Lexington, KY Scrap Metal Prices

Lexington is the second largest city in Kentucky, located in the Bluegrass Region. It has a population of approximately 320, 000 residents, and functions as the county seat of Fayette County. The city also lies about 80 miles from Louisville.

Known as the Horse Capital of the World, Lexington is a town with a long history and offers tourists numerous attractions to explore when they visit the city. The city also has a strong economy that has a strong blue-collar economic base.

Therefore, if you want to start selling scrap metal, this is the place to be. Lexington has a quite a number of scrap yards in the city, and most of them have a reputation of offering exceptional services. A good tip before going to any facility is calling them beforehand, to know the best time to go. Some places will close early in the afternoon or during lunch hours.

Best Scrap Yards in Lexington

We did an investigation on the best places to scrap metal in Lexington. A few that we would recommend are the ones below.

People on the eastern side of the city should consider taking their materials to Stuff Recycling on 6169 Winchester Road. If you are close to Greenbrier Golf & Country Club, Environmental Recycling on 3899 Winchester Road is a good place to go.

If you are in the central parts of the city, Cohen Lexington in 1558 Old Frankfort Pike is a good place to take your materials. Those with scrap electronics should consider Electronics Recycling Center on Versailles Road.

People who are around The Lexington Cemetry should take their scrap metal to Midwest Metals on 195 Lisle Industrial Avenue Building D. Those around Hamburg Area should avoid LKQ Lexington and instead go to Keystone Automotive on Creative Drive Suite 250.

If you want to scrap gold, places we recommend are Diamond Masters on North Locust Hill, Batmark Gold on Nicholasville Road Unit 402, The Castle Jewelry and Pawn of Lexington on West New Circle Road.

Scrap Metal Prices per Pound in Lexington

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$1.04
Aluminum Alloy$0.96
Copper$4.04
Brass$3.07
Lead$0.91
Nickel$7.15
Tin$13.78
Zinc$1.18

Last Updated On 2024-06-23

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in Lexington

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.71
Aluminum 3003$0.71
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.71
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.51
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$0.96
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.63
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$0.84
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.61
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$1.68
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.55
Aluminum Radiators$0.40
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.30
Transformers$0.18
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.23
Chrome Wheels$0.67
E.C. Wire$1.11
Litho Sheets$0.71
Mixed Turnings $0.41
MLC Clips$0.70
Aluminum Old Cast$0.68
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.67
Painted Siding$0.66
UBC$0.70
Zorba 90% NF$0.67
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.52
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.26

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound in Lexington

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.09
Yellow Brass$1.96
Brass Rod$1.92
Brass Hair Wire$2.06
Brass Pipe$1.87
Brass Radiators$1.59
Brass Shells$1.77
Brass Turnings$1.80
Bronze$2.15
Bronze Turnings$1.12
Dirty Brass$0.93
Dirty Brass Radiators$0.93
Plumbers Brass$1.87
Semi-Red Brass$1.90

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound in Lexington

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$3.54
#1 Copper Tubing$3.30
#1 Flashing Copper$3.30
#2 Copper Tubing$3.11
#2/3 Mix Copper$3.02
#3 Copper with Tar$2.83
#3 Roofing Copper$2.93
Dirty Roofing Copper$2.74
Electric Motors - Copper$2.45
Enameled Copper$2.78
Insulated Copper Wire$2.83
Lead Coated Copper$2.39
Silver Plated Copper$3.02
Tin Coated Copper$2.64
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.64

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound in Lexington

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.19
Lead Shot$0.43
Lead Wheel Weights$0.27
Solid Lead$0.57
Soft Lead$0.59

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound in Lexington

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$0.73
Old Zinc Die Cast$0.63

Scrap Gold Prices in Lexington

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$25.47$792.16
14ct Gold$39.73$1,235.76
18ct Gold$50.94$1,584.32
22ct Gold$62.21$1,934.97
24ct Gold$67.91$2,112.20

Today's scrap gold price represents the best prices you can get for the different purities of gold. Gold prices can fluctuate a lot and are often negiotable. Do not take the first offer!

Scrap Prices for other Precious Metals in Lexington

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$21.65$673.41
Platinum$21.80$678.17
Silver$0.75$23.36

The current prices for scrap silver, palladium and platinum are updated daily. These precious metal scrap prices also fluctuate a lot, but are not as commonly traded as gold. It may a little more work finding a good buyer.

Scrap Prices for Steel per Pound in Lexington

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bundle$0.09
#1 Busheling$0.09
#1 HMS$0.07
HMS 80/20$0.06
Sheet Metal$0.05
Shredded Auto Scrap$0.07
Structural Steel$0.07

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Pound in Lexington

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.27
301 SS$0.40
304 SS Solid$0.57
304 SS Turning$0.50
309 SS$0.75
310 SS$1.13
316 SS Solid$0.75
330 SS$1.85

Today's scrap price for stainless steel is based on the best prices on the market. Stainless steel is very much in demand currently due to it's use in construction and global shortages.

Scrap Prices for other Ferrous Metals per Pound in Lexington

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.07
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.08
Scrap #1 Unprepared$0.06
Scrap #2 Unprepared$0.06
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$0.06
Scrap Cast Iron$0.09
Scrap Dishwashers$0.06
Scrap Dryers$0.06
Scrap Oversize Torch$0.09
Scrap Rebar$0.19
Scrap Washing Machines$0.06
Scrap Water Heaters$0.06

Scrap Electronics Prices per Pound in Lexington

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