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California Refund Value (CRV) Price List
THE CRV (SW) PRICES LISTED BELOW ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE EVERY 6MONTHS (JANAURY 1ST & JULY 1ST)

California Refund Value (CRV)  

Segregated Weight (SW) - all container sizes

♳PET1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1.330/lb.

♴HDPE2. . . . . . . . . . . . . .$0.580/lb.

♵PVC3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $0.480/lb.

♶LDPE4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2.050/lb.

♷PP5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$0.540/lb.

♸PS6. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5.510/lb.

♹Other7. . . . . . . . . . . . . . $0.310/lb.

Aluminum. . . . . .  . . . . . . .$1.650/lb.

Bi-Metal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$0.380/lb.

Glass-Amber . . . . . . . . . . $0.105/lb.

Glass-Flint. . . . . . . . . . . . .$0.105/lb.

Glass-Green. . . . . . . . . . .$0.105/lb.

California Refund Value (CRV)  

Segregated Count (SC) - less than 24oz (small)

California Refund Value (CRV)  

Segregated Count (SC) -24oz or greater (large)

♳PET1. . . . . . . .$0.05/ea.

♴HDPE2. . . . . .$0.05/ea.

♵PVC3. . . . . . . $0.05/ea.

♶LDPE4. . . . . . $0.05/ea.

♷PP5. . . . . . . .  $0.05/ea.

♸PS6. . . . . . . . .$0.05/ea.

♹Other7. . . . . . $0.05/ea.

Aluminum. . . . . $0.05/ea.

Bi-Metal. . . . . . .$0.05/ea.

Glass-Amber . . $0.05/ea.

Glass-Flint . . . . $0.05/ea.

Glass-Green . . $0.05/ea.

♳PET1. . . . . . . .$0.10/ea.

♴HDPE2. . . . . .$0.10/ea.

♵PVC3. . . . . . . $0.10/ea.

♶LDPE4. . . . . . $0.10/ea.

♷PP5. . . . . . . . .$0.10/ea.

♸PS6. . . . . . . . .$0.10/ea.

♹Other7. . . . . . $0.10/ea.

Aluminum. . . . . $0.10/ea.

Bi-Metal. . . . . . .$0.10/ea.

Glass-Amber . . $0.10/ea.

Glass-Flint . . . . $0.10/ea.

Glass-Green . . $0.10/ea.

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CRV MATERIAL RECYCLING
Checklist
CONTAMINATION HAS BEEN REMOVED
 

​​Beverage containers should not contain foreign materials been removed such as rocks, sand, cigarettes, etc., other than the residue of the beverage originally packaged. Refund value is not payable for excess moisture and/or residue. If the beverage
containers are dirty or contaminated, be sure to either take the containers back or accept the reduced amount of refund value paid by a percentage of shrinkage

THE CRV MESSAGE IS ON THE BEVERAGE CONTANER
 

​One of the following messages must be printed or embossed on the container or a clear stamp or label must be affixed to the container. Aluminum and bimetal containers typically have the message on the lid. Glass and plastic bottles usually have the message on the product label

  • California Redemption Value

  • CA Redemption Value

  • California Cash Refund

  • CA Cash Refund

  • CA CRV 

 

OUT-OF-STATE VEHICLES – $50.00 REFUND VALUE LIMIT
 
A load of material shall be deemed not eligible for any refund value if the motor vehicle, if any, used to deliver the load has a license plate from any foreign country, or any state other than California, unless the total refund value of material delivered by any one person per day does not exceed fifty dollars ($50.00)

 
DAILY ALLOWABLE COUNT LIMIT– SEGREGATED COUNT (SC)
 
The consumer has the option of being paid based on count for up to 50 empty beverage containers of each material type. 

