Scrapping made easy!
Clean out your garage and get… CASH in A FLASH for your METAL TRASH!

  • Call our office anytime at 952-516-6066 for current prices and any questions on commodities.

  • We offer a price increase for higher volume quantities.

  • We purchase metal from residential, commercial and industrial customers.

  • Aluminum Cans
    0.53¢ / lb

About Us

Our staff prides itself in providing a clean and safe environment for you to do your recycling at. Furthermore, we do our best to offer competitive prices so you receive the best price for the material you bring in.

A little bit about us:
Express Metals recycling is a family owned and operated business which opened in January of 2010. Located in Hopkins, we are a buyer of all ferrous and non-ferrous metals. We accept products from the general public, commercial, residential, and industrial contractors.

Things we won't buy

  • Alkaline batteries
  • E-waste: computers, circuit boards, light bulbs, PCB Ballasts, TVs
  • Paper or plastic
  • Tires, catalytic converters
  • Propane Tanks
  • Hazardous Material
  • Refrigerators, dehumidifiers, freezers and microwaves
  • Coax cable

Things we buy

  • Lawn mowers, snow blowers, snowmobiles, etc. – (all fluids need to be drained (i.e. oil, gas, coolant)
  • Engines, transmissions (all fluids need to be drained (i.e. oil, gas, coolant)
  • BBQ grills (no propane tanks)
  • Washers, dryers, dishwashers, hot water heaters, furnaces, stoves, air conditioning units
  • Compressors-either un-drained or drained
  • All electric motors
  • Alternators and starters
  • Wire of all kinds – electric, communication, Christmas lights
  • Drop cords, electric extension cords, etc.
  • All plumbing pipe that is not plastic
  • Copper: Pipe, sheet copper, and wire
  • Aluminum: wire, radiators, foil, siding and cast
  • Aluminum cans
  • Brass: Yellow, and Red
  • Lead: Lead weights, wheel weights
  • Lead acid batteries: Car, truck, lawn mower, etc. – Any size!
  • Stainless Steel: sinks, countertops etc.
  • All steel, sheet metal
  • Brake Rotors, brake drums, and tire rims from cars and trucks
  • Iron, cast Iron
  • Bicycles, exercise equipment: treadmills, and weight sets



  • Dishwasher - $2.50
  • Washer - $4.50
  • Oven/Stove - $4.50
  • Dryer - $3.00
  • Mini Stove - $3.00
  • Water Heater (Regular) - $4.50
  • Over/Under/Washer&Dryer - $8.00
  • Water Heater (Large) - $10.50
  • Furnace - $4.50
  • Snow Blower - $4.50
  • Steel Push Lawn Mower - $3.00
  • Riding Lawn Mower - $12.00
A/C Units will be purchased on a per lb basis with the following prices
  • Rooftop Units-Evacuated - $0.06/lb
  • Rooftop Units-Non Evac. - $0.04/lb
  • Window A/C Units - $0.03/lb
  • Call the office for current pricing on all other material. 952-516-6066


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Location: 8094 Excelsior Blvd., Hopkins, MN 55343
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00am to 4:30pm
Saturday: closed
Sunday: closed

CLOSED Thursday 7/4 & Friday 7/5 for the holiday

Telephone: 952-516-6066

FAX: 952-516-8064