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Our metals recycling yard was established in Athens, Georgia in 1972 and became part of the Commercial Metals Company team in 2017. We are committed to providing our community with a complete metals recycling solution. Customer service and professionalism are our top priority as we recycle your scrap metal, from household items to industrial metal waste.

A member of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, we put our customers and community first by adhering to all federal, state and environmental laws and regulations. We primarily serve Northeast Georgia and are located one block East of Old Hull Road and Athena Drive.

590 Old Hull Road
Athens GA 30601

P: 706-613-5201

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Closed for lunch 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

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Copper & Brass

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Current Pricing

Nonferrous Scrap Metal Prices (per LB)

No. 1 Copper

$2.00/LB

No. 2 Copper

$1.80/LB

LT Copper

$1.65/LB

Insulated CU Wire #1 50%

$1.00/LB

Insulated CU Wire #2 40%

$0.40/LB

Red Brass

$1.45/LB

Yellow Brass

$1.30/LB

Refinery Brass (>50%)

$0.25/LB

Brass Radiators

$1.40/LB

Irony Brass Radiators

$0.90/LB

Aluminum Cans

$0.38/LB

Sheet Aluminum

$0.30/LB

Cast Aluminum

$0.27/LB

PTD Aluminum Siding

$0.32/LB

Aluminum Clips (MLC)

$0.32/LB

6061 Alum (no plate/sheet)

$0.40/LB

6063 Aluminum

$0.45/LB

Clean Aluminum Wheels

$0.48/LB

Irony Aluminum (include attachments)

$0.25/LB

Aluminum / Copper Reefers

$0.95/LB

Alum / Copper Reefers (w/FE)

$0.75/LB

Aluminum Coolers

$0.28/LB

304 Stainless Steel

$0.30/LB

Clean Lead

$0.48/LB

Lead Batteries - Automotive

$0.20/LB

Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices (per 100 LBs)

#1 Prepared

$5.50/CWT

#1 Unprepared

$4.00/CWT

#2 Prepared

$5.00/CWT

#2 Unprepared

$4.00/CWT

Shred/Tin

$3.00/CWT

Cast Iron

$5.00/CWT

Payment Guidelines

A state issued photo ID or driver’s license is required to sell scrap. Per Georgia State Guidelines, all payments are made to customers by check. If scrap material is transported by a CMC vehicle, payments will be processed out of our accounting department in Lexington, SC.

What We Don't Accept

  • Hazardous waste (including asbestos)
  • PCB/Transformers/Capacitors
  • Any CFCs
  • Ballasts
  • 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
  • Lead iron pipes
  • Sealed containers
  • Liquids of any type
  • Radioactive materials
  • 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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