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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Aluminum Rims Scrap Prices

Los Angeles: aluminum rims scrap prices

Extra Cash in Your Pocket for Discarded Metal Aluminum rims for scrap can be a great way to pick up some extra cash. If you’re new to scrap metal recycling you may think the only things you can really recycle are aluminum cans or plastic or glass bottles. That’s just the tip of the iceberg […]

Nearest Recycling Center Los Angeles

nearest metal recycling center in Los Angeles

As Close As Your Phone We’re the L.A. recycling center that’s closer to you than any other. How is that possible? Simple. That’s because TM Scrap Metals has a mobile recycling service. Just what is that? Well, no matter where you are located in Los Angeles, you can merely give us a call and we […]

Romex Wire Recycling in Los Angeles

Romex wire recycling Los Angeles

TM Scrap Metals Takes All Kinds Romex wire recycling is a subject we’ve written about before when we talked about stripping wires prior to recycling for scrap. However, we did not go into detail about the types of wire that people bring to our Los Angeles recycling center. While we alluded to all types of […]

Recycling Center Near Me?

chains at recycling center near me los angeles

In L.A. That’s TM Scrap Metals “Recycling center near me” is a popular search on the internet. We know because that’s how a lot of people find us online. We did some research and in Los Angeles County there are approximately 33,000 searches per month for that term. That tells us that a LOT of […]