Our Chicago scrap company, JOSEPH N. COZZI ENTERPRISES has been recycling scrap in Chicago for over 25 years. We are a family owned metal recycling company.

Our Chicago scrap metal yard, the “Poor Joe” scrap steel yard, is in Southside Chicago, 1 block South of Pershing Road on the East side of Ashland Avenue.

Our recycling services consist of almost anything related to scrap metal salvage:

  • we are Chicago scrap buyers
  • we  perform scrap metal removal in Chicago and Illinois
  • we offer scrap metal hauling
  • we offer a roll off service to our scrap metal customers
  • industrial plant dismantling and cleanout services
  • flatbed trucking         

You can’t go wrong with us.

We are fully licensed and insured.

CALL US NOW AT (773) 254-1188!

Chicago Metal Scrap Buyer – Sell Your Metal Scrap in Chicago


We are not new to scrap metal recycling in Chicago. We are able to handle any size scrap metal related jobs and we will buy any quantity of scrap metal.

We buy the following metals scrap materials: scrap iron, stainless steel scrap, scrap aluminum, scrap copper, scrap brass and alloys. If your scrap sticks to a magnet, we buy it.


We are offering great rates for scrap metals and our services are very competitively priced. Whether you need to scrap your metal or to dismantle an industrial plant, we will provide you with top prices and excellent services.

We pay CASH for your scrap metal when you recycle with us. We also can pay by company check. It is your choice as a seller.

We will haul your scrap metal to our scrap steel yard in Chicago or you can haul it right into the yard with your own vehicles.

The easiest way to sell your scrap metal is to contact us by phone at (773) 254-1188 and talk to JOE ( yes, the “Poor Joe” Joe).

We are proud to be one of the best recycling companies in Chicago. We will live up to our great reputation, just try us!

Contact & Location of our business:


Joseph N. Cozzi Enterprises, Inc.
4015 S. Ashland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60609
Telephone: +1-773-254-1188

FAX (773) 254-4730

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Payments accepted:
Cash, Check
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* We do not recycle cars or any other vehicles ( anything on the wheels).

Thank you for stopping by Chicago Metal Scrap !