SCRAP METAL PRICES IN THE UNITED STATES – USA
UPDATE PRICING AS OF October 28th 2015
Reference metal scrap prices from yards in the United States of America (USA) are as follows. These scrap metal and recycling prices do fluctuate so please check with each company direct as prices on this page may be out of date. All companies reserve the right to changes prices immediately due to market conditions.
Sullivan Metals based in MA, USA reports
ALUMINUM SCRAP METAL PRICES
Alum & Copper Radiators 0.92/LB
Alum & Copper Radiators with Iron 0.80/LB
Aluminum Auto Radiators 0.30/LB
Aluminum Auto Wheels 0.47/LB
Die Cast/Old Zinc 0.18/LB
Sheet & Cast Aluminum 0.30-0.31/LB
Whole Aluminum Transmissions (Drained) 0.08/LB
Copper Scrap Metal Prices
#1 Bare Bright Wire $2.15 /lb.
#1 Copper Tubing/Flashing $1.95 /lb.
#2 Copper Tubing/ Bus Bar $1.80 /lb.
#3 Roofing Copper $1.70 /lb.
Brass (Plumbing, Pipe) $1.25 /lb.
From Rockaway Recycling also in New Jersey, USA
Ferrous Scrap Metal Price Listings
Steel 3/4 Of A Penny
Light Iron 3/4 Of A Penny
Cast Iron $0.025-$0.035/lb.
Whole Cars $0.02-0.03 /lb.
Motorcycles $0.03-0.045 /lb.
Non Ferrous Scrap Metal Price Listings
#1 Bare Bright Wire $2.20 /lb.
#1 Copper Tubing/Flashing $1.97 /lb.
#2 Copper Tubing/ Bus Bar $1.79 /lb.
#3 Roofing Copper $1.67 /lb.
Brass (Plumbing, Pipe) $1.16 /lb.
Bronze $1.39 /lb.
From Iron Mike Enterprises in the Troy Michigan United States of America Area
Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices
#1 Busheling $210 gt
#1 Baling $140 gt
#2 Baling $120 gt
Plate and Struct 2’x 5′ $150 gt
Plate and Struct scrap (unprep) $130 gt
Heavy Melt 2’x 5′ $140 gt
Heavy Melt scrap (unprep) $120 gt
automobiles (must have title) $100 gt
Auto Cast $200 gt
Yard Cast(breakable) $80 gt
Sheet Iron $100 gt
As always, prices are subject to change and do fluctuate. Please contact the recycling yard for current prices.