Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.45/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Steel National Average $211.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Aluminum National Average $0.68/lb Updated 01/28/2022

Current Scrap Metal Prices*

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


Updated 01/28/2022
Metal Average Price Date Updated
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire $3.72/lb Updated 01/28/2022
#1 Copper Tubing $3.52/lb Updated 01/28/2022
#1 Flashing Copper $3.28/lb Updated 01/28/2022
#2 Copper Tubing $3.21/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Insulated Copper Wire $1.06/lb Updated 01/28/2022
THHN Wire $2.28/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Romex® Wire $1.78/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Steel BX $0.21/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Brass $1.81/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Brass Shells $1.62/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Light Iron $164.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
#1 Steel $224.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Cast Iron $224.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Rotors $272.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Complete Car $210.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Shreddable Steel $226.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Stainless Steel $0.64/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Aluminum Siding $0.56/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Clean AL/Copper Fin $1.52/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Aluminum Radiators $0.50/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Aluminum Cans $0.61/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Sheet Aluminum $0.52/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Aluminum Rims $0.81/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Electric Motors (Copper) $0.25/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Ballasts $0.10/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Lead $0.58/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Car/Truck Batteries $0.16/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Small Foreign Cat $235.00/each Updated 01/28/2022
Large Foreign Cat $378.00/each Updated 01/28/2022
Regular Domestic Cat $233.00/each Updated 01/28/2022
Large GM Cat $327.00/each Updated 01/28/2022
Small GM Cat $208.00/each Updated 01/28/2022
Compressors $0.19/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Alternators $0.35/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Carbide $5.55/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Hard Drives $0.55/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Motherboards $1.80/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Power Supplies $0.23/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Low Grade Boards $0.11/lb Updated 01/28/2022
PC Tower $0.16/lb Updated 01/28/2022
#1 HMS $264.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
#1 Heavy Melting Steel $274.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
#1 Prepared $267.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
#2 Heavy Melting Steel $202.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
#2 HMS $173.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
#2 Prepared $193.00/lb Updated 01/28/2022
#2/3 Mix Copper $3.11/lb Updated 01/28/2022
#3 Copper with Tar $2.66/lb Updated 01/28/2022
#3 Roofing Copper $2.94/lb Updated 01/28/2022
17-4 Stainless Steel $0.28/lb Updated 01/28/2022
300 Series Stainless Steel $0.67/lb Updated 01/28/2022
304 Stainless Steel $0.68/lb Updated 01/28/2022
310 Stainless Steel $1.15/lb Updated 01/28/2022
316 Stainless Steel $0.86/lb Updated 01/28/2022
321 Stainless Steel $0.59/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Bare Bright Copper $3.78/lb Updated 01/28/2022
500/750 Insulated Cable $2.72/lb Updated 01/28/2022
ACR $1.45/lb Updated 01/28/2022
ACR Ends $0.65/lb Updated 01/28/2022
AL Extrusion $0.76/lb Updated 01/28/2022
AL Thermopane $0.52/lb Updated 01/28/2022
AL/ Copper Rads w/Iron $1.49/lb Updated 01/28/2022
AL/Copper Cutoffs $0.70/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Aluminum #3 $0.26/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Aluminum 6061 $0.79/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Aluminum 6063 $0.92/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Aluminum Boat $0.26/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Aluminum Breakage $0.42/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Aluminum Bumpers $0.53/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Aluminum Clips $0.61/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Aluminum Copper Coil $1.45/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Aluminum Copper Radiators $1.45/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Aluminum Diesel Tank $0.46/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Aluminum Engine Block $0.25/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Aluminum Litho $0.80/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Aluminum Scrap $0.55/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Aluminum Thermo-Pane/Break $0.43/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Aluminum Transformers $0.50/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Aluminum Turnings $0.20/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Aluminum Wire w/Steel $0.38/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Automobiles $207.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Back Panels $2.11/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Backup Batteries $0.07/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Brass Hair Wire $1.80/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Brass Heater Cores $1.60/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Brass Pipe $1.82/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Brass Radiators $1.65/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Brass Scrap $1.85/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Brass Turnings $1.74/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Bronze $2.32/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Bronze Turnings $1.80/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Burnt Copper $2.80/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Busheling $348.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Car w/Tires $170.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Cast Aluminum $0.55/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Catalytic Converters $185.00/each Updated 01/28/2022
CATV Wire $0.02/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Cellphones $0.98/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Christmas Lights $0.16/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Circuit Breakers $0.05/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Clean ACR $1.51/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Clean AL Wire $0.92/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Clean Brass Radiators $1.70/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Clean Brass Turnings $1.65/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Clean Roofing Copper $3.30/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Cobalt $5.11/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Communications Wire $1.12/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Composition Scrap $2.28/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Computer Wire $0.52/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Copper Scrap $3.32/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Copper Transformers $0.32/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Copper Turnings $2.80/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Copper Yokes $0.55/lb Updated 01/28/2022
CPU Chips $7.11/lb Updated 01/28/2022
