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CMC Recycling Augusta has been recycling scrap metal for over 20 years, continually working to provide top level service to all our customers. In addition to maintaining a clean facility and offering an efficient and convenient experience at our recycling yard, we provide transparency and easy access to our recycling information. This includes weight reports as well as scrap metal education for the various grades of metal so you can earn the most money for your scrap.

We serve Columbia, Richmond, Burke, Jefferson, and McDuffie counties in the state of Georgia. We serve Aiken, Edgefield, and Barnwell counties in the state of South Carolina. You will find our facility off Gordon Highway on Old Savannah Road, right across the railroad tracks.

We look forward to working with you and providing a solution for your scrap metal recycling needs!

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Current Pricing

Nonferrous Scrap Metal Prices (per LB)

No. 1 Copper


No. 2 Copper


LT Copper


Insulated CU Wire #1 65%


Insulated CU Wire #2 45%


Red Brass


Yellow Brass


Refinery Brass (>50%)


Brass Radiators


Irony Brass Radiators


Aluminum Cans


Sheet Aluminum


Cast Aluminum


PTD Aluminum Siding


Aluminum Clips (MLC)


6061 Alum (no plate/sheet)


Clean Aluminum Wheels


Irony Aluminum (include attachments)


Aluminum Coolers


304 Stainless Steel


Clean Lead


Lead Batteries - Automotive


Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices (per 100 LBs)

#1 Prepared


#1 Unprepared




Cast Iron


Payment Guidelines

Please be aware that Georgia state law only allows cash payments for aluminum beverage cans. All other payments must be made by check. Our onsite payment process is simple – just visit our cashier’s office right outside the main office where your weight tickets and payment will be handled.

If you are selling HVAC equipment or catalytic convertors, you must have a contractor’s or business license in order for your material to be processed. The only exception is providing a receipt for new air conditioning units or catalytic convertors, proving that you replaced the old ones.

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
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