Got a little bit of extra metal hanging around your garage, house, or business? Consider donating to the Laramie County Library! Even the smallest piece of metal can help your community and our planet.
When metal is re-used instead of thrown away, we’re conserving and reusing resources for our children’s future. Your scrap metal donations will help to raise money for the Laramie County Library System, with proceeds benefiting programming, new technologies and various other necessities.
When: May 21 – June 7
Perfectly timed for Memorial Day weekend and spring cleaning! Between Thursday, May 21 through Sunday, June 7, we’ll accept any of the below items for donation.
Where: 2200 Pioneer Avenue, Parking Lot
If you have any aluminum, copper, brass, lead, or zinc items you’d like to donate, place them in the donation dumpster located on the west side of the Library parking lot.
What: Used or New Metals
We’ll gladly accept the following items:
|Aerosol Cans||Lead-acid batteries|
|Air conditioning compressors||Motor blocks|
|Aluminum, including cans, rims, siding and sheet||Plumbing parts|
|Cable and wire||Rebar|
|Cast iron||Red brass (Ebony)|
|Chain link fencing||Sheet metal|
|Copper||Shredded scrap (Zorba)|
|Drums, barrels, and other containers||Stainless steel|
|Electrical parts and wiring||Tin|
|Gas cylinders and tanks||Turnings|
|Heavy melt steel||Wheel weights (Ropes)|
|Industrial metals||Yellow brass (Honey)|
|Irony aluminum, including lawn furniture|
We cannot accept the following materials:
|Closed containers such as enclosed drums or tanks||Paint cans|
|Hazardous waste or chemicals||Radioactive materials|
|Flammable materials – ammunition or explosives||Tires, wood, dirt, yard debris, concrete|
|Fluids including oils, gasoline, hydraulic fluid, gear oil or grease||Asphalt, class, rubber, or other non-metal materials|
Who: Laramie County Library Foundation and Laramie County Library Foundation Board Members
If you’re interested in donating an automobile, farm equipment or other machinery too large to fit in the donation bin, please contact the Laramie County Library Foundation at 307.634.3561.
Thank you for considering the Laramie County Library System! Your donations will mean additional resources to our community so we can support life long learning and adventure!