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Scrap Metal Prices Paid by Scrap Yards in U.S.A.

The prices listed below are national averages paid by scrap yards in the U.S.A.
  • "Average Price" indicates the average price paid by all scrap yards in U.S. cities listed.
  • "High Price" indicates the average for the highest prices paid by all scrap yards in U.S. cities listed.
  • "Low Price" indicates the average for the lowest prices paid by all scrap yards in U.S. cities listed.
Aluminum ScrapAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
2024 Aluminum Scrap0.370.370.37USD/LB
3003 Aluminum Scrap0.350.350.35USD/LB
5052 Aluminum Scrap0.410.410.41USD/LB
6061 Aluminum Scrap0.440.440.44USD/LB
6061 Aluminum Scrap w/Fe0.420.420.42USD/LB
6061 Extrusions Scrap0.510.510.51USD/LB
6063 Aluminum Scrap0.550.550.55USD/LB
6063 Aluminum Scrap w/Fe0.440.440.44USD/LB
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Copper ScrapAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
#1 Copper Bare Bright Scrap2.492.492.49USD/LB
#1 Copper Scrap2.142.152.13USD/LB
#1 Copper Tube Scrap2.132.142.12USD/LB
#1 Copper Wire Scrap1.701.701.70USD/LB
#1 Insulated Copper Wire1.001.060.93USD/LB
#1 Insulated Copper Wire 85% Recovery Scrap1.211.211.21USD/LB
#2 Copper Bare Bright Scrap1.891.891.89USD/LB
#2 Copper Scrap1.951.951.95USD/LB
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Electronics ScrapAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
AC Adapter Scrap0.100.100.10USD/LB
Cell Phones w/o Battery2.722.722.72USD/LB
Cellular Phones Scrap1.521.521.52USD/LB
Computer/Server (Complete) Scrap0.300.300.30USD/LB
Computer/Server (Incomplete) Scrap0.110.110.11USD/LB
Finger Boards2.872.872.87USD/LB
Floppy/CD Drive0.070.070.07USD/LB
Green Mother Boards1.151.151.15USD/LB
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Glass CulletAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
CRV Glass0.520.520.52USD/LB
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Lead ScrapAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
Auto Batteries Scrap1.051.051.05USD/LB
Lead Batteries Scrap0.370.370.37USD/LB
Lead Scrap0.390.390.39USD/LB
Lead Wheel Weights Scrap0.130.130.13USD/LB
Scrap Wheel Weights Scrap0.130.130.13USD/LB
Soft Lead Scrap0.450.450.45USD/LB
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Paper StockAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
Cardboard75.0075.0075.00USD/Ton
Old Newspaper82.5082.5082.50USD/Ton
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Plastic ScrapAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
Bi-Metal CRV Cans0.350.350.35USD/LB
CRV Other Plastic0.310.310.31USD/LB
CRV Plastic #11.261.261.26USD/LB
CRV Plastic #20.590.590.59USD/LB
HDPE CRV Plastic0.570.570.57USD/LB
LDPE CRV Plastic2.042.042.04USD/LB
PET CRV Plastic1.241.241.24USD/LB
Plastic PET #11.231.231.23USD/LB
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Stainless Steel ScrapAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
18-8 Prepared Scrap0.390.390.39USD/LB
18-8 Unprepared Scrap0.310.310.31USD/LB
201 Stainless Steel Scrap0.280.280.28USD/LB
301 Prepared Stainless Steel ​Scrap0.300.300.30USD/LB
301 Stainless Steel Scrap0.130.130.13USD/LB
304 Stainless Steel Scrap0.290.290.29USD/LB
304 Stainless Steel Solid Scrap0.370.370.37USD/LB
304 Stainless Steel Turning Scrap0.230.230.23USD/LB
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Steel ScrapAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice Unit
#1 Busheling Scrap0.060.060.06USD/LB
#1 Prepared Iron10.5010.5010.50USD/CWT
#1 Prepared Steel Scrap0.070.070.07USD/LB
#1 Unprepared Iron9.009.009.00USD/CWT
#1 Unprepared Steel Scrap0.030.030.03USD/LB
Block Tin2.502.502.50USD/LB
Cast Iron Scrap0.190.190.19USD/MT
Prepared Steel Scrap0.080.080.08USD/LB
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