Service Recycling

USR is a certified California Redemption Center buying CRV beverage containers such as aluminum cans, plastic and glass beverage containers.

The process is simple, and we pay cash!

Universal Service Recycling Inc. is the largest privately held metal recycler serving California's Central Valley.  Stockton and Merced locations serve San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Sacramento, Amador, Calaveras, Mariposa, Madera and East Alameda Counties.  


Service Is Our Middle Name

Universal Service Recycling has built long-term relationships with domestic and international steel mills and foundries by providing quality products at competitive prices, prompt delivery, and excellent customer service. 

USR sells quality products all over the world. 

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We Buy And Sell

We buy metals and other products from public, small metal dealers, manufacturing plants, municipalities, and government concerns as well as small businesses and contractors.  

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2012 Merced County Fair

Contest Winner "GOT GREEN"

Congratulations! Jayson & Hesston Wisdom from Merced with the winning number of 28,304!

The winning number for "How many cans are in this bale"





That's right, we pay cash for your scrap! 

Why wait?  Find out today how you too can begin making money recycling your old scrap metal, aluminum cans, plastic and glass beverage containers. 

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Our staff will assist you in unloading and separating your containers to maximize the highest price paid for your scrap metal. 

Stop in today or contact us to learn more about USR's full service recycling processes and products we sell. 

Recycling Fact

Scrap recycling reduces greenhouse gas emissions by requiring significantly less energy to manufacture products from recyclables than from virgin ore.

Recycling Poll

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Materials We Buy

Leading Purchasers of scrap metal in Central Valley, California.  We buy Ferrous & Non-Ferrous Metals, Copper, Aluminum, Brass, and Steel.

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Bottom PromotionMaterials We Sell

Recognized importer and exporter of ferrous and non-ferrous materials in both domestic and foreign markets for over a decade.

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Stockton / Merced

Two Central Valley California locations make efficient use of rail, vessel and truck delivery.

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