Common Questions

We try to save you time by listing the most common questions we have received from customers. Please feel free to contact us if you do not find an answer to your question.


Please Note: We do not accept cars nor do we sell car parts.

About Us

Who is Ken?

Ken is the man who started Ken’s Salvage. As the children and grandchildren came into the business, they felt it was respectful to Ken to keep the name. The owner’s name is Dan though. Dan the Man!

Are your prices competitive?

We make sure of it!

Are you completely computerized?

We find it imperative to not lose sight of the importance of a smile, a laugh, and a handshake so we have definitely stayed current and implemented some technology but we want to stay true to our longstanding, loyal customers who appreciate the personalized feel also. It’s a win win!

Are you open Saturdays?

Yes! We are open 8am to 12:30pm.

What areas do you service?

We service the Niagara Region and surrounding areas.

Are you able to handle commercial accounts with multiple bins?


Can you service big jobs?

Absolutely, we have grown exponentially since 1951 and have many large industrial accounts.

What We Do

Do you haul trash too?

Yes, we have for many years.

Do you take electronics?


Do you sell car parts?


Do you buy vehicles?


Do you buy heavy equipment/farm equipment?


Do you give back to the Community?

Absolutely, Make A Wish Foundation, Helping Green Elfs Charity, local baseball teams to name a few.

Dan and Carolyn also give back personally by helping less fortunate families with paying for back to school items, Easter, Birthdays, Christmas etc.

Do plumbers and electricians sell copper to you?

Every day.

General Questions

What items are NOT allowed in a trash bin?

We cannot dispose of:

  • tires
  • propane tanks
  • paint cans
  • fluorescent fixtures
  • asbestos
  • dirt
  • pails of any kind
  • barrels of any kind
  • drums of any kind
  • oil
  • telephone poles
  • fridges
  • freezers
  • air conditioners
  • dehumidifiers
  • water coolers
  • batteries

What do people generally rent trash bins for?

  • home/business renovations
  • construction waste from a home/jobsite
  • roofing shingles
  • house & garage clean outs
  • yard clean up
  • fill/dirt
  • concrete
  • demolition

Can I order a scrap bin AND trash bin for my business?

Yes, of course.

Will you show me how to get the most for my scrap?

Yes, we are continually educating the public on recycling properly and getting the best bang for your buck.