Customers may request to be paid by count for up to 50 CRV beverage containers of each material type per day: 50 glass, 50 aluminum, 50 plastic. Daily load limits of empty CRV beverage containers are 100 pounds each for aluminum and plastic, and 1,000 pounds for glass. Any consumer who has been denied this right by a recycling center can file a complaint via email or by calling 1-800-RECYCLE. 
DAILY ALLOWABLE WEIGHT LIMIT– SEGREGATED WEIGHT (SW)
 
  • 100lb. Limit for aluminum beverage containers 
  • 100lb. Limit for plastic beverage containers 
  • 1,000lb. Limit for glass beverage containers  
refund value limit per person, per vehicle, per day   

It is a
violation of this Section for a recycling center to split loads in excess of the aforementioned weights, or accept during any one day an aggregate total of material in excess of the aforementioned weights from any person not certified by the Division. 

Assurances should be made that individuals are not attempting to circumvent the regulations by delivering material throughout the day, delivering material in different vehicles, or sending other persons in the same vehicle to the scale with split loads. Also, two or three people in one vehicle may NOT individually sell material exceeding the daily allowable weight limits. 
$100.00 OR MORE IN REFUND VALUE - VALID IDENTIFICATION
  • Additional information identifying the person selling or donating the material. The additional information shall be either:  
  • The person's valid driver license number and state of issuance or vehicle license number and state of issuance.  
  • If neither identifying item is available, a California Identification Card number may be substituted.

In the absence of any of these items of identification, a statement shall be required explaining why the additional information could not be obtained. 

The California Refund Value program is created and regulated via the State of California - CalRecycle. For more information call 1-800-RECYCLE or visit calrecycle.ca.gov

SCRAP METAL PRICE LIST

THE PRICES ARE BASED ON THE MATERIAL /LB. AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

Ferrous Material (1Ton = 2,240lbs.)

Appliances ($20/ton). . . . . $0.00900/lb.

Mix Steel($70/ton). . . . . . . $0.03100/lb.

Tin ($50/ton) . . . . . . . . . . . $0.02200/lb.  Steel ($90/ton). . . .  . . . . . .$0.04000/lb.

VALID ID
 
  • The name, valid driver’s license number and state of issue or California- or United States-issued identification card number.

 

  • The name, identification number, and country of issue from a passport used for identification and the address from an additional item of identification that also bears the seller’s name. 

  • The name and identification number from a Matricula Consular used for identification and the address from an additional item of identification that also bears the seller’s name. 
     

BPC-Division8. Chapter9. Article3. 21608.6.(a)(2) (A)(B)(C) 

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LICENSE PLATE NUMBER
 
  • The vehicle license number, including the state of issue, of any motor vehicle used in transporting the junk to the junk dealer’s or recycler’s place of business. 

BPC-Division8. Chapter9. Article3. 21606.  (a)(3)

 

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FERROUS MATERIAL RECYCLING
Checklist

Non-Ferrous Material (1Ton = 2,000lbs.)

COPPER         

Bright & Shiny Copper Wire . . . . .$3.200/lb.

#1 Copper Tube / Wire. . . . . . . . . . $2.900/lb.

#2 Copper Tube / Wire. . . . . . . . . . $2.500/lb.

Copper Turnings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $0.800/lb.

BRASS

Red Brass. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2.200/lb.

Yellow Brass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2.000/lb.

Brass Shells. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1.600/lb.

Brass Turnings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$0.850/lb.

Dirty Brass. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    $1.200/lb.

Brass Clips. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$0.250/lb.

INSULATED COPPER WIRE

#1 ICW [75%]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2.000/lb.

#1 ICW Romex. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1.640/lb.

#2 ICW [50%]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$0.950/lb.

#2 ICW [40%]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$0.660/lb.

#3 ICW [30%]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$0.350/lb.

RADIATORS

Copper Brass Radiators . . . . . . . .$1.300/lb.

D-Copper Brass Radiators. . . . . . $1.000/lb.

Aluminum  Copper Radiators. . . . $1.200/lb.

D-Aluminum  Copper Radiators. . $0.900/lb.

Aluminum Radiators. . . . . . . . . . . .$0.250/lb.

D-Aluminum Radiators . . . . . . . . . $0.150/lb.

ALUMINUM

6063 Extrusion. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $0.450/lb.

6063 Extrusion Painted. . . . . . . . . $0.350/lb.

Aluminum Rims . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . .$0.350/lb.

MLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$0.350/lb.

Aluminum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$0.300/lb.

