Louisville, KY Scrap Metal Prices

Louisville is a city located in the northeastern part of Kentucky, near the Indiana border. It is the largest city in the state, and the 29th largest in the United States, with a population of over 630k people. The city is about 80 miles west from Lexington - the second largest city in Kentucky.

Louisville is a large city with many attractions and a unique culture. People visit it to see horse races, historic sites such as the My Old Kentucky Home Historic State Park, enjoy the city’s food and barbecue, and listen to bluegrass music.

It is also a good place to start selling scrap metal. The state’s diversified economy, vibrant blue-collar economy, numerous reliable scrap yards in the area, and good prices for scrap metal are some of the things that influence the market here. These materials are also in high demand here as manufacturing, mining, and construction facilities are always looking for them.

Best Scrap Yards in Louisville

Most of the facilities we found in the area are reputable. Some of our favorite options were the next ones.

A good place around the southern part of the city is Grade A Auto Parts & Scrap Metal Recycling. They are on 7301 Grade Lane and you can go here if you are close to the Louisville International Airport. Other places around Grade Lane would be Isa Recycling, Rusty Rooster Recycling, and All American Recycling.

If you want to scrap a vehicle, and you are around Hollow Creek, A Junk Car/Truck Removal would be the best place. We also recommend Recycling Center and WestRock Recycling.

Those on the Western side can go to River Metals Recycling around Campus Ground Road. If you are around the California neighbourhood CRHC Freedom Metals – Louisville on 15th Street is a recommended place.

Good places in the northern side of the city would be Recycling Drop Off Site on 235 East Jefferson Street. They are open 24 hours and dropping off your scrap metal is an easy process. If you are Fincastle, GC’s Junk Cars is a good place to scrap a car.

Scrap Metal Prices per Pound in Louisville

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$1.04
Aluminum Alloy$0.96
Copper$4.04
Brass$3.06
Lead$0.91
Nickel$7.15
Tin$13.77
Zinc$1.18

Last Updated On 2024-06-23

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in Louisville

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 Louisville

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.08
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 Louisville

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$2.92
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 Louisville

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 Louisville

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

Scrap Gold Prices in Louisville

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$25.46$791.88
14ct Gold$39.72$1,235.33
18ct Gold$50.92$1,583.76
22ct Gold$62.19$1,934.28
24ct Gold$67.88$2,111.45

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 Louisville

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$21.64$673.17
Platinum$21.80$677.93
Silver$0.75$23.35

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 Louisville

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

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Pound in Louisville

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 Louisville

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.07
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.08
Scrap #1 Unprepared$0.05
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 Louisville

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