Current Scrap Metal Prices in the United States Scrap Yards

The prices listed below are national averages paid by scrap yards in the United States
"Average Price" indicates the average price paid by all scrap yards in the United States cities listed. "High Price" indicates the average for the highest prices paid by all scrap yards in the United States cities listed. "Low Price" indicates the average for the lowest prices paid by all scrap yards in the United States cities listed.
Aluminum ScrapAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
#2 Painted Aluminum Scrap0.230.230.23USD/LB
2024 Aluminum Scrap0.370.370.37USD/LB
3003 Aluminum Scrap0.540.540.54USD/LB
5052 Aluminum Scrap0.590.590.59USD/LB
6061 Aluminum Scrap0.460.460.46USD/LB
6061 Aluminum Scrap w/Fe0.420.420.42USD/LB
6061 Aluminum Turning Scrap0.250.250.25USD/LB
6061 Extrusions Scrap0.520.520.52USD/LB
6061 Painted Aluminum Scrap0.350.350.35USD/LB
6063 Aluminum Painted Extrusion Scrap0.470.470.47USD/LB
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Brass ScrapAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
#1 Brass Scrap0.950.950.95USD/LB
#2 Brass Scrap0.850.850.85USD/LB
70/30 Brass Scrap1.711.711.71USD/LB
Auto Radiators Scrap1.451.461.44USD/LB
Brass Borings0.790.790.79USD/LB
Brass breakage0.290.290.29USD/LB
Brass Faucets Dirty Scrap0.640.640.64USD/LB
Brass Faucets Scrap0.850.850.85USD/LB
Brass Heater Cores Scrap1.161.161.16USD/LB
Brass Radiator /Fe Scrap0.850.850.85USD/LB
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Copper ScrapAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
#1 Copper Bare Bright Scrap2.852.852.85USD/LB
#1 Copper Breakage Insulated Wire1.31.31.3USD/LB
#1 Copper Cable2.992.992.99USD/LB
#1 Copper Heavy Bare Scrap3.13.13.1USD/LB
#1 Copper Pipe Scrap2.963.012.92USD/LB
#1 Copper Scrap2.842.852.83USD/LB
#1 Copper Solid Scrap2.62.62.6USD/LB
#1 Copper Tube Scrap2.772.792.76USD/LB
#1 Copper Wire Double Insulated0.750.750.75USD/LB
#1 Copper Wire Scrap2.142.182.09USD/LB
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Electronics ScrapAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
#1 Low Grade Motherboard Scrap0.880.880.88USD/LB
#1 Mid Grade Board Scrap0.970.970.97USD/LB
#2 Low Grade Motherboard Scrap0.70.70.7USD/LB
#2 Mid Grade Board Scrap0.80.80.8USD/LB
A-Boards P/C Scrap2.152.152.15USD/LB
AC Adapter Scrap0.090.090.09USD/LB
Air Conditioners0.220.220.22USD/LB
Appliances38.0538.0538.05USD/CWT
B-Boards Scrap0.50.50.5USD/LB
Cell Phone w/ Battery1.361.361.36USD/LB
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Glass CulletAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
CRV Glass0.490.490.49USD/LB
Glass Bottles0.10.10.1USD/LB
Separated gramber & clear glass101010USD/Ton
Three mix glass555USD/Ton
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Iron ScrapAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
#1 HMS Prepared Iron Scrap135135135USD/Ton
#1 Prepared Iron99.1699.1699.16USD/CWT
#1 Unprepared Iron71.8971.8971.89USD/CWT
#2 HMS UnPrepared Iron Scrap707070USD/Ton
Black Cast Iron165165165USD/LB
Cast Iron72.572.7972.2USD/LB
Cast Iron Scrap0.160.160.16USD/MT
Cast Iron Scrap137.16137.16137.16USD/GT
Cast Iron Scrap11.2511.2511.25USD/CWT
Cast Iron Scrap11.0111.0111.01USD/LB
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Lead ScrapAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
