Precious metal recycling is a matter of trust

Our competences

  • Accredited metallurgical and analytical laboratories according to ISO / IEC 17025
  • Accuracy in the analysis
  • State-of-the-art separating technologies
  • Maximum transparency in the separation process
  • Complete, comprehensible documentation of the entire recycling process
  • Experience and technical competence
  • Fast, flexible and precise service
  • Full transparency
  • Simple cost structure

Here's how it works

Due to legal regulations we are obliged to verify the identity of our customers and the legal origin of the precious metals which are handed over to us for processing.

No assets are accepted which come from criminal activities, originate from criminal or terrorist organisations, or which are used to finance the same.

    Conditions for the acceptance of waste precious metals

    • Originates from a business that holds the necessary approvals
    • The relevant obligations according to the Precious Metals Control Act (PMCA) and the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA) have been fulfilled
    • Foreign goods can only be accepted if accompanied by proof of correct importation into Switzerland (import declaration)
    • The approval to exercise intermediation in the finance sector according to Art. 14 AMLA must exist

    What we need from you

    If you are not yet a customer of Cendres+Métaux Recycling, we require the following documents:

    • Form to identify the contractual partners and beneficial owners:
      ⇒ Legal entities FO 7.242
      ⇒ Physical persons FO 7.239
    • Certified copy of an official identity document (passport, ID card)
    • Copy of extract from the Commercial Register – no older than 12 months – if available
    • In certain cases, we also require confirmation of power of attorney
    • Please include completed accompanying form FO 7.241 with every delivery
    • Forms must always be signed by the authorised signatory(ies)


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