Current Scrap Metal Prices

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United States

Scrap Material National Average Price Change High Price Low Price Updated
#2 Painted Aluminum Scrap Image#2 Painted Aluminum $0.26/LB -0.12 (31.58%) 0.26 0.26 2/19/2024
Brass Radiators Prepared Scrap ImageBrass Radiators Prepared $1.36/LB -0.30 (18.07%) 1.36 1.36 2/19/2024
Brass Radiators Unprepared ImageBrass Radiators Unprepared $0.58/LB -0.12 (17.14%) 0.58 0.58 2/19/2024
#1 Copper Pipe Scrap Image#1 Copper Pipe $2.81/LB 0.30 (11.95%) 2.86 2.77 2/19/2024
#1 Copper Tube Scrap Image#1 Copper Tube $2.80/LB -0.12 (4.11%) 2.81 2.79 2/19/2024
#1 Copper Wire Scrap Image#1 Copper Wire $2.10/LB 0.02 (0.96%) 2.16 2.04 2/19/2024
Clean Car Radiators (Cu. & Brass) ImageClean Car Radiators (Cu. & Brass) $1.35/LB -0.15 (10.00%) 1.35 1.35 2/19/2024
TV Yokes ImageTV Yokes $0.34/LB 0.04 (13.33%) 0.34 0.34 2/19/2024
Light Iron Scrap ImageLight Iron $8.18/CWT -1.02 (11.09%) 8.18 8.18 2/19/2024
Mixed Cast Iron Scrap ImageMixed Cast Iron $130.00/GT 0.00 (0.00%) 130.00 130.00 2/19/2024
Mixed Iron Scrap ImageMixed Iron $168.33/NT 0.00 (0.00%) 168.33 168.33 2/20/2024
Sheet Iron ImageSheet Iron $137.14/Ton 0.89 (0.65%) 137.14 137.14 2/20/2024
18/8 Stainless Steel Scrap Image18/8 Stainless Steel $0.32/LB -0.05 (13.51%) 0.32 0.32 2/20/2024
201 Stainless Steel Scrap Image201 Stainless Steel $0.18/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.18 0.18 2/20/2024
301 Prepared Stainless Steel Scrap Image301 Prepared Stainless Steel $0.38/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.38 0.38 2/20/2024
304 Prepared Stainless Steel Scrap Image304 Prepared Stainless Steel $0.33/LB -0.02 (5.71%) 0.33 0.33 2/20/2024
#1 Cast Iron Scrap Image#1 Cast Iron $145.91/Ton -51.59 (26.12%) 145.91 145.91 2/20/2024
#1 HMS Unprepared Scrap Image#1 HMS Unprepared $7.00/CWT -1.50 (17.65%) 7.00 7.00 2/20/2024
#1 Prepared Image#1 Prepared $180.25/Ton 5.75 (3.30%) 180.25 180.25 2/20/2024
5052 Aluminum Scrap Image5052 Aluminum $0.59/LB -0.12 (16.90%) 0.59 0.59 2/05/2024
6061 Aluminum Turning Scrap Image6061 Aluminum Turning $0.25/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.25 0.25 2/05/2024
Brass Pipe Scrap ImageBrass Pipe $1.87/LB -0.11 (5.56%) 1.87 1.87 2/05/2024
Contaminated Irony Yellow Brass Scrap ImageContaminated Irony Yellow Brass $0.31/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.31 0.31 2/05/2024
Hard Brass Scrap ImageHard Brass $1.82/LB -0.20 (9.90%) 1.82 1.82 2/05/2024
#1 Copper Heavy Bare Scrap Image#1 Copper Heavy Bare $3.20/LB -0.05 (1.54%) 3.20 3.20 2/05/2024
#1 Copper Solid Scrap Image#1 Copper Solid $2.60/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 2.60 2.60 2/05/2024
CATV - Bare Scrap ImageCATV - Bare $0.11/LB -0.01 (8.33%) 0.11 0.11 2/05/2024
CATV - Black Scrap ImageCATV - Black $0.06/LB -0.01 (14.29%) 0.06 0.06 2/05/2024
Communication Coax ImageCommunication Coax $0.45/LB 0.18 (66.67%) 0.45 0.45 2/05/2024
Contaminated Irony Cu/Br Radiators Scrap ImageContaminated Irony Cu/Br Radiators $0.90/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.90 0.90 2/05/2024
Light Iron Scrap ImageLight Iron $0.06/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.06 0.06 2/05/2024
