Scrap Metals

Come to your local Trade Center Auto Recyclers to turn your scrap metals into dollars instead of getting charged to take it to the landfill. We have three Western Slope locations providing environmentally friendly recycling for your household and industrial scrap metals. We buy ferrous for example, washing machines, ranges, old farm tools, automobiles and non ferrous metals, including copper, brass, and aluminum, stainless steel, and lead. Call the location nearest you for pricing.


Do I have to sort my material?

No, but if you do you will get paid more for materials of higher value

When do I get paid?

We will pay you immediately, onsite, by cash or check depending on the amount of the transaction

D0 I Need to bring an ID to sell material?

Yes, by Colorado law, scrap metal can only be sold with a valid US ID such as a driver’s license, state ID, passport, federal immigration ID, etc.

What kind of material will you not take?

We do no accept wood, plastic, tv’s, monitors, items containing ( pcb’s ), steel cable longer than 3 feet in length, radioactive material.

Do you take automobiles?

Yes, we purchase automobiles. It is recommended you have the vehicle’s title but it not required. Call the location nearest you for prices.

Do you take refrigerators?

Yes. There is a $30 charge to remove Freon if it has not been previously removed. If you have a certification that the unit has been drained, we will buy it for scrap price.

Is there a minimum or maximum amount of metal you will purchase?

No we will buy any amount large or small.

How do you set your prices?

Prices are adjusted daily according to the various metals markets. We adjust our prices daily to ensure our customers receive a fair price.

Do you take propane tanks? 

Yes we do but they must be drained and the valves must be removed. On tanks larger then 100lbs must have a hole in the tank big enough to fit your head into before they are brought on premises.

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