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

North Carolina

Sell your scrap metal to an Alabama scrap yard near you

When searching for scrap yards in North Carolina, it’s also important to know the laws and regulations to expect when recycling your metal. Scrap metal laws in North Carolina can be completely different from the surrounding states, so it’s important to know especially if you are bringing metal across the state line to scrap. The iScrap App Team has put together some of the basics to expect when bringing in your metal for recycling. Below are standard laws and rules that scrap yards have to abide by in North Carolina. There are further details below from public resources on different regulations in place.

Summary of North Carolina Scrap Laws:

  • Records: Scrap yards must maintain a record of all transactions from sellers.
  • Driver’s License: North Carolina scrap yards will keep a copy of a seller’s driver’s license when selling scrap meta.
  • Payment Restrictions: Scrap yards in North Carolina are restricted to pay out by non-transferable checks or money orders that are addressed to the scrapper’s home address.
  • Catalytic Converters: It is illegal for scrap yards in North Carolina to buy catalytic converters if they are removed from the car or vehicle they are from.
  • Get Further Details From North Carolina 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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Queen City Metal Recycling & Salvage

2800 N. Tryon St. Charlotte, North Carolina 28206

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Wilmington Scrap Metal Recycling

1413-B Castle Hayne Rd. Behind Black's tire 300 ft from road Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

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CJ Iron & Metal of NC- Macon

345 Eaton Ferry Road Macon, North Carolina 27551

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NC Salvage Co

2058 US Highway 117 S Goldsboro, North Carolina 27533

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