Sheet Iron ImageSheet Iron $235.00/GT 59.19 (33.67%) 235.00 235.00 2/05/2024
Sheet Iron ImageSheet Iron $179.81/NT -11.86 (6.19%) 179.81 179.81 2/05/2024
18-8 Unprepared Scrap Image18-8 Unprepared $0.30/LB 0.05 (20.00%) 0.30 0.30 2/05/2024
304 Non-Magnetic Stainless Steel Scrap Image304 Non-Magnetic Stainless Steel $0.36/LB 0.06 (20.00%) 0.36 0.36 2/05/2024
#1 Prepared Image#1 Prepared $193.00/GT -5.75 (2.89%) 193.00 193.00 2/05/2024
#1 Prepared Image#1 Prepared $0.08/LB 0.01 (14.29%) 0.08 0.08 2/05/2024
6061 Aluminum Scrap Image6061 Aluminum $0.44/LB -0.02 (4.35%) 0.44 0.44 1/16/2024
6061 Aluminum sheet Scrap Image6061 Aluminum sheet $0.57/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.57 0.57 1/16/2024
Brass Faucets Dirty Scrap ImageBrass Faucets Dirty $0.59/LB 0.04 (7.27%) 0.59 0.59 1/16/2024
Brass Scrap Clean ImageBrass Clean $1.60/LB -0.04 (2.44%) 1.62 1.58 1/16/2024
Switches ImageSwitches $0.55/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.55 0.55 1/16/2024
Telecom Boards ImageTelecom Boards $3.00/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 3.00 3.00 1/16/2024
Light Iron Scrap ImageLight Iron $146.41/GT -3.59 (2.39%) 148.75 144.06 1/16/2024
Light Iron Scrap ImageLight Iron $133.75/NT -3.75 (2.73%) 133.75 133.75 1/16/2024
Car batteries Scrap ImageCar batteries $0.20/LB -0.02 (9.09%) 0.20 0.20 1/16/2024
#1 HMS Prepared Image#1 HMS Prepared $240.62/GT -13.38 (5.27%) 240.62 240.62 1/16/2024
#1 HMS Prepared Image#1 HMS Prepared $9.50/CWT 0.00 (0.00%) 9.50 9.50 1/16/2024
#1 HMS Unprepared Scrap Image#1 HMS Unprepared $188.89/GT -23.11 (10.90%) 188.89 188.89 1/16/2024
Brass Heater Cores Scrap ImageBrass Heater Cores $1.15/LB -0.08 (6.50%) 1.15 1.15 12/20/2023
Irony Brass Scrap ImageIrony Brass $0.63/LB 0.07 (12.50%) 0.63 0.63 12/20/2023
#1 Copper Wire Double Insulated Image#1 Copper Wire Double Insulated $1.40/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 1.40 1.40 12/20/2023
Coax Copper Core Scrap ImageCoax Copper Core $0.05/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.05 0.05 12/20/2023
Telecom Equipment ImageTelecom Equipment $0.23/LB 0.01 (4.55%) 0.27 0.20 12/20/2023
TV/Monitors ImageTV/Monitors $0.49/LB 0.17 (53.13%) 0.49 0.49 12/20/2023
Irony Lead Scrap ImageIrony Lead $0.17/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.17 0.17 12/20/2023
#1 Cast Iron Scrap Image#1 Cast Iron $0.09/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.09 0.09 12/20/2023
#1 Heavy Melt Scrap Image#1 Heavy Melt $5.00/CWT 0.00 (0.00%) 5.00 5.00 12/20/2023
#1 HMS Scrap Image#1 HMS $0.07/LB -0.01 (12.50%) 0.07 0.07 12/20/2023
#1 Prepared Image#1 Prepared $9.20/CWT -1.37 (12.96%) 9.20 9.20 12/20/2023
Sheet Iron ImageSheet Iron $11.00/CWT 1.00 (10.00%) 11.00 11.00 11/20/2023
6061 Aluminum Plate Scrap Image6061 Aluminum Plate $0.44/LB -0.03 (6.38%) 0.44 0.44 11/10/2023
Irony Yellow Brass Scrap ImageIrony Yellow Brass $0.48/LB -0.15 (23.81%) 0.48 0.48 10/20/2023
#1 Copper Breakage Insulated Wire Image#1 Copper Breakage Insulated Wire $1.25/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 1.25 1.25 10/20/2023
#1 Prepared Scrap Image#1 Prepared $190.00/NT -10.00 (5.00%) 190.00 190.00 10/20/2023
18/8 Stainless Steel Solid Scrap Image18/8 Stainless Steel Solid $0.33/LB -0.02 (5.71%) 0.33 0.33 10/05/2023
