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Where Can I Sell My Scrap Copper in Toronto?

Posted on 17 April 2018

If you have scrap copper, and you want to get rid of it while making some money, you can sell your scrap copper to a local scrap dealer for market prices. One way or another, it’s best to have it recycled, if only to avoid waste going to landfill. At the same time, you can make some money.

Finding a way to sell your scrap copper in Toronto is easier than you think – it’s found in a lot of different places

It’s amazing how much copper there is around us:  bathroom and kitchen faucets; indoor and outdoor plumbing pipes; even electric wiring and cables. If you have scrap like this around the house, don’t dump it – you can sell your copper to a scrap dealer. If you’re renovating or building, it’s even better. And with copper, the prices are quite stable most of the year – it’s just easy cash. Around the house and garage, you’ll be able to find a good deal of scrap copper in various places.

  • smaller electrical appliances
  • electric motors and generators
  • air-conditioning units/systems
  • computers, monitors, cell phones
  • older television sets/older radios
  • fridges, stoves, washers, dryers
  • fitness equipment/treadmills
  • treadmills/elliptical machines

Household appliances contain valuable copper

Most household appliances contain good quality copper. As a local scrap dealer, Tal Metal can purchase your end-of-life appliances at competitive market prices. In this way, you can reliably recycle your old appliances and sell your copper at the same time.

If you’re replacing your old kitchen or laundry appliances, then recycling is much more profitable than having your appliance retailer take everything away. Tal Metal is always interested in the scrap copper housed in end-of-life kitchen and laundry appliances.

How to properly prepare your copper to sell

To sell your scrap copper for a good price, it has to be properly prepared. The truth is, selling copper is more lucrative than selling other scrap metals. Whatever the source, and whatever volume you decide to collect, it’s important to understand that the better the quality, the better the prices.

Wherever possible, scrap copper should be separated into grades. Unsorted quantities and the copper inside motors and electronics will sell for a lower price. Clearly, someone who is seriously engaged in metal recycling will have the tools and resources to better prepare scrap copper.

For scrap metal collectors, it’s always important to exercise caution. Safety precautions should be taken, safety goggles should be worn, and heat resistant gloves are recommended. For the average homeowner, it’s probably best to rely on bulk prices for the household scrap copper

Sell your scrap copper to Tal Metal and earn cash!

With decades of scrap metal experience throughout the GTA, Tal Metal is at the leading edge of copper recycling. We service both residential and commercial customers, and offer competitive market pricing. We also make it easy for homeowners who simply prefer to recycle household scrap metal instead of sending to landfill. Tal Metal is based in Concord, Ontario with a service area that encompasses the Greater Toronto Area). To find out how you can profit from selling your scrap copper in Toronto and the GTA, visit our website at www.talmetal.ca or contact us directly at 905-660-7081.

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