Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.59/lb Updated 06/22/2024
Steel National Average $178.16/ton Updated 06/22/2024
Aluminum National Average $0.49/lb Updated 06/22/2024
Catalytic Converter Average $75.93/each Updated 06/22/2024

Scrap Metal Laws In

New Jersey

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When preparing your scrap metal for the yard, knowing what laws are in place is important. Knowing the basic scrap metal laws in New Jersey is important for selling your metals. The iScrap App Team has some of the most common laws and regulations that scrappers should know when recycling their metal in New Jersey. You can also read about some further details below as well.

Summary of New Jersey Scrap Laws:

  • Records: Scrap yards in New Jersey must keep records of transactions over 100 pounds or $50 for 5 years.
  • Driver’s License: New Jersey scrap yards must keep a copy of the scrappers’ driver’s license on file.
  • Material Description: Scrap yards must also keep a record of the description of the materials bought.
  • Tag & Hold: There is a 5-day tag and hold policy when police notify the scrap yard.
  • For Catalytic Converters, VIN and Document of Ownership or Business License Required for scrap sale.

See More Law Information For New Jersey via ISRI

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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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Beacon Metal Co.- Freehold

215 Throckmorton St Freehold, New Jersey 07728

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Monmouth Wire & Computer Recycling, Inc.

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Tri-State Recycling Services Inc

98 Flint Rd Route 166 South Toms River, New Jersey 08722

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All American Alloys of Bergen County

770 Paterson Ave E. Rutherford, New Jersey 07073

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