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Scrap Metal Prices in Illinois, United States

The prices listed below are state average prices paid by scrap yards in Illinois, United States. Prices are collected from scrap yards directly and updated bi-weekly.
  • "Average Price" indicates the average price paid by all scrap yards in Illinois cities listed.
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  • "Low Price" indicates the average for the lowest prices paid by all scrap yards in Illinois cities listed.
Aluminum Scrap
MaterialAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice UnitPrice Date
6061 Aluminum Scrap0.410.410.41USD/LB2018-10-15
6061 Extrusions Scrap0.560.560.56USD/LB2018-10-12
6063 Extrusions Scrap0.710.710.71USD/LB2018-10-12
ACSR Wire Scrap0.230.230.23USD/LB2021-04-16
Al/Cu Radiators /Fe Scrap0.750.750.75USD/LB2018-04-07
Al/Cu Radiators Scrap0.860.920.80USD/LB2018-04-07
Aluminum Breakage Scrap0.080.100.06USD/LB2018-10-15
Aluminum Cans Scrap0.360.390.33USD/LB2018-10-15
Aluminum Car Wheels Scrap0.700.700.70USD/LB2021-04-16
Aluminum Cast Scrap0.340.340.34USD/LB2018-10-15
Aluminum Clean Die Cast Scrap0.250.250.25USD/LB2019-08-02
Aluminum Die Cast Scrap0.250.250.25(USD/LB)2019-11-07
Aluminum Die Cast Unclean Scrap0.100.100.10USD/LB2019-11-07
Aluminum Extrusion Scrap0.500.500.50USD/LB2018-04-07
Aluminum Extrusion Scrap - Clean 10/100.470.470.47USD/LB2018-10-15
Aluminum Extrusion Scrap Unclean0.220.220.22USD/LB2018-10-15
Aluminum Foil Scrap0.060.060.06USD/LB2018-10-15
Aluminum Harness Wire Scrap0.650.650.65USD/LB2018-03-22
Aluminum Litho Scrap0.500.500.50USD/LB2018-04-07
Aluminum MLC Clips Scrap0.480.480.48USD/LB2018-04-07
Aluminum Old Sheet Scrap Clean0.400.400.40USD/LB2021-04-16
Aluminum Painted Siding Scrap0.280.300.27USD/LB2019-11-07
Aluminum Radiators /Fe Scrap0.180.180.18USD/LB2018-10-15
Aluminum Radiators Scrap0.260.260.25USD/LB2018-10-15
Aluminum Scrap0.280.340.23USD/LB2018-03-22
Aluminum Scrap Dirty0.250.270.22USD/LB2018-10-15
Aluminum Sheet Scrap2.292.292.29USD/LB2018-05-15
Aluminum Siding Scrap0.310.380.24USD/LB2021-03-09
Aluminum Turning Scrap0.150.150.15USD/LB2019-11-07
Aluminum Wheels Clean Scrap0.440.440.44USD/LB2019-11-07
Chrome Wheels Scrap0.350.350.35USD/LB2018-10-15
E.C. Aluminum Wire Scrap0.510.510.51USD/LB2019-11-07
Insulated Aluminum Wire Scrap0.120.120.12USD/LB2018-10-15
Litho Sheets Scrap0.500.500.50USD/LB2018-10-15
Painted Aluminum Scrap0.460.460.46USD/LB2018-10-15
Prepared 6061 Aluminum Extrusion Scrap0.630.630.63USD/LB2021-04-16
Prepared 6063 Aluminum Extrusion Scrap0.590.590.59USD/LB2021-04-16
UBC Scrap0.500.500.50USD/LB2018-03-24
Brass Scrap
MaterialAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice UnitPrice Date
Auto Radiators Scrap1.281.281.28USD/LB2021-02-03
Brass Radiator /Fe Scrap0.950.950.95USD/LB2018-10-15
Brass Radiator Scrap1.321.321.32USD/LB2018-10-15
Brass Scrap Dirty1.001.001.00USD/LB2018-10-15
Brass Turning (clean) Scrap0.700.700.70USD/LB2019-11-07
Dirty Auto Radiators Scrap1.001.001.00USD/LB2019-11-07
Hard Brass Scrap1.351.351.35USD/LB2019-11-07
Red Brass Scrap1.661.661.66USD/LB2021-04-16
