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    Scrap Metal Leaders

    Desert Metals Recycling has been a leader in Tucson as a premiere scrap metal dealer. We pride ourselves on ease of location, top prices as well as customer service. Call today for more information-520-741-0608.

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Scrap Metal Tucson

SCRAP METAL TUCSON Desert Metals Recycling is one of the premiere Tucson Scrap Metal dealers and  a proud member of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, inc. We are committed to reusing the non-renewable resources of our environment and we help our customers do the same. People are welcome to come into our yard and pay…

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Our Services

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Types of Scrap

Desert Metals Recycling happily takes most forms of scrap metal: Aluminum cans, brass, cars with title, circuit boards, computers, sheet metals and stainless steel. If you’re not sure if we’ll take it, please call ahead. We’re focused on clean metal recycling.

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State ID and fingerprinting required for all transactions (excluding Aluminum Cans and Steel). All transactions can be paid in cash up until the transaction goes over $300, at that point according to state law we are required to write and mail a check to the address provided. All individuals selling junk cars must have title…

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Businesses that would like to register with us are required to fill out the business registration letter and can fax or bring a copy of the form on their next visit. The form can be downloaded here. Registering your business allows you to take full advantage of being able to scrap Bright and Shiny Copper…

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Latest News

obscure places to find scrap metal

Obscure Places to Find Scrap Metal

Remember that story about the guy that decided to use his scuba gear to go from golf course to golf course, and retrieve golf balls from deep or murky water hazards and resale them back to the golf course? Yeah, me either..but here’s the golf ball retrieval kings story, albeit far fetched. It really got…

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Best Metals for Recycling

Most readers of anything about scrapping metals understand and have a pretty firm grasp on what metal is what, where to find their scrap metals to turn in, or at least understand the difference between ferrous and non-ferrous metals..if you don’t know, I suggest purchasing a good sized magnet, and check some older articles or…

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Things Stolen Besides Metal

We have written quite a few articles over the years. Some of our articles pertain to the art and the rising numbers in the scrap metal thieving business. An industry so large, special governmental task force’s have been created to devise new ways of thwarting those that partake in this theft. Even our state of…

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