About Us

Commitment. Experience. Diligence.



Summit Recycling, LLC is a Veteran-owned scrap metal/recycling company. We are Fredericksburg’s and northern Virginia’s most versatile recycling company as we provide services to individual, residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental accounts. As a small category scrapyard, Summit Recycling has under 40 employees.

Mission Statement

To be Fredericksburg’s go-to facility for all metal scrap needs by developing lasting partnerships through integrity and assiduousness.


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We at Summit Recycling know that finding the right recycling solutions for your business or personal needs are not to be taken lightly. That’s why we offer consultations to walk you through your needs, the scope of your goals, and your budget.

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Workforce Members



Ed Nimeth

Ed has been the owner of Summit Recycling, LLC since 1997. Upon retiring from the U.S. Marine Corps, he worked 7 years at GSA, where he served as a staff engineer for the Environmental Execution. After discovering the need for metal recycling in his area, he took a chance and purchased a scrapyard in the hopes of starting his next career. With the grit and tools he learned from the Marine Corps and recent GSA position, he made crafted Summit Recycling into a successful bustling business that is now a pillar in the Fredericksburg community.



General Manager

Victor Schlotterer

Victor has been the chief strategic operations manager of Summit Recycling since 2013. As a retired U.S. Marine, he lives by the motto, “first one in, last one out”. He is the first one to start the job and his determination doesn’t waiver until the job is finished. Through his work as a former tree arborist, building developer, CPA, and home remodeler, he has created a reputation built on hands-on experience and fairness in the local community.



Special Operations

Jake Nimeth

Jake specializes in heavy recovery and demolition. There has yet to be a job that Jake cannot handle that involves equipment and metal. As a “Jake of all Trades”, he will find a way to complete whatever job needs to be finished.



Yard Manager


William began working at Summit in 2006 as a laborer. After learning all operations regarding processing metals, loading nonferrous and ferrous outgoing trucks, and unloading ingoing trucks, he now is your “go to” guy for anything regarding the yard. You can find him chasing laborers, on the magnet, in a forklift, or most accurately: at the coffee machine.