300 Unprepared Stainless Steel Image300 Unprepared Stainless Steel $0.30/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.30 0.30 10/05/2023
Brass Faucets Scrap ImageBrass Faucets $0.84/LB -0.25 (22.94%) 0.84 0.84 9/20/2023
Light Iron Scrap ImageLight Iron $97.50/Ton -2.50 (2.50%) 97.50 97.50 9/05/2023
Mixed Iron Scrap ImageMixed Iron $100.00/Ton 10.00 (11.11%) 100.00 100.00 9/05/2023
Industrial Batteries Scrap ImageIndustrial Batteries $0.14/LB 0.03 (27.27%) 0.14 0.14 8/22/2023
Irony Red Brass Scrap ImageIrony Red Brass $0.36/LB 0.03 (9.09%) 0.36 0.36 7/20/2023
#1 Prepared Scrap Image#1 Prepared $18.34/CWT -5.32 (22.49%) 18.34 18.34 7/20/2023
#1 Prepared Scrap Image#1 Prepared $135.00/GT 130.00 (2600.00%) 135.00 135.00 7/20/2023
Mixed Iron Scrap ImageMixed Iron $0.06/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.06 0.06 5/22/2023
Brass Scrap Clean ImageBrass Clean $150.00/Ton 0.00 (0.00%) 150.00 150.00 5/05/2023
Irony Brass Car Radiators Scrap ImageIrony Brass Car Radiators $1.44/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 1.44 1.44 4/20/2023
Heavy Brass Scrap ImageHeavy Brass $1.50/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 1.50 1.50 3/20/2023
Light Brass Scrap ImageLight Brass $1.40/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 1.40 1.40 3/20/2023
#1 H.M. Steel Image#1 H.M. Steel $6.25/CWT 0.00 (0.00%) 6.25 6.25 2/20/2023
#1 HMS Prepared Image#1 HMS Prepared $0.08/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.08 0.08 1/20/2023
#1 HMS Unprepared Scrap Image#1 HMS Unprepared $0.08/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.08 0.08 1/20/2023
#1 Prepared Scrap Image#1 Prepared $170.00/Ton 0.00 (0.00%) 170.00 170.00 1/20/2023
Sheet Iron Scrap ImageSheet Iron $95.00/Ton 0.00 (0.00%) 95.00 95.00 12/15/2022
#1 Heavy Melt Scrap Image#1 Heavy Melt $1.05/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 1.05 1.05 11/15/2022
#1 Cast Iron Scrap Image#1 Cast Iron $240.00/NT 0.00 (0.00%) 240.00 240.00 11/09/2022
UPS Backup Scrap ImageUPS Backup $0.12/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.12 0.12 10/17/2022
Mixed Cast Iron Scrap ImageMixed Cast Iron $115.00/NT 0.00 (0.00%) 115.00 115.00 10/17/2022
#1 Busheling Scrap Image#1 Busheling $225.00/GT 0.00 (0.00%) 225.00 225.00 10/17/2022
Light Iron Scrap ImageLight Iron $0.06/LB 0.01 (20.00%) 0.06 0.06 9/05/2022
Sheet Iron Scrap ImageSheet Iron $0.06/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.06 0.06 9/05/2022
Light Iron Scrap ImageLight Iron $5.92/CWT 1.25 (26.77%) 5.92 5.92 8/05/2022
#1 Copper Pipe Scrap Image#1 Copper Pipe $4.00/LB) 0.00 (0.00%) 4.00 4.00 4/20/2022
Brass Radiator /Fe Scrap ImageBrass Radiator /Fe $0.86/LB -0.02 (2.27%) 0.86 0.86 10/05/2021
Brass Radiator Scrap ImageBrass Radiator $1.51/LB -0.04 (2.58%) 1.52 1.51 10/05/2021
#1 Copper Scrap Image#1 Copper $2.77/LB -0.17 (5.78%) 2.78 2.76 10/05/2021
#1 Copper Cable Image#1 Copper Cable $2.99/LB 0.01 (0.34%) 2.99 2.99 8/17/2021
304 Irony Stainless Steel Scrap Image304 Irony Stainless Steel $0.15/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.15 0.15 8/10/2021
Hard Lead Scrap ImageHard Lead $0.26/LB -0.07 (21.21%) 0.26 0.26 8/06/2021
