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CMC Recycling has provided metals recycling service to customers in Southern and the Coastal Texas area since 1989. Whether you’re an individual customer pulling through our drive thru with a few pounds of scrap, or you’re bringing thousands of pounds of metal to recycle, we’re equipped and ready to help.

Our experienced and knowledgeable staff will stand ready to assist with getting you safely unloaded, processed and on your way, quickly and efficiently! In addition, we have a fleet of trucks and trailers and can accommodate roll offs and other services for customers with larger amounts of scrap metal.

We are proud to provide metal recycling services for Victoria and the surrounding communities, including Goliad, Kenedy, Cuero, Halletsville, Port Lavaca and more – we regularly work with customers more than 50 miles away! We’re conveniently located off Highway 77, near the intersection with Business 59 near Aloe Field, so come see us!

Current Pricing

Last updated: 9/12/2019 4:15:16 PM

Nonferrous Scrap Metal Prices (per LB)

No. 1 Copper

$1.94/LB

No. 2 Copper

$1.78/LB

Insulated CU Wire #1 50%

$0.88/LB

Insulated CU Wire #2 40%

$0.32/LB

Red Brass

$1.28/LB

Yellow Brass

$1.03/LB

Refinery Brass (>50%)

$0.41/LB

Brass Radiators

$0.95/LB

Irony Brass Radiators

$0.45/LB

Aluminum Cans

$0.28/LB

Sheet Aluminum

$0.26/LB

Cast Aluminum

$0.08/LB

6061 Alum (no plate/sheet)

$0.19/LB

Clean Aluminum Wheels

$0.30/LB

Irony Aluminum (include attachments)

$0.12/LB

Aluminum / Copper Reefers

$0.69/LB

Alum / Copper Reefers (w/FE)

$0.46/LB

Aluminum Coolers

$0.13/LB

304 Stainless Steel

$0.41/LB

Clean Lead

$0.29/LB

Lead Batteries - Automotive

$0.07/LB

Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices (per 100 LBs)

#1 Prepared

$2.75/CWT

#1 Unprepared

$1.75/CWT

Shred/Tin

$1.00/CWT

Cast Iron

$0.25/CWT

Payment Guidelines

The purchase of certain scrap metal is regulated by the State of Texas and recyclers have specific requirements we must follow when purchasing these materials, including but not limited to: manhole covers, guard rails, metal cylinders (air, oxygen, liquid, gas), beer kegs, unused rebar, street signs, propane storage containers, catalytic converters not attached to a vehicle, etc.

To sell regulated materials, you must be 18 years of age and present a valid driver’s license or state-issued I.D. and register with CMC Recycling as a seller of material (registration includes providing vehicle information, fingerprints and photo).

The City also regulates the purchase of air conditioning parts. We cannot purchase Central A/C unit parts from any person unless they have:

  • A state-issued professional HVAC license
  • A refrigeration technician registration
  • An original copy of a receipt or bill of sale showing person has replaced an A/C unit OR has purchased the coils
  • Window units are acceptable if 100% identifiable.

If you have any questions prior to your visit, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to answer any questions you have.

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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