Recycling Electric Motors

Industrial electric motor for metal recycling in Los Angeles

Where to Find These Treasure Troves of Scrap Metal Metal recycling is often times a dirty business. Why? Well, the items we receive are not always in pristine condition, nor are they separated by types of metal. Sometimes the things that come into our recycling facility have to be further processed to Separate for extract […]

The Plane Truths About Scrap Metals

Recycling aircraft scrap metal in Los Angeles

Boning Up On Airplane Boneyards Metal recycling in Los Angeles has leg on the recycling facilities in other parts of the country– With the exception of Arizona or New Mexico. Why? That’s because California is home  to some of the nations Aviation graveyards, also known as boneyards. Hugs are you seeing pictures please stretches of […]

Regulations Covering Metal Recycling in California

Screenshot of CA state metal recycling regulations

Scrap Metal Buyers Held to Stringent Standards Metal recycling in Los Angeles is a well regulated industry. As you can imagine the process of recycling scrap metals may, it often does include some hazardous materials. It’s important, therefore, not only to us as the scrap metal dealer to the state of California that we have […]

Copper Content In Coins

Copper pennies and piggy bank for recycling

Is Recycling Pennies a Good Idea? Recycling of metals can pay well depending on how much you have and the type of metal it is. As we wrote many times before, nonferrous metals are going to have a bigger payout  compared to ferrous metals. Copper continues to be one metal  that pays the  most  per […]

Riding the (Non) Ferrous Wheel

nonferrous metal cogs to be recycled

What Metals Are in Highest Demand Making money from recycling metals can be a lucrative business. It’s certainly not the career most people would choose, but some Los Angeles area scrappers who know what to look for make decent money by bringing scrap metals to us for recycling. The ones who are hardcore scrappers are […]

Beware Careless Metal Recycling

Metal recycling toxic waste

Noise, Pollution Create Bad Environments Metal recycling Los Angeles can be a dirty job. After all, this is an industrial pursuit. Scrap metal recycling does not lend itself to white gloves. You can tell from our location sun Valley, California that our business and those around it are indeed more industrial. Businesses like ours need […]

Which Scrap Metal Is Best?

copper staute for metal recycling

Recycling Tips For Los Angeles In metal recycling, we like to say “copper is king!” That doesn’t mean other scrap metals don’t pay well, it’s just that copper has a high price so compared to other scrap metals, you get more “bang for your buck.” That said, it also depends on the amount of metals […]

Is Metal Recycling the Answer to Inflation?

Metal recycling of copper items in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Scrap Metal Buyer Says Yes Metal recycling just may be a key to boost income in these tough economic times. We’ve mentioned it before, but aside from an unexpected inheritance or taking on another job, collecting those pieces of nonferrous metal you may have lying around the house can mean cash in your […]

Where Does Scrap Metal End Up?

Scrap aluminum being melted at foundry

New Ingot Production Plant Will Increase Demand As recent article in Recycling Today talks about the plan by the European company Hydro (part of Norsk Hydro, based in Norway) to open an ingot plant in Michigan. The facility in Eastern Michigan would, of course, mean more jobs for the industry in the state which is […]

A Trip to the Nearest Recycling Center

Nearest recycling center non ferrous metals

TM Scrap Metals in Los Angeles The nearest recycling center, as we’ve written before, is TM Scrap Metals. That’s due to the fact that we can come to you through our mobile recycling service. It really doesn’t matter where you are in greater Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, just call us and let […]