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CMC Recycling began operating in Alexander City twelve years ago and proudly serves Southeast Alabama. Our clean, professional facilities are equipped to receive as well as ship ferrous and nonferrous metals by truck, with crane-assisted unloading as needed.  We have a highly trained staff to help you at every step of the metal recycling process. For commercial or industrial customers, we can pick up scrap within a 100-mile radius of our location.

We remain committed to the community of Alexander City by providing a solution for its metal recycling needs and more. We work with surrounding fire departments to provide training opportunities for their rookie students on how to use extraction equipment on automobiles.

Come visit our location today to learn more about our facility, staff and metal recycling process!

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Current Pricing

Nonferrous Scrap Metal Prices (per LB)

No. 1 Copper


No. 2 Copper


LT Copper


Insulated CU Wire #1 50%


Insulated CU Wire #2 40%


Red Brass


Yellow Brass


Refinery Brass (>50%)


Aluminum Cans


Sheet Aluminum


Cast Aluminum


Aluminum Clips (MLC)


6061 Alum (no plate/sheet)


6063 Aluminum


Clean Aluminum Wheels


Aluminum / Copper Reefers

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Alum / Copper Reefers (w/FE)

Call for pricing

Aluminum Coolers


304 Stainless Steel


Clean Lead


Lead Batteries - Automotive


Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices (per 100 LBs)

#1 Unprepared


#2 Unprepared




Cast Iron


Payment Guidelines

Please bring any type of federal or state-issued ID to receive payment for scrap metal. We can pay up to $3,000 for most items unless prohibited by state law. Please also be aware that Alabama law requires any outdoor units to be sold by a licensed HVAC contractor or company unless a receipt is provided proving a new unit was purchased to replace the old one.

What We Don't Accept

  • Hazardous waste (including asbestos)
  • PCB/Transformers/Capacitors
  • Cylinders or other containers of compressed gas (including propane)
  • NiCad-Batteries
  • Radioactive materials
  • Mercury / mercury switches
  • PCB containing materials such as capacitors or light ballasts
  • Liquids of any type
  • Flammable materials
  • Trash, garbage, concrete and other non-recyclable items
  • Broken, cracked, or leaking batteries
  • Office machines and electronic equipment, such as fax machines, copiers, scanners, computers and monitors
  • Materials with strong or objectionable odors
  • Materials containing asbestos
  • Unidentifiable materials
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