Frequently Asked Questions
Question: Are there any items that you do not accept?
Answer: We do not accept stolen items. We also do not accept things such as glass or plastic.
Question: How much will I get paid? Will I get paid in cash?
Answer: The amount that you get paid will vary depending on the material and market prices.
Question: How late are you open?
Answer: 7 am - 5 pm Monday - Saturday, CLOSED on Sunday.
Question: Do you pick up recyclables?
Answer: We offer curbside pick up of old vehicles.
Question: Where do I drop off my recyclables?
Answer: The Lakeside Auto Recyclers yard is conveniently located for serving the Omaha, Nebraska and Council Bluffs, Iowa metro areas. Our address is 2813 N 9th St, Carter Lake, IA 51510. We are located west of Abbott Drive and just south of East Locust Street near Eppley Airfield.
Question: Is it all commercial recycling or do you accept consumer products?
Answer: We accept recyclables from both consumers and businesses.
Question: How do you salvage a car?
Answer: First, any interior parts of the car that could be salvaged for parts is saved. Next, all fluids are drained to empty out all lines. Then, any hazardous materials such as the battery, mercury and sodium azide are removed from the vehicle. The final step is to crush the car and prepare it to be melted and reused again.