Sell Your Scrap Metal

We buy all types of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. We are committed to making your scrap metals selling experience fast and easy. Simply come by one of our 5 locations or call to speak to a knowledgeable and trained associate today!

For long-term and large projects we offer specialized container service in the San Antonio area and surrounding areas. Call today for us to learn more about your situation and we will craft a unique solution to turn your metal into cash!

CMC Recycling is committed to recycling your scrap metal in a manner that is consistent with both the needs of the environment and all applicable laws and regulations. Our partners are confident that their scrap metal is properly recycled with the least impact to our environment. CMC Recycling has a long-standing policy of enforcing the most rigorous standards that promote the reduction of our carbon footprint. Environmental stewardship and safety are perpetual priorities of CMC Recycling.

You can be assured that your scrap metal is in good hands.

METALS WE BUY Ferrous (Steel Scrap)

  • Heavy Melt (HMS)
  • Shredded
  • Busheling
  • Bundles
  • Plate and Structural
  • Turnings
  • Cast Iron Appliances
  • Tin
  • Car Bodies



  • Sheet Aluminum
  • Cast Aluminum
  • Aluminum Beverage Cans
  • Aluminum Turnings
  • Irony Aluminum
  • Segregated Aluminum Alloys

(1100, 5000, 3000, 2000, and 7000 series)

  • Extrusions


  • Bare Bright Copper
  • #1 Copper
  • #2 Copper
  • Lite Copper
  • Insulated Copper Wire
  • Lead Copper Wire


  • Clean Die Cast
  • Irony Die Cast


  • Yellow Brass
  • Red Brass
  • Brass Shavings
  • Plumbers Brass
  • Other Brass Alloys

Stainless Steel/Nickel Alloys

  • 304 (18-8) Stainless
  • 316 Stainless
  • Stainless Turnings
  • Irony Stainless
  • High Temp Alloys
  • Nickel Alloys


  • Soft Lead
  • Batteries
  • Babbitt

  • 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
  • CD and DVD players, televisions, and other home entertainment systems.
  • Materials with strong or objectionable odors
  • Materials containing asbestos
  • Unidentifiable materials



  • Transformers – must be accompanied by the Transformer Certificate and approved by local CMC Manager
  • Tanks or vessels – must be cleaned to bare metal and accompanied by CMC Decontamination certificate
  • Drums – DCON certificates must be on file and approved by local CMC Manager
  • HVAC coils with an HVAC certification letter



At Commercial Metals Company we take the safety and well-being of our employees very seriously. OUR GOAL IS TO DO OUR WORK THE RIGHT WAY. What is “RIGHT?” The right way is the correct, consistent and safe way of doing our jobs. Our CMC families depend on their loved ones’ ability to provide for their family and return home safely each day after work.

We promote a safe and healthy environment for all individuals associated with CMC including employees, vendors, customers, and our surrounding communities. As our motto states: no amount of production or profit is worth injury to any employee.

We have a commitment to quality, a commitment to our customers, and a commitment to safety that is demonstrated through doing our work RIGHT TODAY and RIGHT TOMORROW.

“The safety and well-being of CMC employees is of the highest priority for Commercial Metals Company.”

-Joe Alvarado, Former President & CEO of CMC