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Scrap Metal Recycling - Coralville, IA

For over 40 years, Petersen Iron & Metal has been serving the greater Iowa City area by helping the community with metal recycling. Company owner, Mark Petersen, started with one truck and a maul. Today the company boasts a full scale, modern, scrap iron and metal recycling business dedicated to both the individual consumer and large commercial client for all their metal recycling needs.

  • Acceptable Recycling Materials

    We accept a variety of products for recycling, whether it's scrap steel or non ferrous metals.

  • Container Services

    We offer container services for projects with a sizable amount of scrap metal.



  • Serving Johnson County, IA & Surrounding Communities for Over 40 Years!

    We are committed to you, our customer, the environment, and our surrounding communities. Our aggressive pricing allows us to be flexible and creative in meeting your every need and to meet the dynamic recycling requirements of each customer. In addition, we are “green”. We strive to improve our environment by staying sensitive and respectful of our delicate earthly resources.

  • Petersen Iron & Metal - Scrap Metal Recycling - Coralville, IA