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How To Recycle Your Silverware

We make it fast and easy to recycle your company’s silverware – in fact, you’ll be paid within 5 to 7 business days after we receive your silverware. Even though we customize every transaction to meet the specific needs of your company, here are our standard terms for refining silverware:

Processing Time:  Typically completed within 5 to 7 business days from date of receipt.
Payment Schedule:  Payable immediately upon completion.
Form of Payment:  Company check, bank wire transfer or the return of bullion.
Metal Pricing:  We price your metals using the New York and London markets.
Pool Account:  If you prefer to leave your metals unpriced, you may open a pool account at no additional cost.

What Kind of Silverware Can I Recycle?

You can send us the following silverware to be refined and recycled:

  • Sterling silver (925), Coin Silver (900) and European Silver (835, 830, 800) flatware and holloware
  • Forks, spoons, knives, serving pieces, teapots, platters, etc.
  • We can also process filled items and knives

See the other forms of silver Specialty Metals accepts here.

Image showing sterling silver flatware and hollowware that Specialty Metals can refine and recycle profitably for your company.

Refining Rates and Fees for Silverware

Minimum Lot:
100 troy ounces
(custom pricing available for smaller and larger quantities)

Silver Metal Content:
80% to 99.99%

Payable Metals:
Silver: 90%

No Other Charges