Metal Buying Prices

PRICES ARE FLUCTUATING RAPIDLY. PLEASE CALL FOR CURRENT PRICES.

All Prices Subject To Change!


Buying Prices

  • The more you have, the more we pay! Call for bonuses over 200 pounds, or more!
  • All metals must meet our grading standards.
  • All prices are in cents per pound unless noted.
  • All prices below are for "clean" metal, unless listed as contaminated.  In order to be graded as "clean" all metals must be free of steel, plastics, or other contaminants. Other contaminants may be other nonferrous metals).
  • Contaminated prices may be lower than listed, depending on the amount of contaminants.
  • If you're unsure whether or not your metal is "clean," please give us a call!

* Be sure to review our information about the

Non-ferrous Scrap Metal Recycling Law! *

If the total amount of your transaction for non-ferrous metal is more than $30, we pay the first $30 in cash and issue a check for the remaining amount at the time of the transaction.

 Special rules apply for business customers - ask for more information, or check out this page for details and a form to fill out.

Be sure to bring a valid state-issued driver's license or ID card each time you bring in scrap metals. Your license must be current and valid.

We do not accept punched or damaged IDs.

If your ID is not valid, we cannot buy your metals. To check to see if your ID is valid, click here

Aluminum cans are exempt from the $30 rule. Batteries and Catalytic Converters are included in the recycling law.

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We strive for accuracy with the following prices, however, the prices posted at our recycling center are what we pay if there is any discrepancy.  Ask about bonuses over 200 pounds.

All prices are in cents per pound unless noted. 

 


 

 

ALUMINUM

6/5/15 thru today

Subject to change without notice.

Prices can change quickly, call to confirm and verify!

Aluminum Cans:

1 - 49 pounds:


Over 100 pounds: 


Current Price under 100 pounds

Current Price for 100-200 pounds

Ask about 200#+ price

Cast, clean


Contaminated Cast (at least 65% aluminum)


   Heavily Contaminated Cast (at least 35% aluminum)


Aluminum Foil no pay




Aluminum Wire:


    EC Wire (clean, bare, aluminum wire)

    ACSR (aluminum wire with steel strands)


    Poly-triplex (aluminum wire with insulation)





Extrusions:

6063 Painted

6063 Unpainted

6061 Painted

6061 Unpainted

95% aluminum, less than 5% contamination, painted or unpainted

Aluminum Shavings (Call Jim or Christy for prices)


Irrigation Pipe

(Legally we can only buy irrigation pipe from farmers and/or businesses.  Please call for more details).




TIE (Thermal Insulated Extrusion)




Sheet:

Painted

   Unpainted

Irony or Contaminated (65% aluminum or higher)


   Heavily Contaminated (35% aluminum or higher)




Litho Aluminum





Aluminum Wheels/Rims (car, truck) No CHROME plated


Chrome Plated Aluminum Wheels/Rims

BATTERIES (lead acid)

Current Price
Vehicle (each, see notes below)

For over and undersized batteries, we pay 20 cents per pound.  Ask about bonuses over 500 pounds.

The average car or pickup battery typically weighs 35 pounds.

 


 

BRASS
Current Price under 100 pounds

Current Price for  100-200 pounds

Ask about 200#+ price

Yellow Brass

   Contaminated Brass (80% or more brass)


Brass Shavings (Call Jim for prices)


CATALYTIC CONVERTERS

varies widely



COPPER
Current Price under 100 pounds

Current Price for  100-200 pounds

Ask about 200#+ price

Bare Copper:


    #1 Bright & Shiny wire

    #1 Regular wire, Tubing, Solids

    #2 Tubing & wire

Insulated Wire:

    #1 Wire - 85% recovery

    #1 Wire - 65% recovery (example: Romex)


    #2 Wire - 85% recovery


    #2 Wire - 70% recovery


    #2 Wire - 55% recovery

    #2 Wire - 45% recovery


    #2 Wire - 35% recovery (example: Power cords/Extension cords)

    #2 Wire - 25% recovery (example: Christmas Lights, phone cords)


Microwave Cable (60% recovery or higher)


Aluminum BX Wire


Steel BX Wire


DIE CAST (Pot metal)
Current Price under 100 pounds

Current Price for  100-200 pounds

Ask about 200#+ price

Die Cast

   Contaminated (including carburetors)





MOTORS

STARTERS/ALTERNATORS

Current Price under 100 pounds

Current Price for  50-200 pounds

Ask about 200#+ price

Electric Motors


Starters/Alternators


Sealed Units (Must have a hole drilled in them and be completely drained)
Currently No Pay No Pay
FILM

Current Price
Printer or Litho film
Call for Price
X-ray film - (price depends on year/use)
Call for Price



IRON AND STEEL


Clean Iron and Steel
NO PAY
NO CHARGE

Appliances: we do charge for some appliances. For more details, please visit our appliance page.

 

 




LEAD
Current Price Under 100 pounds

Current Price for  100-200 pounds

Ask about 200#+ price

Clean/soft

Lead w/ iron or contaminants

Lead wheel weights





PALLETS

(see the pallet page for sizes and prices)






PAPER

Current Price
Light Colored Ledger paper
1 cent
White Ledger/copier/computer paper
1 cent
Corrugated Cardboard (loose)
Currently No Pay
Corrugated Cardboard Bales
Call for Price
Phone Books

half a cent
Newspaper
2 cents
Name brand moving boxes in good shape and flattened. Must be separated from other corrugated cardboard to receive bonus.

6 cents
Magazines and Slick Catalogs
half a cent
See our new Paper Recycling page for more details!


RADIATORS

Current Price under 100 pounds

Current Price for 100-200 pounds

Ask about 200#+ price

Clean Aluminum Copper Radiators


   Contaminated Aluminum Copper Radiators


Clean Brass/Copper Radiators


Contaminated Brass/Copper Radiators


Clean Aluminum Radiators


   Contaminated Aluminum Radiators





STAINLESS STEEL
Current Price under 100 pounds

Current Price for 100-200 pounds

Ask about 200#+ price

Stainless Steel


 

Call about over-sized pieces 3 1/2' & larger

Contaminated (80% Stainless Steel)

Contaminated (60 to 80% Stainless Steel)

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