What materials can I recycle?

Click here for the list of everything we buy.


What are unacceptable recycling materials?

SMC does not accept materials containing radioactive materials, batteries other than lead acid, materials containing PCB’s (including fluorescent light ballasts, capacitors, transformers or mercury), rail scrap, municipal scrap, closed or pressurized tanks, cylinders, materials containing asbestos, beer kegs, or any materials banned by federal, state or local law. SMC Recycling may require customers to provide material ownership documentation at the time of the transaction. If you have questions about whether or not a material is acceptable, please contact the location nearest you.


What do I need in order to sell scrap metal to SMC?

Scrap metal recycling laws vary depending on the location. In most states, you must be 18 years of age or older and provide a government-issued photo I.D.

For a complete list of required information, contact the yard nearest you.


What are your prices?

The value of metals changes often, sometimes daily.  For up to date prices, please call the yard nearest you.


What are you hours of operation?

Selmer, Tennessee: Monday – Friday 8am till 4pm; 

Corinth, Mississippi: Monday – Friday 8am till 4pm; Saturday 8am till 11am

Booneville, Mississippi: Monday – Friday 9am till 4pm

Tupelo, Mississippi: Monday – Friday 8am till 4pm


*Please call for holiday hours.