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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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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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Where to Find Scrap Metal

    The first question on every scrappers mind is “Where to find scrap metal” we have developed five possible fixes for this question. Always get owners permission before taking anything! 1) Shooting ranges Spent brass shells are galore at these shooting ranges and making your presence felt and giving them the option of having…

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Cost to Recycle Metal

The cost to recycle metal has grown with the industry, yet tons  (literally) of scrap metal is generated from homes, industries and the use of consumer equipment such as vehicles and airplanes. Electronic waste from such items as phones, laptops, office equipment, and home appliances has also been churning at millions of tons of scrap…

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Metal Recycling Over the Past 20 Years

  With the growth of metal recycling over the past 20 years, the amount of waste that is produced by human activities around the world has more than tripled since the early 1990’s. In the developed world, efforts were made from the early 70’s to reduce the amount of waste, especially the metals, which landed…

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