#1 Prepared Image#1 Prepared $187.50/NT -24.17 (11.42%) 187.50 187.50 8/06/2021
Sheet Iron Scrap ImageSheet Iron $232.67/NT 27.29 (13.29%) 232.67 232.67 8/05/2021
Brass Scrap Dirty ImageBrass Dirty $0.68/LB 0.01 (1.49%) 0.68 0.68 8/03/2021
UPS W/ Batteries ImageUPS W/ Batteries $0.18/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.18 0.18 8/03/2021
Sheet Iron ImageSheet Iron $0.07/ 0.00 (0.00%) 0.07 0.07 2/15/2021
Copper Aluminum AC Coils (Unclean) ImageCopper Aluminum AC Coils (Unclean) $1.01/LB 0.01 (1.00%) 1.01 1.01 3/16/2020
Brass Scrap Clean ImageBrass Clean $1.20/LB) 0.08 (7.14%) 1.24 1.16 2/24/2020
Copper Clad Scrap ImageCopper Clad $0.08/LB -0.04 (33.33%) 0.08 0.08 1/30/2020
Copper Aluminum AC Coils (Clean) ImageCopper Aluminum AC Coils (Clean) $1.28/LB 0.07 (5.79%) 1.28 1.28 11/19/2019
Dirty Auto Radiators Scrap ImageDirty Auto Radiators $0.77/LB -0.15 (16.30%) 0.77 0.77 7/23/2019
CATV - Irony Scrap ImageCATV - Irony $0.03/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.03 0.03 5/07/2019
#1 Busheling Scrap Image#1 Busheling $0.06/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.06 0.06 10/01/2018
301 Stainless Steel Scrap Image301 Stainless Steel $0.22/LB -0.25 (53.19%) 0.22 0.22 9/10/2018
3003 Aluminum Scrap Image3003 Aluminum $0.54/LB -0.04 (6.90%) 0.54 0.54 8/17/2018
2024 Aluminum Scrap Image2024 Aluminum $0.37/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.37 0.37 6/01/2018
PVC CRV Plastic ImagePVC CRV Plastic $0.61/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.61 0.61 5/22/2018
Copper cable scrap ImageCopper cable scrap $1.30/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 1.80 0.80 5/08/2018
18-8 Prepared Scrap Image18-8 Prepared $0.43/LB -0.01 (2.27%) 0.43 0.43 5/01/2018
Copper Aluminum Radiators ImageCopper Aluminum Radiators $0.82/LB 0.02 (2.50%) 0.83 0.81 4/30/2018
Auto Batteries Scrap ImageAuto Batteries $0.27/LB -0.11 (28.95%) 0.27 0.27 4/04/2018
6061 Aluminum Scrap w/Fe Image6061 Aluminum w/Fe $0.42/LB -0.05 (10.64%) 0.42 0.42 3/27/2018

Canada

Scrap Material National Average Price Change High Price Low Price Updated
Household Batteries Scrap ImageHousehold Batteries $0.03/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.03 0.03 2/19/2024
Zinc Die Cast w/ Fe ImageZinc Die Cast w/ Fe $0.13/LB -0.02 (13.33%) 0.13 0.13 2/19/2024
Zinc Die Cast Scrap ImageZinc Die Cast $0.51/LB -0.01 (1.92%) 0.51 0.51 2/19/2024
Shred/Tin ImageShred/Tin $28.31/LB -20.90 (42.47%) 28.31 28.31 2/19/2024
#1 Heavy Melt Scrap Image#1 Heavy Melt $0.13/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.13 0.13 2/19/2024
#1 H.M. Steel Image#1 H.M. Steel $279.74/NT 10.02 (3.71%) 279.74 279.74 2/19/2024
Hard Lead Scrap ImageHard Lead $0.18/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.18 0.18 2/19/2024
TV/Monitors ImageTV/Monitors $0.04/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.04 0.04 2/05/2024
AC compressors Scrap ImageAC compressors $0.28/LB 0.01 (3.70%) 0.28 0.28 2/05/2024
Hard Brass Scrap ImageHard Brass $3.76/LB 0.02 (0.53%) 3.76 3.76 2/05/2024
#1 Copper Solid Scrap Image#1 Copper Solid $4.05/LB 0.03 (0.75%) 4.05 4.05 1/23/2024
Irony Brass Scrap ImageIrony Brass $1.34/LB -0.05 (3.60%) 1.34 1.34 1/23/2024
