D.C. Metals & Recycling accepts ferrous and non-ferrous materials from residential and commercial clients in North Highlands, CA. If you have scrap metals that you would like to recycle, please bring them to our location. Below is a list of frequently asked questions about scrap metals.
Question: What is the difference between ferrous and non-ferrous materials?
Answer: The difference is the composition of the metals. Generally, non-ferrous metals are non-magnetic, while ferrous metals are magnetic. Some examples of non-ferrous metals include copper, brass, aluminum, lead, and stainless steel.
Question: What are the requirements for recycling scrap metals in California?
Answer: Effective December 1, 2008, and adopted from AB 844 under California’s Business and Profession Code 21600-21610, customers (sellers) and scrap metal dealers and recyclers (buyers) will be required to provide the following for all ferrous and non-ferrous purchases:
Additionally, for all non-ferrous material purchases, payment must be made as follows:
Payment rules are not applicable to transactions under $20 if the primary purpose of the transaction is the redemption of CRV containers.
Business transactions in which the recycler has the following information: