Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $2.01/lb Updated 09/23/2018
Steel National Average $127.00/ton Updated 09/23/2018
Aluminum National Average $0.32/lb Updated 09/23/2018

Current Scrap Metal Prices

Updated 09/23/2018
Metal Average Price Date Updated
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire $2.17/lb Updated 09/23/2018
Brass $1.28/lb Updated 09/23/2018
Light Iron $111.00/ton Updated 09/23/2018
Aluminum Siding $0.36/lb Updated 09/23/2018
Aluminum Cans $0.38/lb Updated 09/23/2018
304 Stainless Steel $0.35/lb Updated 09/23/2018
#1 Copper Tubing $1.98/lb Updated 09/23/2018
THHN Wire $1.25/lb Updated 09/23/2018
Complete Car $120.00/ton Updated 09/23/2018
Insulated Copper Wire $0.44/lb Updated 09/23/2018
Electric Motors (Copper) $0.07/lb Updated 09/23/2018
Car/Truck Batteries $0.22/lb Updated 09/23/2018

Is It Time To Cash In Copper & Steel?

After a few months of lower copper scrap prices and dropping steel prices, both non-ferrous & ferrous prices began to crawl up this week. Check this week's report and see if it's time to cash the scrap metal you've been holding onto.


Recent Scrap Price News & Articles

Time To Cash In With Copper & Steel Up – 9/19/18

September 19, 2018

Hey Scrappers! #EatSleepScrap!!! Stand up because we have seen the prices jumpppp!!! We have finally seen some positive news swinging in the scrappers favor with copper and steel prices climbing.…


Learning About Tariff’s Effects on Scrap Metal

September 12, 2018

We've talked about tariffs multiple times in 2018, but we wanted to go over the cause and effect of what has been happening since they really got instituted. Many countries…


Trade Talks Helping Scrap Prices? Find Out – 9/12/18

September 12, 2018

Hey iScrappers! We want to first and foremost remember 9/11, as it has been 17 long years since the tragedy happened and we are always thinking of the victims and…


PREMIUM YARD Potomac Metals-Sterling

45655 Woodland Road
Sterling, Virginia 20166

Phone: 703‑430‑3667

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PREMIUM YARD Potomac Metals HQ – Sterling

42702 Dulles Trade Ct
Sterling, Virginia 20166

Phone: 703‑430‑3667

Opens next Monday at 7:00 AM

PREMIUM YARD Montgomery Scrap Corporation

15000 Southlawn Lane
Rockville, Maryland 20850

Phone: 301‑424‑3000

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Opens next Monday at 8:00 AM

PREMIUM YARD Potomac Metals-Manassas

11900 Livingston Road
Manassas, Virginia 20109

Phone: 703‑330‑3444

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PREMIUM YARD Potomac Metals-Springfield

6619 Iron Place
Springfield, Virginia 22151

Phone: 703‑226‑3716

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PREMIUM YARD Potomac Metals-Ranson

410 16th Ave
Ranson, West Virginia 25438

Phone: 304‑724‑1002

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PREMIUM YARD C2 Management

351 Station Rd.
Berryville, Virginia 22611

Phone: 540‑955‑5740

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Closes today at 4:00 PM

PREMIUM YARD Potomac Metals-Beltsville

5215 Holland Drive
Beltsville, Maryland 20705

Phone: 240‑297‑9148

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PREMIUM YARD Kirby Metal Recycling

5832 Kirby Road
Clinton, Maryland 20735

Phone: 301‑297‑5420

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PREMIUM YARD Potomac Metals-Waldorf

2 Henry Ford Circle
Waldorf, Maryland 20602

Phone: 240‑222‑4001

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