Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $1.95/lb Updated 09/20/2018
Steel National Average $127.00/ton Updated 09/20/2018
Aluminum National Average $0.33/lb Updated 09/20/2018

Current Scrap Metal Prices

Updated 09/20/2018
Metal Average Price Date Updated
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire $2.14/lb Updated 09/20/2018
Brass $1.27/lb Updated 09/20/2018
Light Iron $111.00/ton Updated 09/20/2018
Aluminum Siding $0.36/lb Updated 09/20/2018
Aluminum Cans $0.38/lb Updated 09/20/2018
304 Stainless Steel $0.35/lb Updated 09/20/2018
#1 Copper Tubing $1.95/lb Updated 09/20/2018
THHN Wire $1.25/lb Updated 09/20/2018
Complete Car $120.00/ton Updated 09/20/2018
Insulated Copper Wire $0.42/lb Updated 09/20/2018
Electric Motors (Copper) $0.07/lb Updated 09/20/2018
Car/Truck Batteries $0.22/lb Updated 09/20/2018

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.

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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PREMIUM YARD CMS Recycling

1428 W. Mission Ave.
Escondido, California 92029

Phone: 760 741 6300

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SA Recycling San Diego

3055 Commercial Street
San Diego, California 92113

Phone: 619‑456‑6291

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Riley Recycling – San Diego

2812 Commercial Street
San Diego, California 92113

Phone: 888‑970‑9426

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SA Recycling San Diego

3202 Main St
San Diego, California 92113

Phone: 619‑456‑6290

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IMS Recycling Services

2697 Main Street
San Diego, California 92113

Phone: 619‑231‑2521

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A-1 Alloys

724 Civic Center Drive
National City, California 92173

Phone:  (800) 266‑2569 

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Legend Smelting & Recycling

2520 Sweetwater Springs Blvd
Spring Valley, California 91978

Phone: 800‑697‑5556

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Legend Smelting & Recycling, Inc

2520 Sweetwater Springs Blvd
Spring Valley, California 91978

Phone: 800‑697‑5556

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SOS Metals- San Diego

635 Anita St
Chula Vista, California 91911

Phone: 619‑628‑1242

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Riley Recycling- Chula Vista

2817 Main St
Chula Vista, California 91911

Phone: 619‑420‑4600

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Resources

Scrap Metal Guide

Use the iScrap App Metal Guide with pictures and descriptions for different types of scrap metal. Scrap yards classify metals differently, so it's important o know the different.

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Scrap Metal Laws

Check the current scrap laws for your US State. The information is helpful for preventing theft but also keeping you informed on regulations before visiting your scrap yard.

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Scrap News & Prices

Check the current scrap metal market news and prices. Also, learn more about scrapping with easier and better ways to make money on scrap metal.

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