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Copper National Average $3.42/lb Updated 07/04/2022
Steel National Average $158.00/ton Updated 07/04/2022
Aluminum National Average $0.53/lb Updated 07/04/2022

Scrap Metal Laws In

New Mexico

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When you are ready to load up your truck or car to go to the local scrap yard, it’s important to know what laws are in place in New Mexico. We have some laws that should be known by all scrappers in New Mexico. Below are the regular laws you can expect when visiting one of the local yards. These laws are pretty simple and should be part of the business process. For more detailed regulations and laws, please see the link below with some formal information provided by public resources.

Summary of New Mexico Scrap Laws:

  • Records: Scrap yards in New Mexico must keep records of all purchases for 3 years. Also any written records must be filed within 48 hours.
  • License Plate: Scrap yards in New Mexico must get a copy of a license plate and also the description of the vehicle of the seller.
  • Photo: When selling material to the yard, your material will be photographed for records for the yard.
  • ID Information: New Mexico scrap yards have to take a copy of your state issued ID like a driver’s license.
  • Get Further Details From New Mexico Organizations on Scrap Laws
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