Car Bumpers Take to Landfill Cold Canyon Landfill accepts steel bumpers for recycling and other types of bumpers in the landfill. First Interstate Bumper also accepts repairable bumpers. 155 Traffic Way, Arroyo Grande, CA | (805) 473-7575 Hours: Monday – Friday 9am – 5:30pm Map & Directions Ask Your Repair Shop Ask your local auto repair shop if they refurbish or recycle car bumpers. Repair shops sometimes accept plastic car bumpers for recycling. Recycle with Scrap Metal Metal bumpers can often be recycled with scrap metal. Did You Know? Recycling and Remanufacturing Car Parts The process of recycling plastic car bumpers is improving: Mazda has developed a technology to recycle end-of-life bumpers into new ones, and Ford’s recycling and remanufacturing program, which has recycled over a million pounds of damaged vehicle parts since 2013, grinds plastic bumpers into small pellets and then remanufactures them into useable parts.