Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.00/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Steel National Average $168.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Aluminum National Average $0.51/lb Updated 01/27/2023

Current Scrap Metal Prices*


*Prices Are Only For Reference/Market Conditions Only as National Averages. Scrap Yards Are NOT Held To These Prices.


Updated 01/27/2023
Metal Average Price Date Updated
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire $3.37/lb Updated 01/27/2023
#1 Copper Tubing $3.12/lb Updated 01/27/2023
#1 Flashing Copper $3.12/lb Updated 01/27/2023
#2 Copper Tubing $2.92/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Insulated Copper Wire $1.10/lb Updated 01/27/2023
THHN Wire $2.20/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Romex® Wire $1.80/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Steel BX $0.40/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Brass $2.04/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Brass Shells $1.88/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Light Iron $155.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
#1 Steel $195.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Cast Iron $220.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Rotors $240.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Complete Car $170.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Shreddable Steel $185.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Stainless Steel $0.34/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Aluminum Siding $0.48/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Clean AL/Copper Fin $1.54/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Aluminum Radiators $0.25/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Aluminum Cans $0.46/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Sheet Aluminum $0.42/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Aluminum Rims $0.64/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Electric Motors (Copper) $0.15/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Ballasts $0.05/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Lead $0.45/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Car/Truck Batteries $0.10/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Small Foreign Cat $180.00/each Updated 01/27/2023
Large Foreign Cat $280.00/each Updated 01/27/2023
Regular Domestic Cat $190.00/each Updated 01/27/2023
Large GM Cat $250.00/each Updated 01/27/2023
Small GM Cat $175.00/each Updated 01/27/2023
Compressors $0.08/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Alternators $0.35/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Carbide $6.25/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Hard Drives $0.55/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Motherboards $1.70/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Power Supplies $0.16/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Low Grade Boards $0.11/lb Updated 01/27/2023
PC Tower $0.18/lb Updated 01/27/2023
#1 HMS $215.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
#1 Heavy Melting Steel $235.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
#1 Prepared $245.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
#2 Heavy Melting Steel $195.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
#2 HMS $175.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
#2 Prepared $175.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
#2/3 Mix Copper $2.92/lb Updated 01/27/2023
#3 Copper with Tar $2.37/lb Updated 01/27/2023
#3 Roofing Copper $2.70/lb Updated 01/27/2023
17-4 Stainless Steel $0.06/lb Updated 01/27/2023
300 Series Stainless Steel $0.30/lb Updated 01/27/2023
304 Stainless Steel $0.30/lb Updated 01/27/2023
310 Stainless Steel $0.57/lb Updated 01/27/2023
316 Stainless Steel $0.60/lb Updated 01/27/2023
321 Stainless Steel $0.50/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Bare Bright Copper $3.38/lb Updated 01/27/2023
500/750 Insulated Cable $2.60/lb Updated 01/27/2023
ACR $1.54/lb Updated 01/27/2023
ACR Ends $0.78/lb Updated 01/27/2023
AL Extrusion $0.49/lb Updated 01/27/2023
AL Thermopane $0.23/lb Updated 01/27/2023
AL/ Copper Rads w/Iron $1.52/lb Updated 01/27/2023
AL/Copper Cutoffs $0.67/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Aluminum #3 $0.14/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Aluminum 6061 $0.52/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Aluminum 6063 $0.60/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Aluminum Boat $0.11/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Aluminum Breakage $0.18/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Aluminum Bumpers $0.25/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Aluminum Clips $0.52/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Aluminum Copper Coil $1.52/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Aluminum Copper Radiators $1.52/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Aluminum Diesel Tank $0.18/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Aluminum Engine Block $0.09/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Aluminum Litho $0.65/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Aluminum Scrap $0.46/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Aluminum Thermo-Pane/Break $0.32/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Aluminum Transformers $0.07/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Aluminum Turnings $0.15/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Aluminum Wire w/Steel $0.15/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Automobiles $155.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Back Panels $2.25/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Backup Batteries $0.02/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Brass Hair Wire $2.08/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Brass Heater Cores $2.02/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Brass Pipe $2.25/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Brass Radiators $1.94/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Brass Scrap $2.04/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Brass Turnings $1.87/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Bronze $2.54/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Bronze Turnings $1.97/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Burnt Copper $2.64/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Busheling $285.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Car w/Tires $185.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Cast Aluminum $0.25/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Catalytic Converters $150.00/each Updated 01/27/2023
CATV Wire $0.00/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Cellphones $1.40/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Christmas Lights $0.16/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Circuit Breakers $0.03/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Clean ACR $1.47/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Clean AL Wire $0.62/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Clean Brass Radiators $2.00/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Clean Brass Turnings $1.90/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Clean Roofing Copper $3.15/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Cobalt $3.70/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Communications Wire $1.02/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Composition Scrap $2.49/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Computer Wire $0.40/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Copper Scrap $2.88/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Copper Transformers $0.20/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Copper Turnings $2.40/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Copper Yokes $0.60/lb Updated 01/27/2023
CPU Chips $8.00/lb Updated 01/27/2023
