Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.31/lb Updated 04/18/2024
Steel National Average $203.17/ton Updated 04/18/2024
Aluminum National Average $0.45/lb Updated 04/18/2024
Catalytic Converter Average $74.75/each Updated 04/18/2024

Scrap Metal Laws In


Sell your scrap metal to an Alabama scrap yard near you

When you are looking to recycle your scrap metal in Illinois, be sure to check with your local scrap yards for Illinois Scrap Metal Laws. It’s important to know what kind of laws to expect when you are selling your scrap metal. Illinois, like any other state, have their own set of scrap metal laws instituted. The iScrap App team has put together a basic guideline of what regulations Illinois scrap yards have so you know before you go. Read some of the basics below and you can learn more with our attached document.

Summary of Illinois Scrap Laws:

  • Records: Scrap yards are required to keep records of all purchases more than $100 for 3 years.
  • Payment Restrictions: When scrapping air conditioners with scrap yards in Illinois, yards are required to pay by check for purchases more than $100.
  • ID Records: Scrap yards in Illinois are required to get a copy of the seller’s driver’s license and a photo of the seller when selling material.
  • Photos: Scrap yards must also take a photo of materials when they are being sold in Illinois
  • Get Further Details From Illinois Organizations on Scrap Laws
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With our directory of scrap yards in the US and Canada, you can search hundreds of scrap yards online or through the app. Also, check current prices at your local yards including reported prices by other users.

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Zimmermans Recycling

301 Industrial Drive Dekalb, Illinois 60115

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American Scrap Metal

3837 W. 127th St. Alsip, Illinois 60803

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Belson Steel Center Scrap, Inc.

1685 N. State Route 50 Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914

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All American Recycling-Joliet

2285 New Lenox Road Joliet, Illinois 60433

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