2213 Tyler Ave, South El Monte, CA 91733

Family Owned Since 1968

Placentia's premier
scrap metal recycling company

Do you wish you had an easy way to recycle metal? P&T Metals is here to be the answer! We are a family-owned business in Placentia, CA that specializes in metal recycling. We’ve dealt with ferrous, non-ferrous metals, and more. We know metal! Also, we proudly serve a handful of companies from different industries and the general public. Our main mission for our customers is to provide the best and most profitable recycling solutions for everyone, no matter who you are. And the best part? We offer top-dollar payouts while also doing our part to protect the environment.

50th Anniversay Badge

Celebrating 55+ Years of service to Placentia, CA

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Why choose us for your scrap metal recycling in Placentia

Finding a reliable Placentia scrap metal yard can be difficult. P&T Metals has a solid reputation built up for years for being trustworthy and efficient. Because we’re a family-owned business, we value integrity, transparency, and commitment to every customer. Our customers love that we’ll provide the best, so don’t settle for anyone else in the area! We are also one of the few DEMIL-certified centers in Southern California. Here’s why P&T Metals is the preferred choice for all your recycling needs:

The benefits of choosing P&T Metals

We can pretty much guarantee your recycling needs are taken care of and offer a ton of incredible benefits when you partner with us. Recycling is more than just exchanging goods, in this case, metals. So, with that in mind, we want to ensure your transactions are as seamless as possible. Look forward to enjoying a multitude of advantages carefully crafted to ensure unmatched convenience, efficiency, and peace of mind!

Highest payouts

By choosing us, you’re not just recycling – you’re also adding to your bottom line. We consistently offer competitive rates for scrap metal, turning your scrap materials into valuable assets.


Our facility is equipped with 10 public scales, ensuring a swift and seamless customer turnaround. With us, you won’t be kept waiting.

We come to you

We extend our services right to your premises, offering commercial and industrial pick-up services. With our various sizes of containers and roll-off bins, scrap recycling has never been easier.

We do it all

We don’t just collect your scrap; we manage the process. Our comprehensive services are tailored to streamline your operations, minimize costs, and maximize the value derived from your scrap metal.

Our Services

We can take care of everything, so leave your worries at the door! P&T Metals is skilled in public recycling, certified destruction, and more. Whether it’s demolition scrap or bins & containers, we’ve got the perfect solution for you. Our services below are custom to meet your unique recycling needs. Read on for more!

Complete Scrap Management

We understand the importance of effective industrial scrap metal management for businesses. We provide a comprehensive range of services designed to streamline operations, reduce costs, and maximize the value of your scrap metal. Our experienced team of experts will work with you to develop a customized solution that meets the specific needs of your operation. Here are the key components of our industrial scrap metal management services:


Metal Scrap Management Service
Public Scrap Metal Yard

Open To The Public

We are open to the public! Sell all types of ferrous and non-ferrous metals and electronics for top dollar with our quick and friendly service and expert on-site assistance.

Bins & Containers

Comprehensive roll-off bin delivery and pick up for corporate, commercial, construction, and demolition projects. We offer on-site container placement and removal or exchange based on your specific needs and schedule.
Bins And Containers Service
Demilitarization Service


Safe and efficient demilitarization of your military equipment using state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technology, ensuring the safety of the environment and the community. We also provide Demilitarization Certificates.

Demolition Scrap

Are you a contractor looking for the best metal recycling service for your demolition projects? From container rental to transportation, advanced equipment and hazardous waste handling, we do it all. Hassle free.
Demolition Scrap Service
Certified Destruction Service

Certified Destruction

Securely dispose of sensitive materials with our Certified Destruction services. We ensure your confidential documents and data are destroyed beyond recovery, keeping your business secure and compliant with regulations.

We are your solution

Leave all your worries at the door! P&T Metals isn’t a stranger to recycling. You need a partner who gives you great prices and values your time with speedy service.

Plus, they’ve gotta be all about doing things responsibly and taking care of the environment. And, of course, killer customer service is a must. Don’t worry; we’ve made your search stress-free and uncertainty-free.

Our Commitment

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Dedicated to maintaining stringent safety protocols, we prioritize protecting both our team and our clients in the business of recycling scrap metal.

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Operating with unwavering integrity, we promise transparent and honest transactions to all our valued customers.

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Through eco-friendly practices in scrap metal recycling, we actively contribute to preserving the environmental health of Southern California.

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Giving Back

We uphold the principle of giving back through initiatives that support sustainable development and enhance recycling awareness.

State-of-the-art scrap yard

Our 3-acre all-weather receiving and processing facility consists of over 40,000 sq. ft. of modern warehouse with state-of-the-art “in-house” recycling equipment that enables the processing and packaging of nearly all types of scrap metals in the most proficient and economical manner available, which allows passing the savings on to customers in the form of constant higher prices for their scrap and recyclable materials.

Equipped with 10 public scales, experienced metal sorters, and extensive unloading equipment that assures quick customer turn-around without the wait. Large purchase volume allows us to be one of the few direct mill and metal foundry suppliers in the Southern California area.

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Placentia businesses and residents love us!

"The people there were professional, and they efficiently got me in and out without any issues. This made me very happy, and I'm glad I chose to go there."
"Great service, had a bunch of metal I've been sitting on for a few years that I was unable to identify, they told me to bring it over, scanned it and paid me out, now it's finally on its way to someone who can actually make use of it! Great company, an real asset to the community!"
"The staff was friendly and they knew exactly what they were doing. If I ever have to get rid of scrap metal again. I would definitely return to this place."
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Let's connect

Need a scrap metal recycling company in Placentia handle your recycling materials? P&T Metals is here to give you the best experience when recycling.

Partnering with us can benefit you and the environment in more ways than one. We’re here to give you great payouts, clear pricing, fast processing, and environmentally friendly practices.

Take today to turn your scrap into profits. Contact us now to get started and enjoy the advantage of P&T Metals!

industries we serve

At P&T Metals, we pride ourselves on being Southern California’s top choice for scrap metal recycling in a variety of industries. We understand the unique needs and challenges of each industry, and we work closely with our clients to provide tailored solutions that meet their specific requirements.