Metal Recycling Prices

Greener Recycling has been purchasing metal scrap for cash or any form of payment you prefer since 2009. In order to estimate your scrap value, please fill the scrap pick up form or just call us. Here is the list of metals we accept and average metal scrap prices per pound. Prices may vary due to quality, quantify, your location and commodity market volatility.

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Scrap Metal Prices Per Pound:

Last Updated: 09/13/2017

Metal Price, $ / lb.
bare-bright-wire-1 #1 Bare Bright Copper Wire $2.40-$2.60/lb
pipe #1 Copper Tubing / Bus Bar $2.30-$2.50/lb
2nd-tubing-bus-bar #2 Copper Tubing / Bus Bar $2.20-$2.40/lb
1-insulated-wire-greener-recycling #1 Insulated Wire $1.60-$1.80/lb
2-insulated-wire #2 Insulated Wire $00.60-$00.90/lb
communication-wire Communication Wire $00.70-$00.90/lb
electric-motors-recycling Electric Motors $00.10-$00.15/lb
transformers Copper Transformers $00.10-$00.25/lb
aluminum-copper-coil Aluminum Copper Coil $1.00-$1.10/lb
compressors-sealed-units Sealed Units / Compressors $00.05-00.07/lb
starters-alternators-recycling Starters - alternators $00.05-00.10/lb
romex-wire Romex Wire $1.10-$1.20/lb
copper-cable-insulated Insulated Copper Cable $00.80-$1.80/lb
plumbers-brass Plumbers’ Brass $00.90-$1.30/lb
brass-radiators Brass Radiators $1.00-1.20/lb
yellow-brass Yellow Brass $1.50-1.70/lb
red-brass-scrap Red Brass $1.60-$1.80/lb
water-meter Water Meters $00.80-$1.30/lb
brass-shells Brass Shells $1.30-$1.70/lb
aluminum-recyclingALUMINIUM RECYCLING
extruded-aluminum Clean Extruded Aluminum $00.45-$00.55/lb
aluminum-rims Aluminum Rims $00.40-$00.45/lb
aluminum-insulated-wire Aluminum Insulated Wire $00.15-$00.25/lb
cast-aluminum Cast Aluminum $00.30-$00.40/lb
alu-litho-plates Alu Litho Plates $00.40-$00.50/lb
dirty-extrusion Dirty Extruded Aluminum $00.20-$00.40/lb
al-sheet Sheet Aluminum $00.20-$00.30/lb
aluminum-cans Aluminum Cans** /lb
304-and-316-stainless-steel 304 and 316 Stainless Steel $00.15-$00.30/lb
high-temperature-alloysHigh Temperature AlloysCall for pricing/lb

* Average brass value is lower than the value of copper because as yellow as red brass contain various admixtures.

** We try to provide the widest range of aluminum scrap we pick up but unfortunately do not accept CRV aluminum cans for now (as well as any kind of batteries).

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