You may or may not know, but all metal is 100% recyclable. The two main types of metal scrapped are nonferrous and ferrous metal. See our blog post on this. Steel and Iron are the most frequently recycled nonferrous and ferrous metals. Addditional metals to recycle include aluminum , copper, brass, and precious metals.
Precious metals (think gold or platinum) fetch high prices because they are rare, occur naturally, and have high economic value. They are used predominately for currency, industry and of course jewelry. The most well-known precious metals include gold, silver, palladium, platinum, zirconium, cobalt and tungsten.
There are literal tons (hundreds of thousands of tons) of things in our world that contain recyclable metal. If you want to find some items to begin selling for scrap, check out your own pantry for aluminum soda and soup cans! Other recyclable metal items include appliances, electronics, automobiles, boats, construction equipment, power tools and lots more.
To be able to sell scrap metal in Los Angeles, you have to find a trusted scrap metal recycling center. Look for one with a great track record and longevity. There are a lot of fly-by-the-night “recyclers” that are out for a quick buck but who don’t pay a fair price for your metals. One with many positive reviews is also a good sign. We think we fit that profile.
Call TM Scrap Metals at 818-771-0510 to sell scrap metal for cash in Los Angeles and Southern California. Our Los Angeles scrap metal buyers pay cash on the spot for non-ferrous metals, which includes junk cars or parts, construction equipment, appliances, copper tubing, copper wires, brass and lots more. Our scrap metal recycling services mean that literally tons of metal waste do not end up in landfills. When you think of sustainability, scrap metal yards do more than their share in preserving the environment. We are committed to helping the planet as well as providing a way for our clients to make extra cash.
Scrap metal is the term for leftover recyclable materials from industry or post-consumer use. This includes aluminum cans, machine parts, autos, old appliances, etc. Scrap metal is worth money because it doesn’t need to be disposed of and can be reused. In sum, scrap metal is that which is made from non-ferrous metals or ferrous metals.
Scrap metal can pay handsomely. When it comes to metal recycling, however, it can be hard to separate trash from treasure The first step is in your hands. Do a quick sort through your metal items. You may have an old washing machine or a junk drawer. If so, then you own scrap metal. Have a refrigerator you’re getting rid of? That’s scrap metal too. You might be surprised what things contain scrap metal. Your city can be a (literal) gold mine. Coper is one of the most popular scrap metal items. Look at cookware, old plumbing pipes or electrical wiring. If you a neighbor is getting rid of an old appliance, it probably has scrap metal. If they don’t have a problem with you taking it, grab it. Once you have possession of the item, give us a call. We can even come get it with our mobile recycling option. Call us at 818-771-0510
Metal recycling is a common process. There are a variety of ways in which metal recycling works. Strating with you, if you have some scrap metal, (e.g., old appliances, fridge, washing machine, etc.), just call a firm like us, TM Scrap Metals, who come to collect that scrap item. Or, you can come to our Sun Valley (Los Angeles, CA) location. We then assess the item and calculate its price as scrap. After that it’s our job to figure out the best way for scrapping metal. Here at TM Scrap Metals, we are always committed to recycling metals safely and in and eco friendly way.
Short answer: all types of scrap metal are worth something but non-ferrous metals usually pay the highest prices. These include: Copper Brass Aluminum Stainless Steel Scrap can be found among many of the products you already own. Take a look to see if any of your items contain metal. Even non-working items that contain metal can be disassembled and broken down into their scrap metal parts.
Dryers Washing machines Ovens and ranges Refrigerators (with top freezers) Cast iron bathtubs Gas grills (full size) Bear in mind when you’re remodeling or updating your home that you don’t need to throw away old pipes, faucets, or drains. Any of those can be sold for scrap. Your old, unusable auto parts contain lots of metal, and often multiple types of metal.
When you talk about scrap metal, the best (highest paying) things to scrap for money are cars, washers and dryers, construction steel, copper (pipes, wires, fixtures), etc. A metal recycling facility will break down the process depending on the type of metals: either ferrous metal or nonferrous. Ferrous Metal Steel Iron Nonferrous Metal Aluminum Copper Lead Tin There are so many different things that you can scrap for money; its value simply depends on the type of metal it is. Some metals pay more per pound (like copper) but prices fluctuate so it’s best to call for up-to-the-minute pricing 818-771-0510.
After metal recycling, scrap metal can be reused over and over. A lot of the reused scrap metal goes to manufacturing. Recycled aluminum is commonly reused food packaging. Sometimes, old scrap metal finds its way into modern art. Lee Bontecou is an artist famous for welding together lots of scrap metal pieces.
Scrap metal is recycled and used often in the manufacturing process. There are a ton of good reasons to recycle scrap metal. These include reducing the impact on the environment, as well as giving you an incentive to recycle (you make money!).
As we said, prices for scrap metal fluctuate constantly. We put a general range of metal prices on our website but they are not today’s true prices. It’s important for us to make sure that our customers, who bring us their scrap metal, get the most accurate and highest price for their scrap metal. For pricing, contact us today at 818-771-0510.
The simple answer to this is yes. Yes, you can recycle metal it just depends on the type of metal.
Here at TM Scrap Metals, we have a convenient location that you can visit and where you can drop off your scrap metal: 11092 Tuxford St Sun Valley, CA 91352 818-771-0510 At our Los Angeles Metal Recycling facility, we are keeping L.A. beautiful by being environmentally friendly. We are open 7 Days: Hours: Sunday 10:00 AM–2:00 PM Monday 8:00 AM–5:00 PM Tuesday 8:00 AM–5:00 PM Wednesday 8:00 AM–5:00 PM Thursday 8:00 AM–5:00 PM Friday 8:00 AM–5:00 PM Saturday 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
You can contact us using our contact form found here. You can also give us a call at 818-771-0510.
You say you pay good prices for metal recycling, but I’m in Hollywood. Do I have to drive to your Sun Valley location?
No! We offer a mobile recycling option and can come to you to pick up your scrap metal. No matter where you are in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley we make it easy to sell your scrap.
Mobile metal recycling is simply the option you have for us to come to you to pick up your scrap metal. If you’re anywhere in Los Angeles, the San Fernando Valley or even Simi Valley, we can bring our truck to your location so you don’t have to transport the metal yourself.
If you have a question we didn’t answer here, simply contact us using our contact form or give us a call at 818-771-0510. We’d love helping our customers!