Scrap rate today in United States


Get today's or the latest prices for metals from different scrap yards across United States. These rates are from 500+ Scrap Yards in different provinces.

Scrap metal rate today
Metal Price ($) Updated
Rotors $274.70/ton 04/03/2024
Romex® Wire $1.61/lb 04/03/2024
Rod Brass Turnings $1.42/lb 04/03/2024
Rod Brass $2.03/lb 04/03/2024
Regular Domestic Cat $50.00/each 04/03/2024
Refrigerators $3.45/each 04/03/2024
Refined Rebrass & Copper $2.19/lb 04/03/2024
Red Brass $2.31/lb 04/03/2024
Printers/Fax Machines $13.70/ton 04/03/2024
Prepared Aluminum $0.49/lb 04/03/2024
Power Supplies $0.19/lb 04/03/2024
Plumbers Brass $2.02/lb 04/03/2024
Platinum $56.75/lb 04/03/2024
Plate & Structural Steel $257.02/ton 04/03/2024
Pewter $0.97/lb 04/03/2024
PC Tower $0.18/lb 04/03/2024
PC Boards $1.68/lb 04/03/2024
PC Board with Steel $0.25/lb 04/03/2024
Painted Aluminum $0.60/lb 04/03/2024
Old Sheet Aluminum $0.43/lb 04/03/2024

Steel: Steel is the most commonly recycled metal in the world, and the US is no exception. This durable and versatile metal is found in a wide range of products, including cars, appliances, and construction materials. Scrap steel is often melted down and reused in the production of new steel products.

Copper: Copper is a valuable scrap metal that is commonly found in electrical wiring, plumbing fixtures, and other construction materials. Because of its high conductivity and durability, copper is a popular choice for many industrial and consumer products. Scrap copper can be melted down and reused in the production of new copper products.

Brass: Brass is an alloy made from copper and zinc that is commonly used in plumbing fixtures, electrical components, and decorative items. Because of its corrosion resistance and durability, scrap brass is often melted down and reused in the production of new brass products.

Lead: Lead is a heavy and malleable metal that is commonly used in batteries, construction materials, and ammunition. Although lead is a toxic material and requires special handling, it is often recycled and reused in the production of new lead products.

Zinc: Zinc is a versatile and widely used metal that has numerous applications in various industries. It is often used as a coating to protect other metals from corrosion and is also used in the production of alloys, such as brass and bronze.