Idaho Scrap Metal Prices - USA

Selling Scrap in Idaho

Selling scrap metal offers a great opportunity to earn some extra cash or even make a living from the most dedicated. Every state in the US has its own laws surrounding selling scrap metal to protect the the seller, scrap yards and to attempt to stop the theft of scrap metal.

We have researched the laws and regulations in Idaho that govern the sale of scrap metal in Idaho and summarized the most important rules for you. Firstly, for any transaction over $10 the scrap yard is required to keep record of the license plate of the sellers vehicle. Alternatively, the scrap yard can keep a record of the driving license of the seller. Law enforcement have the power to force and scrap yard to hold any items for up to 10 days, if needed for an investigation. All payments will be made by check for all transactions. Finally, note that scrap yards will be required to keep notes of all transactions for at least 3 years.

Now that you know what the laws are, you need to know where to sell your scrap. We have done the research and found some great scrap yards around Idaho. Firstly, let's take a look at the scrap yards around Boise, the state capital. There are many great scrap yards in Boise but the ones that stood out to us are United Metal Recycling, Junk Holler and Diamond Street Recycling. Idaho's second largest city Meridian, has many scrap yards for its size. The real standout ones that we recommend are PC Recyclers and Advanced Auto Parts.

Scrap Metal Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$1.32
Aluminum Alloy$1.11
Copper$4.28
Brass$3.30
Lead$1.00
Nickel$9.09
Tin$16.03
Zinc$1.41
Steel Scrap$0.20
Steel Rebar$0.30

Last Updated On 2021-09-19

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.91
Aluminum 3003$0.91
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.91
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.65
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$1.23
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.81
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$1.07
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.78
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$2.14
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.98
Aluminum Radiators$0.52
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.38
Transformers$0.22
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.29
Chrome Wheels$0.86
E.C. Wire$1.41
Litho Sheets$0.91
Mixed Turnings $0.53
MLC Clips$0.90
Aluminum Old Cast$0.87
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.86
Painted Siding$0.85
UBC$0.90
Zorba 90% NF$0.86
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.66
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.33

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.12
Yellow Brass$1.91
Brass Rod$2.07
Brass Hair Wire$2.22
Brass Pipe$2.01
Brass Radiators$1.71
Brass Shells$1.90
Brass Turnings$1.94
Bronze$2.32
Bronze Turnings$1.21
Dirty Brass$1.01
Dirty Brass Radiators$1.01
Plumbers Brass$2.01
Semi-Red Brass$2.04

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$3.75
#1 Copper Tubing$3.50
#1 Flashing Copper$3.50
#2 Copper Tubing$3.30
#2/3 Mix Copper$3.20
#3 Copper with Tar$3.00
#3 Roofing Copper$3.10
Dirty Roofing Copper$2.90
Electric Motors - Copper$2.60
Enameled Copper$2.95
Insulated Copper Wire$3.00
Lead Coated Copper$2.53
Silver Plated Copper$3.20
Tin Coated Copper$2.80
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.80

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.21
Lead Shot$0.47
Lead Wheel Weights$0.30
Solid Lead$0.63
Soft Lead$0.65

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$0.88
Old Zinc Die Cast$0.75

Scrap Gold Prices

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$20.48$637.01
14ct Gold$31.95$993.72
18ct Gold$40.96$1,274.01
22ct Gold$50.03$1,555.97
24ct Gold$54.61$1,698.49

In the table above you'll find today's scrap gold price for the different purities of gold.

Scrap Prices for other Precious Metals

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$47.18$1,467.54
Platinum$22.23$691.35
Silver$0.61$18.86

Precious metal prices are usually set in troy ounces. One troy ounce (Oz) is equal to around 31.1 grams.

Today's scrap prices for silver, palladium and platinum.

Scrap Prices for Steel per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bundle$0.11
#1 Busheling$0.11
#1 HMS$0.08
HMS 80/20$0.07
Sheet Metal$0.06
Shredded Auto Scrap$0.09
Structural Steel$0.08

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.29
301 SS$0.50
304 SS Solid$0.72
304 SS Turning$0.62
309 SS$0.93
310 SS$1.41
316 SS Solid$0.93
330 SS$2.31

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$0.09
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.10
Scrap #1 Unprepared$0.07
Scrap #2 Unprepared$0.07
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$0.08
Scrap Cast Iron$0.12
Scrap Dishwashers$0.08
Scrap Dryers$0.08
Scrap Oversize Torch$0.11
Scrap Rebar$0.24
Scrap Washing Machines$0.08
Scrap Water Heaters$0.08

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