Low grade boards can be found in household electronics. Almost every electronic has a low grade board that can be scrapped. Prices for low grade boards can vary based on your location and the scrap metal yard that you go to so check for the Low Grade Boards Scrap Prices before you get there. If you have a large load of low grade boards or other metals to scrap, be sure to contact the local scrap yard and arrange to have a scrap metal pick up or container drop off for you materials and scrap low grade boards.
Low grade boards are found mostly in the common household appliances and electronics (other then computer towers or laptops). These boards are required to have very little precious metals on them because they are generally doing a very simple task (example of this would be a microwave that is only heating/defrosting food). You may be taking appliances apart to get the electric motors or wiring out of them and then you have the low grade boards as a bi-product. Make sure you save them because you will be able to cash them in once you find the right scrap yard.
Here is a simple list to get your scrapping brain started on what you will be able to find scrap low grade boards in:
These are just some items that will almost always have a low grade board inside.
Not all scrap yards take low grade boards so be sure to check first! Don’t know where to bring your low grade boards? The iScrap App can help you locate a scrap metal yard near you as well as their low grade board prices and other metals. Scrap your low grade boards today! See more Scrapping Videos here.