CRT $0.00/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Crushed Cars $165.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Die Cast $0.15/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Dirty ACR $1.18/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Dirty AL Extrusion $0.18/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Dirty AL Radiators $0.15/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Dirty AL/Copper Fin $1.20/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Dirty Aluminum Turnings $0.06/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Dirty Brass $1.80/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Dirty Brass Radiators $1.62/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Dirty Roofing Copper $2.35/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Dishwashers $140.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Double Insulated Cable $1.48/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Dry Automobile $160.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Dryers $125.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
EC Wire $0.57/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Electric Motors (Aluminum) $0.18/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Elevator Wire $0.40/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Empty PC Servers $0.10/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Enameled Copper $2.48/lb Updated 01/27/2023
F 75 $3.25/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Fire Wire $1.20/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Forktruck Battery $0.10/lb Updated 01/27/2023
FSX 414 $5.25/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Fuses $0.07/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Gold $30,592.00/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Hard Drive Boards $5.75/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Hard Drives without Boards $0.23/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Hastelloy Solids $3.25/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Hastelloy Turnings $2.25/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Heliax Wire $1.30/lb Updated 01/27/2023
High Speed Steel $0.20/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Housewire $1.22/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Incomplete Car $165.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Inconel $3.15/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Inconel 792 $1.65/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Inconel 800 $1.25/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Inconel 825 $2.05/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Ink Cartridges $0.00/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Insulated Aluminum Wire $0.14/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Insulated Copper Cable $1.75/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Insulated Steel BX $0.38/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Invar $0.80/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Junkshop Extrusion $0.22/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Keyboards $0.00/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Kovar $0.22/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Laptops $0.65/lb Updated 01/27/2023
LCD Monitors (not working) $0.00/lb Updated 01/27/2023
LCD Monitors (working) $0.00/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Lead Batteries $0.10/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Lead Coated Copper $2.70/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Lead Shot $0.15/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Lead Wheel Weights $0.15/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Light Copper $2.88/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Machine Shop Turning/Iron Borings $0.52/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Mainframes $0.18/lb Updated 01/27/2023
MarM247 $3.40/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Meatballs (Electric Motors) $0.22/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Memory $9.00/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Mice $0.00/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Monel $2.75/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Ni-Cad Batteries $0.00/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Nickel $3.55/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Non Magnetic Stainless Steel $0.25/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Non-Green PC Board $1.25/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Old Sheet Aluminum $0.40/lb Updated 01/27/2023
O2 Sensors $2.25/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Painted Aluminum $0.42/lb Updated 01/27/2023
PC Board with Steel $0.24/lb Updated 01/27/2023
PC Boards $1.50/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Pewter $1.25/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Plate & Structural Steel $265.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Platinum $16,384.00/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Plumbers Brass $2.04/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Prepared Aluminum $0.40/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Printers/Fax Machines $0.00/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Red Brass $2.44/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Refined Rebrass & Copper $2.44/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Refrigerators $150.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Rod Brass $2.45/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Rod Brass Turnings $2.00/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Scrap Iron $195.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Sealed Units $0.10/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Semi-Red Brass $2.40/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Servers $0.40/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Silver $305.00/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Silver Plated Copper $2.68/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Solid Core Heliax $0.25/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Speakers $0.00/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Stainless Steel Breakage $0.28/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Stainless Steel Heatsinks $0.28/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Stainless Steel Kegs $0.10/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Stainless Steel Sinks $0.10/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Stainless Turnings $0.10/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Starters $0.35/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Steel Case Batteries $0.10/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Steel Shavings $50.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Telecom Equipment $1.60/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Tin $165.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Tin Babbit $2.75/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Tin Coated Copper $2.95/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Tin Insulated Copper Wire $1.98/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Unclean Brass Radiators $1.52/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Uncleaned Auto Cast $210.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Unprepared Cast Iron $210.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Unprepared HMS $200.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Unprepared P&S $180.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Washing Machines $135.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Water Heaters $145.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Wet Automobile $175.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
Wire Scrap $1.00/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Wiring Harness $1.00/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Yellow Brass $2.05/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Zinc $0.08/lb Updated 01/27/2023
Zorba $145.00/ton Updated 01/27/2023
400 Series Stainless Steel $0.10/lb Updated 01/27/2023

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