Yellow Brass Scrap1.551.551.55USD/LB2021-04-16
Copper Scrap
MaterialAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice UnitPrice Date
#1 Copper Bare Bright Scrap2.602.602.60USD/LB2018-05-04
#1 Copper Scrap2.322.741.91USD/LB2019-11-07
#1 Copper Tube Scrap2.912.912.91USD/LB2021-04-16
#1 Copper Wire Scrap2.922.922.92USD/LB2021-04-16
#1 Insulated Copper Wire1.432.080.79USD/LB2018-10-15
#2 Copper Scrap2.282.282.28USD/LB2021-04-16
#2 Copper Tubing Scrap1.421.421.42USD/LB2020-03-31
#2 Insulated Copper Wire0.630.630.63USD/LB2019-11-07
Alternator Scrap0.190.190.19USD/LB2018-10-15
Auto/Truck Radiators Scrap1.651.651.65USD/LB2018-05-15
Bare Bright Copper Scrap2.782.782.78USD/LB2021-04-16
CATV - Bare Scrap0.050.050.05USD/LB2019-11-07
CATV - Black Scrap0.050.050.05USD/LB2019-11-07
CATV - Irony Scrap0.020.020.02USD/LB2019-01-23
Copper Aluminum Radiators0.790.790.79USD/LB2018-05-15
Copper Breakage Scrap2.263.001.51USD/LB2021-04-13
Copper Brite Wire Scrap2.302.302.30USD/LB2018-10-15
Copper Radiators Scrap1.051.051.05USD/LB2018-03-22
Copper Radiators Scrap (Dirty)0.850.850.85USD/LB2018-03-22
Copper Sheet Scrap (Light)1.801.801.80USD/LB2019-10-01
Copper Sheet Scrap2.072.072.07USD/LB2018-10-15
Copper Transformer Scrap0.160.160.16USD/LB2018-03-22
Cu/Al Radiators /Fe Scrap0.800.800.80USD/LB2019-10-29
Cu/Al Radiators Scrap1.001.001.00USD/LB2019-10-29
Cu/Brass Radiator Scrap1.851.851.85USD/LB2021-03-19
Electric Motors Scrap0.160.160.16USD/LB2021-04-16
Extension Cord Scrap0.300.300.30USD/LB2018-08-28
Harness Wire Scrap0.600.600.60USD/LB2018-10-15
Heater Cores Scrap0.630.630.63USD/LB2019-11-07
Insulated Copper Wire Scrap 65% recovery1.371.371.37USD/LB2018-03-22
Low Grade ICW0.150.150.15USD/LB2018-10-15
Sealed Units Electric Motors Scrap0.170.170.17USD/LB2018-05-04
Starters Scrap0.180.180.18USD/LB2018-04-07
Tin Plated Copper Scrap1.421.801.04USD/LB2019-01-09
Xmas Lights Scrap0.100.100.10USD/LB2019-11-07
Electronics Scrap
MaterialAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice UnitPrice Date
Laptops0.080.080.08USD/LB2021-04-16
Low Grade Boards Scrap0.100.100.10USD/LB2018-05-09
Motherboards Scrap1.751.751.75USD/LB2019-10-29
Lead Scrap
MaterialAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice UnitPrice Date
Auto Batteries Scrap1.861.861.86USD/LB2021-04-16
Hard Lead Scrap0.530.530.53USD/LB2019-11-07
Lead Batteries Scrap0.120.130.11USD/LB2019-11-07
Lead Scrap0.350.390.32USD/LB2021-04-16
Lead Wheel Weights Scrap0.090.090.09USD/LB2019-11-07
Scrap Wheel Weights Scrap0.090.090.09USD/LB2018-12-19
Soft Lead Scrap0.530.530.53USD/LB2019-11-07
Steel Case Batteries0.200.200.20USD/LB2021-04-16
Stainless Steel Scrap
MaterialAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice UnitPrice Date
201 Stainless Steel Scrap0.250.250.25USD/LB2021-04-16
301 Prepared Stainless Steel ​Scrap0.470.470.47USD/LB2021-04-16
301 Stainless Steel Scrap0.470.470.47USD/LB2021-03-30
304 Prepared Stainless Steel Scrap0.550.550.55USD/LB2021-04-16
316 Stainless Steel Solid Scrap0.470.470.47USD/LB2018-10-15
Stainless Steel Scrap0.290.370.21USD/LB2019-11-07
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