Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.50/lb Updated 07/13/2024
Steel National Average $176.65/ton Updated 07/13/2024
Aluminum National Average $0.49/lb Updated 07/13/2024
Catalytic Converter Average $75.93/each Updated 07/13/2024

Scrap Metal Laws In


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When you are traveling around Michigan looking for a scrap yard, it’s important to know what to expect before you bring your scrap in for recycling. With different laws and regulations in place, it’s important to know as a customer what the scrap yard should be doing when you get there. The iScrap App team has some information that can help you be informed when going to your local scrap yard and selling metals. Be sure to check our information below to ensure that you are not going to get in trouble if your scrap yard doesn’t do something correctly.

Summary of Michigan Scrap Laws:

  • Fingerprints: Scrap yards in Michigan are required to take a copy of the sellers fingerprints when selling metals.
  • Driver’s License: Your scrap yard should also be taking a copy of your driver’s license or state issued ID for their records.
  • License Plate: When you bring your scrap in, your scrap yard should be taking a record of your license plate number for their records.
  • Photo: The scrap yards in Michigan don’t have to take a picture of the metal, but they do have to take a photo of the scrap seller.
  • Signature: When selling scrap metal in Michigan, sellers are required to sign stating that they are able to sell the material.
  • Tag & Hold: There is a 7-day tag and hold policy for most non-ferrous metals bought in Michigan.
  • Get Further Details From Michigan Organizations on Scrap Laws
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