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CMC Recycling in Charlotte, North Carolina is your reliable solution for scrap metal recycling, serving the Charlotte metropolitan area for more than 80 years.

Strategically located just outside of downtown Charlotte, our fully-paved and clean yard is fully equipped to meet all your scrap metal recycling needs. We strive to make your experience with us efficient, safe and prompt. Our dedicated scrap metal experts provide solutions for your unique recycling needs. We offer service to individuals, small businesses and industrial-sized accounts, combining great customer service and pricing, along with certified weight scales and an easy payment process.

As a member of the Recycling Association of North Carolina (RANC), we are committed to recycling to improve the communities in which we live and work. Visit us today to learn how you can contribute to recycling as well as earn extra cash for your scrap.

419 Atando Avenue
Charlotte NC 28206

P: 704-375-5937

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 7:45 AM - 4:00 PM

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Current Pricing

Nonferrous Scrap Metal Prices (per LB)

No. 1 Copper


No. 2 Copper


Insulated CU Wire #1 50%


Insulated CU Wire #2 40%


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)


6063 Aluminum


Clean Aluminum Wheels


Irony Aluminum (include attachments)


Aluminum / Copper Reefers


Alum / Copper Reefers (w/FE)


Aluminum Coolers


304 Stainless Steel


Clean Lead


Lead Batteries - Automotive


Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices (per 100 LBs)

#1 Prepared


#1 Unprepared


#2 Prepared


#2 Unprepared




Cast Iron


Payment Guidelines

North Carolina state law requires a government issued ID or driver’s license in order to sell scrap metal. Payment will be given in the form of check or cash using our on-site ATM unless the amount exceeds the maximum limit. Please also note that state law requires you to provide a current HVAC license to recycling HVAC-related scrap.

What We Don't Accept

  • Hazardous waste (including asbestos)
  • PCB/Transformers/Capacitors
  • Any CFCs
  • Radioactive materials
  • Mercury / mercury switches
  • 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
  • Containers with free-flow liquids (paint, oil, gasoline, etc)
  • Flammable or combustible material
  • Fluorescent light bulbs or ballast
  • This list in not intended to be all-inclusive. Please call to verify any questionable material.

"Awesome place !!! Friendly employees and management. I was more impressed by this scrap yard than any I have been to. I will go back again !!"

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