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CMC Recycling got its start in Birmingham as a brand-new facility in 2004. Since then, we have proudly served Birmingham and the surrounding areas, up to 100 miles. It’s our goal to provide only the highest level of customer service.

Our location features a Retail Express facility, specially-designed with the customer experience in mind. Our friendly staff are ready to assist customers with unloading their ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal and will gladly guide you through the entire process, ensuring you can get in and out of our facility quickly and efficiently.

We’re conveniently located just two miles off Highway 59 and Tallapoosa Street. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to give us a call and a member of our staff can help. Otherwise, come by and see us!

3431 27th Avenue North
Birmingham AL 35207

P: 205-321-1177
F: 205-321-1189

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

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Current Pricing

Nonferrous Scrap Metal Prices (per LB)

No. 1 Copper

$2.15/LB

No. 2 Copper

$2.02/LB

LT Copper

$1.70/LB

Insulated CU Wire #1 50%

$1.25/LB

Insulated CU Wire #2 40%

$0.61/LB

Yellow Brass

$1.37/LB

Refinery Brass (>50%)

$0.20/LB

Brass Radiators

$1.34/LB

Irony Brass Radiators

$0.64/LB

Aluminum Cans

$0.40/LB

Sheet Aluminum

$0.25/LB

Cast Aluminum

$0.25/LB

PTD Aluminum Siding

$0.25/LB

Aluminum Clips (MLC)

$0.25/LB

Clean Aluminum Wheels

$0.39/LB

Irony Aluminum (include attachments)

$0.06/LB

Aluminum / Copper Reefers

$1.06/LB

Alum / Copper Reefers (w/FE)

$0.86/LB

Aluminum Coolers

$0.23/LB

304 Stainless Steel

$0.30/LB

Clean Lead

$0.25/LB

Lead Batteries - Automotive

$0.20/LB

Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices (per 100 LBs)

#1 Prepared

$6.00/CWT

#1 Unprepared

$6.00/CWT

#2 Prepared

$6.00/CWT

#2 Unprepared

$6.00/CWT

Shred/Tin

$5.00/CWT

Payment Guidelines

Customers must bring a form of federal or state-issued I.D. We can pay cash for transactions up to $3,000 for most items. For copper valued at more than $50, we are required by law to pay by check. We can only purchase aluminum copper radiators from licensed contractors. Certain other items may have additional requirements.

If you have any questions, please give us a call.

What We Don't Accept

  • Hazardous waste (including asbestos)
  • PCB/Transformers/Capacitors
  • Any CFCs
  • 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
  • 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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