Wise Recycling is a recycling company with multiple locations in several states, including many in North Carolina and a few more in Virginia. A phone call to the Capital Blvd. (Raleigh) location on 2006-11-24 obtained the information (from a recorded message) that they currently pay 50 cents/pound for aluminum cans and also buy other metals as well, including brass and copper.
Prices may vary due to changing market conditions.
During off-hours, calling the phone number gets a recorded message with the current price for aluminum as well as some other information.