Arizona Scrap Metal Prices - USA

Selling Scrap in Arizona

With over 7 million people, Arizona has the great opportunity to make money selling scrap metal. Since Arizona has some the strictest laws surrounding selling scrap metal, I will go through everything that you need to know before discussing the best scrap yards in the state.

Scrap yards are required to keep lots of records of anyone who they buy scrap from. Photo ID of the seller must be the kept on record as well as a fingerprint of the right index finger.

The transaction must be recorded on video and the photos of the materials brought must be taken. When purchasing a scrap car, the scrap yard must keep record of the license plate number and a description of the vehicle. Law enforcement has the right the to force scrap yards to hold any material for upto 15 days. Finally the scrap yards are required to pay their customers via non transferable check that is sent to the address on the customers state ID.

Now that we have gone through the laws of buying and selling scrap metal in arizona, we can discuss the places to sell depending on where you are in the state.

Phoenix is the most populated city in Arizona, with over 1.5 million residence. The state capital many scrap yards offering great options for those that wish to sell scrap metal. The three scrap yards that we recommend in Phoenix are: Phoenix Metal Trading, Mega Metals Inc and SA Recycling.

Arizona's second biggest city, Tucson which is located in the south of the state, offers many great opportunity for selling scrap metal. The three that we recommend in Tucson are: Tucson Iron & Metal, Desert Metals Recycling and CFS Metals Recycling LLC. Normally we do not recommend avoiding particular scrap yards but there are two in Tucson that we heard nothing but bad thing about. These are SA Recycling and The Scrap Yard. Avoid these if possible.

Other cities for which we can tell you the best scrap prices and scrap yards are Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert, Glendale, Scottsdale, Peoria, Tempe and Surprise.

Scrap Metal Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum Alloy$1.28

Last Updated On 2024-07-19

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.75
Aluminum 3003$0.75
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.75
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.54
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$1.02
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.67
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$0.88
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.64
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$1.77
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.64
Aluminum Radiators$0.43
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.32
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.24
Chrome Wheels$0.71
E.C. Wire$1.17
Litho Sheets$0.75
Mixed Turnings $0.44
MLC Clips$0.74
Aluminum Old Cast$0.72
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.71
Painted Siding$0.70
Zorba 90% NF$0.71
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.55
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.27

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.26
Yellow Brass$2.13
Brass Rod$2.08
Brass Hair Wire$2.23
Brass Pipe$2.03
Brass Radiators$1.72
Brass Shells$1.91
Brass Turnings$1.95
Bronze Turnings$1.21
Dirty Brass$1.01
Dirty Brass Radiators$1.01
Plumbers Brass$2.03
Semi-Red Brass$2.06

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$3.83
#1 Copper Tubing$3.58
#1 Flashing Copper$3.58
#2 Copper Tubing$3.37
#2/3 Mix Copper$3.27
#3 Copper with Tar$3.06
#3 Roofing Copper$3.17
Dirty Roofing Copper$2.96
Electric Motors - Copper$2.66
Enameled Copper$3.01
Insulated Copper Wire$3.06
Lead Coated Copper$2.58
Silver Plated Copper$3.27
Tin Coated Copper$2.86
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.86

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.21
Lead Shot$0.48
Lead Wheel Weights$0.30
Solid Lead$0.64
Soft Lead$0.66

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$0.79
Old Zinc Die Cast$0.68

Scrap Gold Prices

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$29.75$925.38
14ct Gold$46.41$1,443.56
18ct Gold$59.50$1,850.72
22ct Gold$72.67$2,260.35
24ct Gold$79.33$2,467.41

In the table above you'll find today's scrap gold price for the different purities of gold. Scrap gold prices (as well as scrap prices for other precious metals) are usually set in troy ounces.
One troy ounce (Oz) is equal to around 31.1 grams.

Scrap Prices for other Precious Metals

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce

Above are today's scrap prices for silver, palladium and platinum.

Scrap Prices for Steel per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bundle$0.10
#1 Busheling$0.10
#1 HMS$0.07
HMS 80/20$0.06
Sheet Metal$0.06
Shredded Auto Scrap$0.08
Structural Steel$0.07

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.30
301 SS$0.44
304 SS Solid$0.64
304 SS Turning$0.55
309 SS$0.83
310 SS$1.26
316 SS Solid$0.83
330 SS$2.05

Above are today's prices for stainless steel. Stainless steel is very much in demand currently due to it's use in construction.

Scrap Prices for other Ferrous Metals per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.08
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.09
Scrap #1 Unprepared$0.06
Scrap #2 Unprepared$0.07
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$0.07
Scrap Cast Iron$0.10
Scrap Dishwashers$0.07
Scrap Dryers$0.07
Scrap Oversize Torch$0.10
Scrap Rebar$0.21
Scrap Washing Machines$0.07
Scrap Water Heaters$0.07

Scrap Electronics Prices per Pound

ElectronicsPrice Per Pound
Scrap Back PanelsContact local scrap yard
Scrap Cellphones
Scrap Computer Wire
Scrap CPU Chips
Scrap CRT Monitors
Scrap Empty PC Servers
Scrap Graphics Cards
Scrap Hard DrivesContact local scrap yard
Scrap Hard Drive Boards
Scrap Laptops
Scrap LCD Monitors
Scrap Low Grade Boards
Scrap Mainframes
Scrap Memory
Scrap Mice
Scrap MotherboardsContact local scrap yard
Scrap Non-Green PC Boards
Scrap PC Boards
Scrap PC Tower
Scrap Power Supplies
Scrap Printers/Fax Machines
Scrap Servers
Scrap Speakers
Scrap Telecom EquipmentContact local scrap yard