as much info as possible to put you in jail if you bring stolen items here!

Accordingly if you want to sell a catalytic converter you must be set up as a commercial account. Please click on the scrap law links above and read. You must have a EIN or Tax ID number to sell a Cat in PA!

All tanks such as old fuel/fuel oil/55 gal drums etc must have the ends cut out and cleaned before we accept them.

If you bring in an engine or transmission the pans and oil filters must be removed and emptied of all oil or fluids. No exceptions!

No glass in any items all glass must be removed not just broken out!

  • Closed tanks unless they are tagged showing they have been professionally cleaned
  • Railroad scrap without proper documentation
  • Radioactive materials

Minimum size loads :

To make it cost effective for our yard to operate we need to have certain minimums of materials. It does not pay you the customer or us as a business to load and unload small amounts of materials.

You need to have at least:

  • A garbage bag full of aluminum cans
  • 100lbs of light iron
  • 20lbs of aluminum, if not it must be put in with your light iron we will not pay alum for it.

We will Not purchase white goods.  We will accept them but can not pay for them. They must still be
​prepared. ie: no Freon, no oil.

If you are just coming to clean out your truck or garage, we will have a tub available for you to put
​things in that you do not want paid for.


All materials must be separated before coming to the yard, we do not have time to separate your materials while other customers wait.
Or everything will be paid as light iron.

  • All Brass must be free of anything steel, alum, plastic etc. including handles or it is considered Re-fi.
  • Copper must be free of steel or plastic etc. or it is Re-fi.
  • Copper must be free of brass or it is paid as brass!
  • Electronics
  • Rubber, wood, and glass
  • Propane tanks and cylinders if the valves are NOT removed
  • Asbestos or asbestos containing materials such as pipe or I-Beam insulation, brake shoes or pads, tiles, packing material and debris
  • Air bag canisters
  • Water reactive metals (i.e., sodium, potassium, and lithium), magnesium metals (capable of independent combustion), and beryllium metals (health hazard)
  • Military scrap of any kind unless it is inspected and approved in advance
  • Oils, other petroleum products and petroleum by-products
  • Any other hazardous materials, hazardous wastes, or universal waste

*Federal EPA regulations require the proper removal of all CFCs and Other Ozone Depleting Substances from small appliances and motor vehicle air conditioners as well as certification that this action has taken place prior to their entering the recycling stream.

A & S Carriers, LLC will not accept such items that do not meet this certification and requirement. A & S does not pay for such items that do not meet this certification and requirement .

Items A & S Does Not Accept

  • Any item containing PCB’s (Polychlorinated Biphenyls) including but not limited to:

Attention Valued Customers !  ​As of April 1 we will no longer accept Aluminum Cans !  We are sorry for any inconvenience  

  • Microwaves
  • Air conditioners
  • Light Ballasts
  • Wet or dry capacitors
  • Electrical transformers or transformer components
  • Copiers
  • Compressors
  • Flame retardant plastic

Non Ferrous:

  • aluminum
  • copper
  • brass
  • stainless steel
  • lead


  • Vehicle batteries
  • Non - PCB Ballasts
  • Electric Motors
  • Reclaimed A/C Compressors
  • Starters / altenators

Recycling Centers Info

No one under 18 is allowed in this facility!

By entering this facility you agree you have read and agree with this warning!

If you enter and you have not read and agreed you are trespassing on private property!


By entering you give up all your rights and claims to any and all injury or personal trauma or insult.

You also understand that there is no insurance or recourse available in the event of any occurrence or accident that happens during your arrival onto the property at A & S Carriers, LLC. 208 Shellyland Rd. Manheim, PA. 17545

You agree to hold harmless A & S Carriers, LLC.  and any and all parties with interest in 208 Shellyland Rd. Manheim PA. 17545

(717) 682-6247

We Pay for the Following Items:


  • scrap steel
  • light iron
  • plate and structural scrap
  • #1 heavy melting scrap
  • cast iron

Recycling Centers

208 Shellyland Rd, Manheim PA. 17545

Recycling Centers Hours 

For recycling in Manheim


Wed. - Friday : 8am - 3:30pm
Saturday : 8am - 11:30am

Closed : Sunday, Monday and Tuesdays !

Customers with larger loads may make appointments for Tuesdays so that we can attend to your needs without other customers in the yard.

​For the safety of our employees and customers we are not open during inclement weather!
If it is snowing/icy or lightning/heavy winds we will be closed! Please do not ask us to take your items during these times. Safety is the most important item for Us.