Tips for Recycling
Scrap Metal Recycling “Scrapping” Tips
almost anything metal
, or mostly metal
What we Buy
Not just Aluminum cans, Not just copper wire
What many people put in the Trash, we buy for Cash!
We are open:
Raleigh-Mon-Fri 8:00-4:30 and Saturday 7:00 AM-2:00 PM
Goldsboro-Mon-Fri 8:00-4:15 and Saturday 7:30 AM-Noon
Steel, Iron, Tin, etc.
Copper, Aluminum, etc.
A small magnet quickly shows Ferrous vs. non-Ferrous. Only Ferrous is magnetic
typically sells for
Prices can change daily, weekly, monthly, depending on market conditions
Separating metals is key to getting the most money from a Recycling/Scrap company
Taking off all Rubber, Plastic, Wood, helps value-No Glass, Oil, Gasoline
Hose off car radiator, steel screws off aluminum door, steel off aluminum car parts
Prices depend upon many, many factors, such as thickness, mixing of metals, etc.
We pay Cash for all purchases or Check if requested
We never give information to the IRS or INS
We cannot accept flammable/hazardous materials-Gas, Oil, Propane, Munitions, etc.
Places to get scrap: your garage, work place, friends, neighbors, local businesses, etc.
#1 Prepared Steel-No non-ferrous, rubber, etc. No larger than
3’ x 18”
& greater than ¼” thick
#1 Unprepared Steel-Same as above, but can be
#2 Prepared Steel-No non-ferrous, rubber, etc. No larger than 3’ x 18” & ¼” to
at least 1/8” thick
Tin-(Thin Steel) any size, less
than 1/8” thick
#1 Copper-16 Gauge or thicker (about pencil lead). Free of paint, solder, fittings, plating, etc.
#2 Copper-Thinner than 16 Gauge can have some other metals, plated, etc.
Copper Light (Sheet)-Roofing, sheet, gutters, downspouts-No insulation or other materials