Recycling Radiators in SoCal

Los Angeles car grill with aluminum radiator to be recycled

Los Angeles Scrap Yard Takes Old Parts Recycling automobile parts is a popular pastime for many scrappers in Los Angeles. Sure, most times when our cars ultimately bite the dust we have them towed away to end up if they’re lucky at some pick-your-part junkyard where the various pieces may see new life in someone […]

Looking Closer at Aluminum Scrap

Scrap aluminum melted at foundry in Los Angeles, CA

Variable Pricing in Los Angeles Depending on Items Aluminum scrap has been a mainstay of the recycling industry for decades. Every kid learns early on that collecting used aluminum cans is a quick (or maybe not so quick) way to make some easy spending money.  However, there’s more to scrap aluminum pricing than flattened soda […]

Malaysia Import Restrictions May Cause Copper Recycling Trouble

Loading Los Angeles scrap metal to container ships

New Regulations Could Disrupt Supply Chains Worldwide As we mentioned in an earlier post, proposes restrictions on scrap metal imports in Asia (specifically Malaysia) could put the brakes on U.S. exports of recyclable metals (ferrous and nonferrous) to that country. According to the Bureau of International Recycling, the Malaysian government recently submitted documentation along with […]

European Incentives to Recycle Scrap Metal

los angeles recycling center green

German Company Stresses Environmental Benefit While the benefits of scrap metal recycling seem obvious, and are things we touch on in our blog posts regularly, there is still a lack of incentives around the world for people (and companies) to take part in greater metal recycling efforts. One case in point is in Germany. Andreas […]

How2Recycle: Not Just a Phrase, a Labeling System

Los Angeles recycling center sign

If you read recycling news such as the website Recycling Today, you get to keep your finger on the pulse of scrap metal recycling. Reuse of nonferrous metals especially is a prime focus for many businesses that utilize scrap metal. In recent years there has been a move to consolidate recycling practices and for all […]

Copper Recycling Prices

Copper mine aerial view

Copper Price Per Pound Going Strong Post-Pandemic Copper recycling prices have been on the rebound since a  copper price per pound low of $2.17 which occurred in March of 2020. Now that economies around the world are opening up after dealing with more than a year of coronavirus-induced shutdowns, there is increased demand for this […]

Scrap Metal Market Robust Through 2021

Steel mill using scrap metals

Industry Healthier Than Early 2000s According to economic indicators it appears that the metals market will contine to be strong for the rest of the year. As Recycling Today (RT) reports, there are a number of factors that contribute to the health of the scrap metal recycling industry (including economic outlook, taxes, etc.) but overall […]

Fluctuations in Asian Scrap Market Prices

Japanese scrap metal export ship

Affects Scrap Metal Pricing in Los Angeles, Other Markets Scrap metal prices are subject to change and it’s a key reason scrappers in Los Angeles check the daily prices. What may have been a record price for brass last week may be lackluster this week. Just as with other stocks and financial markets around the […]

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 […]

Scrappers of Burbank Unite!

Burbank, CA construction project and scrap metal

At San Fernando Valley’s Favorite Scrap Metal Buyers Scrappers of Burbank: there’s a lot going on in your town. We see the progress every time we venture outside the confines of our scrap metal recycling center here in Sun Valley. A cruise down I-5 and we can see the progress on the Burbank Blvd bridge […]