11/22/17 Scrap Price Report: Holiday Week Prices

Gobble Gobble Scrappers!

We hope that many of you are ready for the big turkey day tomorrow and are going to be able to enjoy a nice (rare) day off with family and friends. This holiday season we are continuing to be thankful that this scrap market pricing has increased so much during 2017. With the market showing such a nice rebound we have been able to see the overall markets really take a great increase this year and it has been very pleasant to see.



  • Steel has continued its steady climb and we have seen that by having the overall market climb about $3 per ton over the last weeks reported pricing and that is a very positive trend.
  • Aluminum has taken a small hit with the reported Sheet Aluminum pricing being down about Aluminum has taken a small hit with the reported Sheet Aluminum pricing being down about Aluminum has taken a small hit with the reported sheet aluminum pricing being down about $0.01 per lb week over week.01 per lb week over week.01 per lb week over week.

We look forward to talking to you next week on our live weekly report and please ask any and all questions that you have by emailing us at [email protected] Here are some of the reported prices from the last week for both ferrous and non-ferrous:

Reported Non-Ferrous Prices (11/15 – 11/21):

  • Brighton, IL:  Cast Aluminum, $0.35/lb.
  • Rockaway, NJ:  #1 Bare Bright Copper Wire, $2.67/lb.
  • Green Island, NY:  Aluminum Scrap, $1.00/lb.
  • Kansas City, MO:  #2 copper tubing, $2.45/lb.
  • San Antonio, TX:  Insulated Copper Wire, $0.45/lb.
  • Haddon Township, NJ:  Sheet Aluminum, $0.38/lb.
  • Warren, MI:  Brass, $1.35/lb.
  • Fort Myers, FL:  Electric Motors, $0.14/lb.
  • Crossville, TN:  #3 Aluminum, $0.38/lb.
  • San Jose, CA:  Computer Wire, $0.30/lb.
  • Augusta, GA:  #1 Bare Bright Copper Wire, $2.70/lb.
  • Fayetteville, AK:  Aluminum Siding, $0.35/lb.
  • San Antonio, TX:  AL/Copper Cutoffs, $0.80/lb.
  • Springhill, FL:  Car/Truck Batteries, $0.19/lb.



Reported Ferrous Prices (11/15 – 11/21):

  • Janesville, WI:  Shreddable Steel, $97.00/ton
  • Nashville, TN:  Scrap Iron, $0.01/lb.
  • San Antonio, TX:  Lead Batteries, $0.15/lb.
  • North Little Rock, AK:  Stainless Steel, $0.25/lb.
  • Rochester, NY:  Tin, $136.00/ton
  • Seguin, TX:  Lead Wheel Weights, $0.15/lb.
  • Ashford, AL:  Light Iron, $80.00/ton
  • Rochester, NY:  Unprepared HMS, $165.00/ton
  • Rockaway, NJ:  Insulated Steel BX, $0.18/lb.
  • Brighton, IL:  Steel Shavings, $0.25/lb.
  • San Antonio, TX:  Lead, $0.40/lb.

We wish you and your families a very Happy Thanksgiving and hope to see you all scrapping often next week!

Gobble Gobble! Scrapppppp ya later!

-Tom


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