How to Participate:

  • Bring recyclable metal to the following locations in June to support local Scouting (tbd).
  • The first Saturday in June kicks off the Scrap-a-thon metal recycling drive for the month.


  • Area businesses donate 1 metal bin’s proceeds
  • Restaurants and pubs donate cans or any scrap
  • Scout families with scrap metal
  • Community members with scrap metal
  • ANYONE with scrap metal!


See Flyer for locations in La Crosse, Holmen, and Tomah accepting metal donations on behalf of the Gateway Area Council, Scrap-a-thon fundraiser.

Metal to Donate:

  • Company’s metal bin in June (Golden Bin Sponsor)
  • Any metal except those than contain freon
  • Good stuff: brass, copper, aluminum, steel
  • Washers and dryers
  • Ovens
  • Aluminum cans
  • Rain gutters
  • Engine blocks, break pads, rotors, etc
  • old machinery
  • metal fencing
  • metal shelving
  • metal roofing
  • old metal sheds
  • old bicycles
  • wheel barrels
  • old metal desks
  • file cabinets
  • bed frames
  • EVERYTHING METAL (except that which contains freon)