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CMC Recycling has proudly served the greater Houston area from our Quitman St. location for more than 50 years. We specialize in buying and processing all types of scrap metal, from small businesses to large-scale contracts supporting the oil and energy industry, industrial companies and manufacturers.

Our facility features concrete-paved driveways and unloading zones that are kept clean and free of debris, ensuring our customers and their vehicles are well taken care of. Our dedicated and knowledgeable team exemplify CMC’s commitment to honesty, safety, environmentally-responsible business practices and a sense of caring for our customers and business partners.

We serve Houston and the greater metropolitan area, and are centrally located on Quitman Street, just west of I-69. Come visit us and learn how CMC can provide you the ideal scrap metal recycling service you need.

Current Pricing

Nonferrous Scrap Metal Prices (per LB)

No. 1 Copper

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No. 2 Copper

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LT Copper

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Insulated CU Wire #1 50%

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Insulated CU Wire #2 40%

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Red Brass

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Yellow Brass

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Refinery Brass (>50%)

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Brass Radiators

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Irony Brass Radiators

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Aluminum Cans

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Sheet Aluminum

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Cast Aluminum

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PTD Aluminum Siding

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Aluminum Clips (MLC)

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6061 Alum (no plate/sheet)

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6063 Aluminum

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Clean Aluminum Wheels

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Irony Aluminum (include attachments)

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Aluminum / Copper Reefers

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Alum / Copper Reefers (w/FE)

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Aluminum Coolers

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304 Stainless Steel

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Clean Lead

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Lead Batteries - Automotive

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Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices (per 100 LBs)

#1 Prepared

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#1 Unprepared

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#2 Prepared

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#2 Unprepared

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Shred/Tin

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Cast Iron

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Payment Guidelines

At CMC Recycling in Houston, we’re able to provide payment by cash or check. In certain circumstances, a state-issued cash card may be required to receive a cash payment. Our staff can help you with applying for a cash card.

Certain materials are subject to state and local scrap ordinances and regulations, and may have additional requirements before we can accept them. Please feel free to contact us ahead of time to if you have any questions.

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
  • 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

"My company has been working with CMC for quite some time now, I've always been extremely happy with their work and customer service. I value this greatly so I will continue to work with them and I highly recommend any others to do the same."

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