We want your scrap and e-Waste!
We pay top dollar for your scrap metal & unwanted computer parts.


Capital Scrap is a scrap metal & scrap computer component recycling company based in Canberra ACT but servicing all of Australia. In addition to scrap recycling we also offer data destruction services.


Cash for computer scrap in Canberra

We will buy your scrap computer parts including Motherboards, CD drives, Hard Drives, RAM, CPU's and more. Let us know what you have, what quantity and we will let you know how much it is worth to us. Our prices are listed as per kilo, but if you have less than that, we are happy to discuss options.

Scrap Metal Recycling Coming Soon

We will be accepting scrap metal with our premises opening in Fyshwick in early 2018! We will then have a physical scrap metal recycling site/dropoff point.

Cash for scrap metal in Canberra

Capital Scrap processes ferrous and non ferrous metal for resale through a variety of methods, including sorting,shearing, oxy cutting, baling and compacting. After processing, ferrous and non ferrous recycled metal is sold as a raw material to local and international end users.

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Why sell to us?

Turn your unwanted scrap metal & computer components into cash


Your local environmentally friendly solution to keep e-Waste out of landfill & extract precious metals.


We pay you the highest possible price for your scrap & e-Waste.


We comply with industry standards for customer service, reliability and data security. Our business partners are compliant with AS/NZS 5377, ISO14001, ISO9001.


Please note that we are currently only taking eWaste - computer scrap. However we will be accepting scrap metal with our new premises opening in Fyshwick very soon!


Computer Materials

Check out our computer scrap payout price list.

Materials we accept

  • CPU chips
  • Optical drives
  • Full computer systems still in case
  • Peripheral Boards
  • Other Sorted Boards
  • Hard Drives
  • Computer Main Boards
  • Computer RAM - memory modules

Materials we DON'T accept

  • Asbestos
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Chemicals
  • Flammable substances
  • Radioactive material
  • Hazardous items


Data Destruction Services


Secure Data Wiping

Our data wiping methods meet the strictest standards and comply with US Department of Defence requirements. Through our business partners we can offer a secure chain of custody for the removal and transport of sensitive data storage devices and certificates of data destruction.

secure data wiping

Secure Data Destruction


Another method we can offer is the total destruction of the device such as hard drives and USB drives holding the data. The picture below shows the end result of hard drives put though a rigorous crushing machine. Particles are no larger than 3mm in size.


How it works

The process of packing, shipping and getting cash for your computer scrap.


Submit online form

To begin the process of selling your computer scrap please provide details about your eWaste using our online form...

Start selling

Packaging & Shipping

We have a particular way that your computer components should be packed prior to shipping please see link below for correct packing instructions...

See packing instructions

Get Paid

Once we have received your scrap computer components we can pay you cash, please see link below for further information about payment options...

How we pay you

Online Community

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