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CMC Recycling in Anderson, South Carolina is your reliable solution for scrap metal recycling, proudly serving Anderson County and the surrounding area at this location for more than 30 years.

Conveniently located less than 0.5 mile from the Anderson University Sport Complex (previously known as the Anderson Fair Ground), we strive to make your experience with us efficient, safe and prompt. From the moment you enter our fully-paved and clean yard, your visit will be expedited with care and professionalism.

Our dedicated local market experts provide solutions for your unique metal recycling needs. We offer service to individuals, small businesses and industrial-sized accounts, following ethical and responsible pricing with certified weight scales and an easy payment process. Our facility is designed to help you create value for your scrap metal – come by and see for yourself!

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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%)


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

Customer will be required to have U.S. issued driver’s license or a South Carolina state identification card. South Carolina requires all copper items to be paid for in the form of a check. All other commodities can be paid in cash using our on-site ATM, unless it exceeds the maximum ATM limit.

In order to sell non-ferrous items (copper, brass, aluminum, excluding aluminum cans, etc.), South Carolina state law requires a permit, which can be obtained free of charge from the Sheriff’s Office in your county of residence.  

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.
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