Always Buying Scrap is Durham, North Carolina’s premiere and oldest scrapyard and scrap metal recycling facility. As a family owned business, we serve contractors, towing companies, sanitation companies, industrial and commercial accounts, environmental contractors, auto wreckers, demolition contractors, homeowners and anyone with scrap metal to sell.

We are conveniently located in Durham, NC, just minutes from I-85 and I-40.

Don't just dump

Get paid to bring us your metal and junk vehicles.

Show me how it works

Can you come to me?

We travel to homes to load and collect junk cars as well as to industrial sites to collect scrap metal.
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Can you help me unload?

We can help you with the unloading of whatever scrap you bring. We have equipment for unloading heavy items.
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What prices do you pay

We determine our prices on the current market price for the material or item.
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What do we buy?

We list many of the items that we buy, and also the items that we will not buy.
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Can you buy my wreck?

We buy all types of junk cars, trucks and commercial vehicles and construction and agricultural equipment.
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What paperwork is there?

Depending on the item, NC law may require proof that you're the owner.  When in doubt, contact us.
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HOURS

Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm
Last customer will be let in the gate 15 minutes prior to closing.

Saturday 8:00am to 1:00pm
Last customer will be let in the gate half hour prior to closing.


Latest News

Zeta Tau Alpha 2016

Zeta Tau Alpha 2016

on 22 October 2016 in News & Updates

Always Buying Scrap donated a car to the Duke Zeta Tau Alpha sorority to help them raise money for breast ...

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Independent Animal Rescue

Independent Animal Rescue

on 22 April 2016 in News & Updates

Always Buying Scrap is a proud corporate sponsor of the Great Human Race (2012, 2013, 2015, 2016), raising funds to help IAR’s ...

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Zeta Tau Alpha Fall 2015

Zeta Tau Alpha Fall 2015

on 24 October 2015 in News & Updates

Always Buying Scrap donated a car to the Duke Zeta Tau Alpha sorority to help them raise money for breast ...

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Zeta Tau Alpha Spring 2015

Zeta Tau Alpha Spring 2015

on 22 March 2015 in News & Updates

Always Buying Scrap donated a car to the Duke Zeta Tau Alpha sorority to help them raise money for breast ...

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FIND OF THE WEEK

Sugar Cane Press

Sugar Cane Press

on 24 April 2017 in Unusual Finds

A member of the public brought in a sugar cane press that may be more than a century old. It ...

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A Guitar

A Guitar

on 09 March 2017 in Unusual Finds

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Outdoor set

Outdoor set

on 09 March 2017 in Unusual Finds

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