Auto Batteries Scrap0.310.310.31USD/LB
Car batteries Scrap0.260.260.26USD/LB
Hard Lead Scrap0.290.290.29USD/LB
Industrial Batteries Scrap0.140.140.14USD/LB
Irony Lead Scrap0.180.180.18USD/LB
Lead Batteries Scrap0.180.180.18USD/LB
Lead Scrap0.360.360.36USD/LB
Lead Scrap Dirty0.110.110.11USD/LB
Lead Wheel Weights Scrap0.10.110.1USD/LB
Mixed Lead Scrap0.40.40.4(USD/LB)
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OthersAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
Brake/Rotors Scrap238.5238.5238.5USD/NT
Car Bodies (Complete - No Fluids)120120120USD/NT
Car Bodies (Unclean)110110110USD/NT
Cars no Tires Scrap0.070.070.07USD/LB
Cars with Tires Scrap0.10.10.1USD/LB
Cast Window Weights0.050.050.05USD/CWT
Clean Auto Cast184184184USD/Ton
Diesel Motors50.550.550.5USD/Ton
Diesel Motors111USD/CWT
Hubs & Rotors8.758.758.75USD/CWT
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Paper StockAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
Cardboard606060USD/Ton
Mixed paper11.5311.5311.53USD/Ton
Newspaper (with inserts, junk mail & magazines)5.335.335.33USD/Ton
Office/coated paper72.1472.1472.14USD/Ton
Old Newspaper82.582.582.5USD/Ton
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Plastic ScrapAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
#1 PET Plastic1.191.191.19USD/LB
#1 PETE Plastic Scrap1.291.291.29USD/LB
#2 HDPE Plastic0.540.540.54(USD/LB)
#3 PVC Plastic0.490.490.49(USD/LB)
#4 LDPE Plastic2.052.052.05(USD/LB)
#5 PP Plastic0.550.550.55(USD/LB)
#6 PS Plastic5.445.445.44(USD/LB)
#7 Other Plastic0.320.320.32(USD/LB)
Bi-Metal CRV Cans0.380.380.38USD/LB
CRV Aluminum Cans1.731.731.73USD/LB
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Stainless Steel ScrapAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
18-8 Prepared Scrap0.530.530.53USD/LB
18-8 Unprepared Scrap0.460.460.46USD/LB
18/8 Stainless Steel Scrap0.320.320.32USD/LB
18/8 Stainless Steel Solid Scrap0.340.340.34USD/LB
201 Stainless Steel Scrap0.210.210.21USD/LB
300 Unprepared Stainless Steel0.40.40.4USD/LB
301 Prepared Stainless Steel Scrap0.380.380.38USD/LB
301 Stainless Steel Scrap0.220.220.22USD/LB
304 Irony Stainless Steel Scrap0.160.160.16USD/LB
304 Non-Magnetic Stainless Steel Scrap0.410.410.41USD/LB
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Steel ScrapAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
#1 Busheling Scrap112.53112.53112.53USD/LB
#1 Cast Iron Scrap145.01145.01145.01USD/Ton
#1 Heavy Melt Scrap4.024.024.02USD/CWT
#1 HMS Prepared110.75110.75110.75USD/GT
#1 HMS Scrap0.090.090.09USD/LB
#1 HMS Unprepared Scrap76.1776.1776.17USD/GT
#1 Prepared90.5590.5590.55USD/NT
#1 Prepared Scrap3.193.193.19USD/LB
#1 Prepared Scrap173.33173.33173.33USD/GT
#1 Prepared Scrap39.1339.1339.13USD/CWT
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TinAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
Shred/Tin19.4119.4119.41USD/CWT
Shred/Tin66.8366.8366.83USD/NT
Shred/Tin36.0236.0236.02USD/LB
Tin55.0155.0155.01USD/NT
Tin Scrap110110110USD/Ton
Tin/Steel 110110110USD/GT
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Zinc ScrapAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
Old Zinc Die Cast Scrap0.40.40.4USD/LB
Zinc Die Cast Scrap0.280.280.28USD/LB
Zinc Die Cast w/ Fe0.090.090.09USD/LB
Zinc Scrap0.310.310.31USD/LB
Zinc Scrap Dirty0.090.090.09USD/LB
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