Metal Recycling a 50 Billion Dollar Industry

Metal recycling equipment in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Comes to TM Scrap Metals The metal recycling industry is big business.  It’s not something you may I often think of because most metal recycling facilities located in the industrial parts of cities away from the businesses that most people frequent on a day-to-day basis. In our neck of the woods, which is […]

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 […]

COVID Effects on Los Angeles Recycling Centers

Los Angeles recycling center aluminum rims

Scrap Metal Recycling Unaffected at TM Scrap Metals Los Angeles recycling centers apparently suffered greatly during the height of the coronavirus outbreak. Back in December the Los Angeles times published an article detailing the trials and tribulations of the recycling industry in the Southland. While the result of the Coronavirus was that many scrap metal […]

Best Scrap Metal Prices

Burbank scrap metal recycling

Burbank Scrap Metal Yard Pays Cash for Scrap Scrap metal prices are always on the mind of our local scrappers. We get scrap from all over the San Fernando Valley and with our mobile recycling option we can come to any location around Los Angeles. But Burbank scrap metal recyclers know about us since we’re […]

Stainless Steel Scrap Prices

Scrap stainless steel prices in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Recycling Center Pays Cash for Scrap “Stainless steel scrap prices” is a popular search on Google.  A few thousand people search for this term each month. It’s not hard to determine why. Although a common metal stainless steel is important invaluable because it’s made up other metals that in and of themselves are […]