Our Durham, NC facility is open six days a week to the public, where we buy from anyone with scrap metal to sell.

Our services include containers for commercial accounts as well as the brokering of recyclables including copper, brass, aluminum, steel, manganese, and lead-acid batteries.

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What DO We Buy?

  • Copper
  • Electric Motors
  • Air Conditioning Units
  • Insulated Copper Wire & Cable

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CURRENT PRICES

Updated as of 1/17/2023

COMMODITY

PRICE

CIRCUIT BOARDS

$1.35 / lb

COLORED CHINESE CIRCUIT BOARDS

$1.00 / lb

COMPUTERS

$0.15 / lb

LOW GRADE CIRCUIT BOARDS

$0.07 / lb

POWER BOARDS

$0.30 / lb

CAST IRON

$8.50 / ph

BIG TRUCKS

$8.50 / ph

CARS COMPLETE

$8.50 / ph

CARS COMPLETE NO CATALYTIC CONVERTER

$8.00 / ph

CARS INCOMPLETE

$7.25 / ph

LIGHT IRON

$7.25 / ph

PALLETS

$3.00 / ea

PREPARED STEEL #1

$8.50 / ph

UNPREPARED SHEARABLE

$7.75 / ph

UNPREPARED TORCHABLE

$4.50 / ph

AIR CONDITIONER UNITS

$10.00 / ph

ALUMINUM

$0.32 / lb

ALUMINUM CANS

$0.15 / lb

ALUMINUM COPPER FINS (AC COIL)

$1.37 / lb

ALUMINUM EXTRUSION

$0.35 / lb

ALUMINUM RADIATORS

$0.22 / lb

ALUMINUM RIMS

$0.62 / lb

ALUMINUM RIMS WITH TIRE

$8.00 / ea

CLEAN A/C COILS

$1.51 / lb

INSULATED ALUMINUM WIRE

$0.08 / lb

IRONY ALUMINUM

$0.14 / lb

TRANSMISSIONS

$0.11 / lb

BATTERIES

$0.16 / lb

STEEL CASED BATTERIES

$0.14 / lb

BRASS

$1.88 / lb

BRASS RADIATORS

$1.51 / lb

COPPER BRASS MIXED

$2.10 / lb

IRONY BRASS

$1.20 / lb

ELECTRIC MOTORS

$0.23 / lb

ELECTRIC MOTORS – LOW GRADE

$0.08 / lb

SEALED UNITS

$0.20 / lb

70% COPPER WIRE

$2.01 / lb

BARE BRIGHT COPPER WIRE

$3.46 / lb

CABLE

$2.19 / lb

COPPER #1

$3.42 / lb

COPPER #2

$3.23 / lb

INSULATED WIRE

$0.78 / lb

LIGHT COPPER

$2.77 / lb

LOW GRADE INSULATED WIRE

$0.25 / lb

ROMEX WIRE

$1.97 / lb

STRIPPING CABLE

$2.19 / lb

DIRTY LEAD AND WHEEL WEIGHTS

$0.04 / lb

CLEAN LEAD

$0.25 / lb

DIRTY STAINLESS STEEL

$0.12 / lb

STAINLESS STEEL

$0.37 / lb

ZINC

$0.12 / lb

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do You Pick Up Scrap Metal?

Our container service is available for qualified accounts based on the commodity, distance, and volume, with other options being available as well. Contact us today at 877-727-2730

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Can You Help Me Unload My Scrap?

Yes, we’ve got you covered! Our friendly and courteous staff will assist you with the unloading of whatever scrap you bring. We have equipment for unloading large and heavy items.

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Can You Buy My Junk Car?

Yes, we buy junk cars, vans, SUVs, big trucks, and buses. Contact us today to arrange towing and get your custom quote.

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