CMC Recycling in Independence is a full-service metals recycler that welcomes all commercial and industrial businesses, brokers, dealers and individuals looking to sell their scrap metal.  We work closely with each of our customers to determine your scrap management requirements and how best to serve you. We develop effective solutions to streamline your day-to-day commercial/industrial scrap metal management, and optimize the value of your scrap metal.

CMC Recycling offers a variety of services for all of our customers, including roll-off and flatbed service, certified weights, and a caring, knowledgeable staff ready to help you implement your scrap metal recycling plan.

As a publicly traded company we are held to a standard of business practice significantly higher than others in our industry. CMC prides itself on its integrity, we expect our customers to hold us to an even higher standard, and we strive to live up to our customers’ expectations. At no cost to you we will perform an analysis of your current commercial/industrial scrap recycling process and let you know how it can be improved.


Last Updated: 01/08/2018

(Preferred Customer Pricing Listed)

Non-Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices
No. 1 Copper $1.95
No. 2 Copper $1.75
#1 Insulated CU Wire Call for price
#2 Insulated CU Wire Call for price
Red Brass $1.45
Yellow Brass $1.30
Automobile Radiators $1.05
Irony Automobile Radiators $0.70
Aluminum Cans $0.32
Cast Aluminum – Clean $0.40
Aluminum Sheet – Clean $0.32
Aluminum Auto Wheels $0.44
Chrome Plated Alum Wheels $0.37
Aluminum Breakage $0.07
Alum/Cu Radiators Clean $0.77
Alum/Cu Radiators (W/FE) $0.47
Aluminum Coolers – Clean $0.32
Batteries $0.23
Steel Case Batteries $0.14
Lead $0.35
Stainless Steel $0.20
  Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices
Unprepared Iron $100/NT
#2 Prepared (Cut under 3’x18″) $140/NT
#1 Plate (Cut under 3’x18″) $145/NT
Tin/Shred $95/NT
Cars (gas tanks removed) $95/NT
Torch Iron – Hard to Process Material $80/NT
Electric Motors (no free iron) $0.06/lb.
Sealed Units $0.04/lb.

CMC Recycling reserves the right to change prices due to market conditions.

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CMC Recycling WILL NOT buy stolen material under any circumstance and has processes in place to detect stolen material.