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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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Individuals

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

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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Copper Prices

Copper Prices

Copper Prices Copper prices have been on an upward trend since the downturn of the mid 2000’s. Copper prices, like a lot of raw materials is based on supply and demand. So what drives these prices up. High demand? Low output, actually both. If we go back as far as the 1960’s – 1980’s, you…

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Scrap Metal Price Change

Scrap Metal Price Change Ever wonder what makes the price of scrap metal price change so often? Well, we thought we would shed some light on a few of the many reasons (going beyond inflation, wages and cost of goods) and take a look at some organic reasons every few days we see a few…

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The Future of Recycling

Recycling has been around for as long as I can remember, it truly was the first save the planet campaign to come to mind. The question is now, what is the future of recycling, how do we make it more cost efficient or cost worthy? Recycling is one of the most important things we can…

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