Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.60/lb Updated 06/16/2024
Steel National Average $178.16/ton Updated 06/16/2024
Aluminum National Average $0.48/lb Updated 06/16/2024
Catalytic Converter Average $75.93/each Updated 06/16/2024

Scrap Metal Laws In


Sell your scrap metal to an Alabama scrap yard near you

When you are preparing your scrap for your local scrap yard, it’s important to know what kind of regulations and law are in place. Every state has a different set of scrap metal laws, including Louisiana. The iScrap App team has collected some of the important information for you to know what laws are in place in Louisiana. Below are some of the important things to know before going to your local scrap yard in Louisiana and what to expect from your yard when selling scrap metal.

Summary of Louisiana Scrap Laws:

  • Records: Scrap yards in Louisiana are required to keep records of transactions of the last 2 year.
  • Driver’s License: Also scrap yards take a copy of sellers’ driver’s ID or state-issued ID and keeps it on file for 2 years.
  • Tag & Hold: There is a 10-day tag and hold policy for scrap yards in Louisiana.
  • Photos: Scrap yards are required to have photos of the material and the sellers recycling metal.
  • Vehicle Information: Any vehicles or parts sold from vehicles must be recorded and submit a report to the Office of Motor Vehicles.
  • Get Further Details From Louisiana Organizations on Scrap Laws
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P & W Industries, LLC

68668 Hwy 59 Mandeville, Louisiana 70471

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Hwy 51 Scrap Metal LLC

65295 US-51 Fluker, Louisiana 70436

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Poland Scrap Metal

1741 Poland Ave New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

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Top Dollar Scrap & Recovery

13333 Highway 1 Oil City, Louisiana 71061

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