Who is paying the most for scrap metal?
- Copper is King. For most scrappers, copper is the king of scrap metal because it gains as much as $2 to $4 per pound.
- Why Copper is so Valuable.
- Where to Find Copper to Recycle.
- Other Base Metals to Recycle.
What scrap is worth the most money? – Copper is by far the most expensive metal. High-grade copper, called Bare Bright, can get up to $2.85 a pound. Low-grade copper like the kind found in Christmas Lights is about a quarter a pound. – Aluminum, like the kind in house siding, window frames, or aluminum cans can be worth up to 65 cents a pound.
What are current scrap metal prices in Florida?
|Low Grade Wire||Call for Price|
|Alum Cu Radiators||$1.30|
|Alum Cu Radiators w/ Fe||$1.20|
Is scrap profitable? Because metal is a resource that can be recycled over and over without any loss in quality, recycled materials are just as useful to manufacturers and builders as freshly mined and forged metals. Thanks to this element’s unique trait, collecting scrap metal for profit is a common—and sometimes profitable—endeavor.