Cast Aluminum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $0.300/lb.

Regular Painted. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$0.300/lb.

Aluminum [95%]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $0.220/lb.

Aluminum Turnings. . . . . . . . . . . . .$0.150/lb.

Dirty Aluminum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $0.150/lb.

Insulated Aluminum. . . . . . . . . . . . $0.150/lb.

Aluminum Foil. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $0.080/lb.

 STAINLESS STEEL

Stainless Steel-316. . . . . . . . . . . . $0.320/lb.

Stainless Steel-304. . . . . . . . . . . . $0.270/lb.

Stainless Steel Turnings. . . . . . . .$0.120/lb.

Dirty Stainless Steel. . . . . . . . . . . $0.120/lb.

 ELECTRIC MOTORS

Electric Motors / Breakage. . . . . . $0.100/lb.

Ballast Sealed Units . . . . . . . . . . . $0.070/lb.

LEAD

Lead. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $0.300/lb.

Dirty Lead / Batteries. . . . . . . . . . . $0.080/lb.

MISCELLANEOUS

Diecast. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$0.15/lb.

NON-FERROUS MATERIAL RECYCLING
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VALID ID
 
  • The name, valid driver’s license number and state of issue or California- or United States-issued identification card number.

 

  • The name, identification number, and country of issue from a passport used for identification and the address from an additional item of identification that also bears the seller’s name. 

  • The name and identification number from a Matricula Consular used for identification and the address from an additional item of identification that also bears the seller’s name. 
     

BPC-Division8. Chapter9. Article3. 21606.(a)(2) (A)(B)(C) 

LICENSE PLATE NUMBER
 
  • The vehicle license number, including the state of issue, of any motor vehicle used in transporting the junk to the junk dealer’s or recycler’s place of business. 

BPC-Division8. Chapter9. Article3. 21606.  (a)(3)

 

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SELLER THUMBPRINT
  • The junk dealer or recycler obtains a thumbprint of the seller, as prescribed by the Department of Justice. The junk dealer or recycler shall keep this thumbprint with the information obtained under this subdivision and shall preserve the thumbprint in either hardcopy or electronic format for a period of two years after the date of sale. 

BPC-Division8. Chapter9. Article3. 21608.5.(a)(6)(A) 

NON-FERROUS MATERIAL HAVING A VALUE OF NOT
MORE THAN TWENTY DOLLARS ($20) IN A SINGLE TRANSACTION, WHEN THE MAJORITY OF THE TRANSACTION IS FOR THE REDEMPTION OF (CRV) UNDER THE CALIOFRNIA BEVERAGE CONTAINER RECYCLING: EXCLUDES COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
  • This section shall not apply to the purchase of nonferrous material having a value of not more than twenty dollars ($20) in a single transaction, when the majority of the transaction is for the redemption of beverage containers under the California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act, as set forth in Division 12.1 (commencing with Section 14500) of the Public Resources Code.
Materials made of copper or copper alloys shall not be purchased under this subdivision.


 

BPC-Division8. Chapter9. Article3. 21608.5.(d.)(1)(2)

MANDATORY THREE (3) DAY PAYMENT HOLD
  • A junk dealer or recycler in this state shall not provide payment for nonferrous material unless, in addition to meeting the written record requirements of Sections 21605 and 21606, all of the following requirements are met: 

The payment for the material is made by cash, general use prepaid card, or check. The check may be mailed to the seller at the address provided pursuant to paragraph (3), or the cash or check may be collected by the seller from the junk dealer or recycler on or after the third business day after the date of sale. 

BPC-Division8. Chapter9. Article3. 21608.5  (a)(1)(A)

 

SELLERS EXEMPT FROM THE THREE (3) DAY PAYMENT HOLD:
 
  • Current Business License Holder 

  • Current Contractor's License Holder  

  • Seller Account Holder:  

Seller recycles non-ferrous material five (5) times in a period of one (1) month for three (3) months consecutively. Seller must continue to recycle five (5) times in a period of one (1) month in order to keep account exempt. 

BPC-Division8. Chapter9. Article3. 216068.5  (c)(1)(2)(3)

 

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