JW Metals – We Recycle & Pay Cash For Your Scrap Metal

JW Metals has been helping the San Diego community for many years, our yard and team members have recycled millions of pounds of scrap metals like copper, brass, insulated copper wire, aluminum, and steel with thousands of customers.

At the JW Metal scrap yard, our team will be happy to help you unload your truck, assist in sorting your metals, and weigh your scrap metal on our state-certified scales.

If you are having trouble determining what scrap metal you have, be sure to use the magnet test to get started.

JW Metals is a fully licensed and insured scrap metal processor and recycler. Our retail center purchases from the general public. Our knowledgeable and experienced staff is more than happy to help you the maximum profit from all you excess materials

JW Metals performs environmentally-friendly processing and recycling of all base and precious metals. We believe in not sending anything to landfills because we want to utilize natural recourses and conserve energy. We are San Diego’s premier scrap metal and electronic recycler, and supply domestic mills and global end-users with wide ranges of raw commodities to be transformed into new product.



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Bare Bright CU Wire

Insulated CU Wire

Cast Aluminum

Stainless Steel


Independently Owned & Operated San Diego Scrap Yard

Since JW Metals started, our scrap yard and the team has prided itself on being different from other yards in the San Diego Area. Sticking to our motto, “Fair Weight…Fair Price,” we have been able to recycle millions of pounds of metal that avoided going into landfills. At JW Metals we want to earn your business every time you come to our scrap yard.

“We value our customers by being honest and up-front with them.”

JW Metals






The highest paying Scrap Metal Yards in San Diego and surrounding areas





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We strive to deliver a level of service that exceeds the expectations of our customers.

If you have any questions about our products or services, please do not hesitate to contact us. We have friendly, knowledgeable representatives available seven days a week to assist you


We are 100% Green and we believe and promote a green earth through our recycling services. – See more here.

We are an HONEST and Trustworthy company. Ask any of our customers about their experience with us and you will find out by yourself


Safety is a core value at JW Metals. All visitors must wear the required personal protective equipment (PPE), which is available at our location.