CRT $0.00/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Crushed Cars $182.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Die Cast $0.21/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Dirty ACR $1.21/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Dirty AL Extrusion $0.45/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Dirty AL Radiators $0.25/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Dirty AL/Copper Fin $1.15/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Dirty Aluminum Turnings $0.17/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Dirty Brass $1.42/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Dirty Brass Radiators $1.35/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Dirty Roofing Copper $2.92/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Dishwashers $142.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Double Insulated Cable $1.54/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Dry Automobile $175.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Dryers $144.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
EC Wire $0.78/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Electric Motors (Aluminum) $0.25/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Elevator Wire $0.92/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Empty PC Servers $0.25/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Enameled Copper $3.11/lb Updated 01/28/2022
F 75 $4.25/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Fire Wire $1.38/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Forktruck Battery $0.18/lb Updated 01/28/2022
FSX 414 $5.20/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Fuses $0.07/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Gold $114.00/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Hard Drive Boards $4.65/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Hard Drives without Boards $0.33/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Hastelloy Solids $3.69/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Hastelloy Turnings $2.52/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Heliax Wire $1.40/lb Updated 01/28/2022
High Speed Steel $0.16/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Housewire $1.01/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Incomplete Car $175.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Inconel $5.04/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Inconel 792 $2.55/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Inconel 800 $2.35/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Inconel 825 $2.88/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Ink Cartridges $0.01/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Insulated Aluminum Wire $0.25/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Insulated Copper Cable $1.12/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Insulated Steel BX $0.31/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Invar $2.00/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Junkshop Extrusion $0.59/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Keyboards $0.00/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Kovar $0.37/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Laptops $0.78/lb Updated 01/28/2022
LCD Monitors (not working) $0.00/lb Updated 01/28/2022
LCD Monitors (working) $0.00/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Lead Batteries $0.17/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Lead Coated Copper $2.95/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Lead Shot $0.45/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Lead Wheel Weights $0.20/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Light Copper $3.11/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Machine Shop Turning/Iron Borings $0.58/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Mainframes $0.35/lb Updated 01/28/2022
MarM247 $4.15/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Meatballs (Electric Motors) $0.31/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Memory $7.95/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Mice $0.00/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Monel $4.68/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Ni-Cad Batteries $0.06/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Nickel $3.00/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Non Magnetic Stainless Steel $0.65/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Non-Green PC Board $1.20/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Old Sheet Aluminum $0.50/lb Updated 01/28/2022
O2 Sensors $3.38/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Painted Aluminum $0.62/lb Updated 01/28/2022
PC Board with Steel $0.42/lb Updated 01/28/2022
PC Boards $1.25/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Pewter $1.54/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Plate & Structural Steel $250.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Platinum $8.56/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Plumbers Brass $1.95/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Prepared Aluminum $0.69/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Printers/Fax Machines $0.00/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Red Brass $2.40/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Refined Rebrass & Copper $2.21/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Refrigerators $100.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Rod Brass $2.21/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Rod Brass Turnings $1.71/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Scrap Iron $182.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Sealed Units $0.15/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Semi-Red Brass $2.40/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Servers $0.38/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Silver $1.55/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Silver Plated Copper $3.11/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Solid Core Heliax $0.45/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Speakers $0.00/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Stainless Steel Breakage $0.63/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Stainless Steel Heatsinks $0.63/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Stainless Steel Kegs $0.44/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Stainless Steel Sinks $0.37/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Stainless Turnings $0.28/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Starters $0.48/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Steel Case Batteries $0.15/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Steel Shavings $101.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Telecom Equipment $1.13/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Tin $148.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Tin Babbit $2.68/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Tin Coated Copper $3.26/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Tin Insulated Copper Wire $2.10/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Unclean Brass Radiators $1.50/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Uncleaned Auto Cast $260.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Unprepared Cast Iron $226.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Unprepared HMS $227.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Unprepared P&S $268.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Washing Machines $165.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Water Heaters $165.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Wet Automobile $200.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
Wire Scrap $1.08/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Wiring Harness $0.95/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Yellow Brass $2.01/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Zinc $0.11/lb Updated 01/28/2022
Zorba $162.00/ton Updated 01/28/2022
400 Series Stainless Steel $0.16/lb Updated 01/28/2022

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