Shred/Tin ImageShred/Tin $223.16/NT 6.74 (3.11%) 223.16 223.16 12/20/2023
#1 Cast Iron Scrap Image#1 Cast Iron $200.00/MT 0.00 (0.00%) 200.00 200.00 10/20/2023
#1 Busheling Scrap Image#1 Busheling $210.00/MT 0.00 (0.00%) 210.00 210.00 10/20/2023
6063 Extrusions Scrap Image6063 Extrusions $0.78/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.78 0.78 7/18/2023
6061 Extrusions Scrap Image6061 Extrusions $0.78/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.78 0.78 7/18/2023
Car batteries Scrap ImageCar batteries $0.20/LB -0.02 (9.09%) 0.20 0.20 5/29/2023
#1 Copper Pipe Scrap Image#1 Copper Pipe $4.19/LB -0.21 (4.77%) 4.19 4.19 1/30/2023
Shred/Tin ImageShred/Tin $230.00/Ton 0.00 (0.00%) 230.00 230.00 1/30/2023
#1 Copper Wire Scrap Image#1 Copper Wire $3.94/LB -0.34 (7.94%) 3.94 3.94 1/30/2023
#1 Copper Scrap Image#1 Copper $3.94/LB -0.35 (8.16%) 3.95 3.94 12/28/2022
Shred/Tin ImageShred/Tin $0.12/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.12 0.12 12/09/2022
Tin ImageTin $220.00/NT -23.33 (9.59%) 220.00 220.00 12/09/2022
Tin ImageTin $92.50/MT 0.00 (0.00%) 92.50 92.50 11/23/2022
#1 Heavy Melt Scrap Image#1 Heavy Melt $260.00/MT 0.00 (0.00%) 260.00 260.00 10/26/2022
Shred/Tin ImageShred/Tin $0.13/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.13 0.13 9/13/2022
Stand Alone Printers ImageStand Alone Printers $0.03/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.03 0.03 6/22/2022
#1 Busheling Scrap Image#1 Busheling $215.00/MT 80.00 (59.26%) 215.00 215.00 4/27/2022
Irony Red Brass Scrap ImageIrony Red Brass $4.10/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 4.10 4.10 4/07/2022
Industrial Batteries Scrap ImageIndustrial Batteries $0.20/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.20 0.20 12/09/2021
#1 Heavy Melt Scrap Image#1 Heavy Melt $282.00/NT -91.33 (24.46%) 294.00 270.00 8/17/2021
Dry Cell Batteries Scrap ImageDry Cell Batteries $0.36/LB 0.00 (0.00%) 0.36 0.36 11/23/2020
Auto Batteries Scrap ImageAuto Batteries $0.24/LB -0.01 (4.00%) 0.24 0.24 3/04/2020
#1 Copper Tube Scrap Image#1 Copper Tube $3.33/LB 0.63 (23.33%) 3.33 3.33 3/04/2020
#1 Copper Pipe Scrap Image#1 Copper Pipe $2.62/LB) 0.00 (0.00%) 2.62 2.62 12/10/2019

Scrap Yards Listings

The Sustain Group
TulsaOklahoma
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SEAM Secure Enterprise Asset Management
Sioux FallsSouth Dakota
Materials accepted :Batteries Cell Phones Complete Desktop or Tower computers (No Monitors) Computer Monitors Computer Parts…Not Listed
Cal E-Waste Recycle
Canoga ParkCalifornia
Materials accepted :Audio / Video Equipment Camcorders Camera (Digital, Film, Polaroid, etc.) Cell Phones Complete Desktop…Not Listed
Beaver Recycling Inc.
HollywoodFlorida
Materials accepted :Radiators #1 Copper Wire Ac Coils Alternators Aluminum Aluminum Cans Aluminum Ladders Aluminum Siding… +15 more

Upcoming Recycling Events

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event: Ridgecrest
Ridgecrest, California
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Wohlwend Elementary School Electronics Recycling Event — MRC Electronics
St. Louis, Missouri
Materials accepted : All Televisions, CRT Monitors,   ...10 more items
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