Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.46/lb Updated 07/20/2024
Steel National Average $176.65/ton Updated 07/20/2024
Aluminum National Average $0.49/lb Updated 07/20/2024
Catalytic Converter Average $75.93/each Updated 07/20/2024

Scrap Metal Laws In


Sell your scrap metal to an Alabama scrap yard near you

If you are planning on bringing your metals like copper, steel, and aluminum to scrap yards in Georgia, it’s important to know what kind of scrap laws to expect. The Georgia Scrap Metal Laws differ from every other state in the nation. Based on local laws and history of scrap metal recycling in the state, there are some differences. It’s important to know what kind of laws to expect when you are selling your scrap to the local yards in Georgia so you know what things like ID or proof of vehicles to bring along with you when you visit your local scrap yard in Georgia. Below the iScrap App team has put together a basic list of the laws you should know when selling your scrap in Georgia.

Summary of Georgia Scrap Laws:

  • Hours of Operation: Scrap yards in Georgia are not allowed to purchase materials between the hours of 7pm and 7am.
  • Vehicle Record: Yards are required to keep record of the make, model, and license plate used to transport material brought by the scrap seller. However it is allowed to buy scrap from a person without a vehicle too.
  • Photo ID: A copy of ID of the seller is required to keep on record along any photos of the person selling the material.
  • Photo of Material: When the scrap metal is being sold it must have a photo record of it along with a time stamp, weight, and description too.
  • Signed Document: The seller of the scrap must sign a document stating they have not been convicted of metals theft. The Georgia scrap yard must keep that on record.
  • Get Further Details From Georgia Organizations on Scrap Laws
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