Michigan Scrap Metal Prices - USA

Selling Scrap in Michigan

Particularly in the US as each state has its own individual laws. Michigan has some of the more rigorous laws in the US to combat the buying and selling of scrap metal. We have been through Michigan's laws and summarized everything that you need to know before heading to the scrap yard.

Firstly, understand that a lot of information about you and the transaction will be kept on record. Most importantly is a copy of your driving license, so obviously do not forget to bring it. They will also keep a photo of you at the time of the transaction, your license plate number, description of your vehicle, description of the material sold and a copy of your fingerprints. Make sure that you are comfortable providing all this. Law enforcement also has the power to tag and hold any material for a week while they conduct their investigation.

Now that we have been through the basics we can talk about where to sell you scrap. Let's start with the Michigan's city Detroit. Our research found that the best scrap yards in Detroit are: McNichols Scrap Iron and Metal and Detroit Iron and Metal. Both amazing options with great customer service. Next we looked at Grand rapids. We found that the best scrap yards in Grand Rapids are: Turner Recycling and Easy Russ Auto Parts. If you are based in a different part of Michigan we can help you find the best scrap yard near you.

Scrap Metal Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$1.05
Aluminum Alloy$0.86
Copper$4.26
Brass$3.24
Lead$0.92
Nickel$7.30
Tin$12.83
Zinc$1.27
Steel Scrap$0.19
Steel Rebar$0.29

Last Updated On 2021-04-22

Non Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$1.37
Scrap #1 Copper Tubing$1.54
Scrap #1 Flashing Copper$3.73
Scrap #2 Copper Tubing$1.65
Scrap #2/3 Mix Copper$3.32
Scrap #3 Copper with Tar$6.87
Scrap #3 Roofing Copper$2.23
Scrap Aluminum Cans$2.87
Scrap Aluminum Copper Radiators$4.95
Scrap Aluminum Siding$3.02
Scrap Aluminum Extrusion$2.23
Scrap Aluminum Extrusion w/ Attachments$4.52
Scrap Aluminum Thermopane$3.35
Scrap Aluminum Copper Cutoffs$2.49
Scrap Aluminum 6061$1.73
Scrap Aluminum 6063$3.75
Scrap Aluminum New Cast$3.86
Scrap Aluminum Old Cast$2.47
Scrap Aluminum Old Sheet$1.67
Scrap Aluminum Wheels Clean$3.15
Scrap Aluminum Wheels w/ Attachments$2.39
Scrap Aluminum Turnings$3.34
Scrap Aluminum Breakage$3.73
Scrap Aluminum Shavings$3.98
Scrap Aluminum Boat$3.22
Scrap Aluminum Bumpers$2.52
Scrap Aluminum Clips$4.13
Scrap Aluminum Copper Coil$3.42
Scrap Aluminum Diesel Tank$2.65
Scrap Aluminum Engine Block$1.80
Scrap Aluminum Litho$3.81
Scrap Aluminum Radiators$2.54
Scrap Aluminum Rims$3.59
Scrap Aluminum Wire$2.54
Scrap Aluminum Transformers$3.68
Scrap Ballasts$4.30
Scrap Brass (Red)$3.48
Scrap Brass (Yellow)$2.87
Scrap Brass Rod$1.32
Scrap Brass Hair Wire$1.55
Scrap Brass Pipe$2.87
Scrap Brass Radiators$2.65
Scrap Brass Shells$2.38
Scrap Brass Turnings$3.23
Scrap Bronze$3.43
Scrap Bronze Turnings$2.80
Scrap Car/Truck Batteries$2.96
Scrap Catalytic Converters$2.53
Scrap Christmas Lights$1.46
Scrap Cast Aluminum$1.75
Scrap Carbide$3.71
Scrap CATV Wire$2.08
Scrap Circuit Breakers$2.42
Scrap Cobalt$3.13
Scrap Communications Wire$2.11
Scrap Compressors$2.31
Scrap Clean ACR$3.21
Scrap Clean Aluminum Wire$3.36
Scrap Dirty ACR$2.76
Scrap Dirty Aluminum Extrusion$2.48
Scrap Dirty Aluminum Radiators$2.97
Scrap Dirty Aluminum Turnings$3.64
Scrap Dirty Brass$1.24
Scrap Dirty Brass Radiators$1.45
Scrap Dirty Roofing Copper$3.00
Scrap Double Insulated Cable$3.11
Scrap EC Wire$2.32
Scrap Electric Motors - Aluminum$2.47
Scrap Electric Motors - Copper$2.76
Scrap Elevator Wire$2.55
Scrap Enameled Copper$2.37
Scrap Forktruck Battery$2.96
Scrap F 75$2.21
Scrap Fire Wire$3.88
Scrap Gold$1.83
Scrap Hastelloy Solids$3.94
Scrap Hastelloy Turnings$2.74
Scrap Heliax Wire$1.57
Scrap Inconel$2.77
Scrap Inconel 792$1.00
Scrap Inconel 800$4.12
Scrap Inconel 825$4.41
Scrap Insulated Aluminum Wire$1.53
Scrap Insulated Copper Wire$1.46
Scrap Insulated Steel BX$2.76
Scrap Lead Batteries$3.89
Scrap Lead Coated Copper$2.54
Scrap Lead Shot$2.34
Scrap Lead Wheel Weights$1.21
Scrap MarM247$1.48
Scrap Monel$1.65
Scrap Nickel$1.54
Scrap Non Magnetic Stainless Steel$2.34
Scrap Painted Aluminum$2.52
Scrap Plumbers Brass$1.16
Scrap Prepared Aluminum$1.59
Scrap Pewter$1.09
Scrap Platinum$4.76
Scrap Romex Wire$2.95
Scrap Sealed Units$5.45
Scrap Silver Plated Copper$2.76
Scrap Semi-Red Brass$3.53
Scrap Silver$3.11
Scrap Solid Core Heliax$3.56
Scrap Stainless Steel$3.73
Scrap Stainless Steel Heatsinks$4.98
Scrap Stainless Steel Sinks$1.59
Scrap Stainless Turnings$3.21
Scrap Starters$1.37
Scrap Steel Case Batteries$2.75
Scrap THHN Wire$2.67
Scrap Tin Coated Copper$2.48
Scrap Tin Insulated Copper Wire$3.08
Scrap Titanium 6-4 Clips$3.77
Scrap T-1,4,5,15$3.98
Scrap Tantalum (Air-Vac melt)$2.59
Scrap Tungsten$3.05
Scrap Tungsten Carbide$3.32
Scrap Wiring Harness$2.77

Scrap Gold Prices

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

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$21.08$655.63
14ct Gold$32.88$1,022.81
18ct Gold$42.16$1,311.30
22ct Gold$51.49$1,601.52
24ct Gold$56.21$1,748.21

Scrap Prices for other Precious Metals

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

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$65.60$2,040.29
Platinum$28.00$870.96
Silver$0.69$21.34

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

Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$3.47
Scrap #2 Prepared$1.66
Scrap #1 Unprepared$3.33
Scrap #2 Unprepared$1.23
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$1.76
Scrap Busheling$2.98
Scrap Cast Iron$2.02
Scrap Dishwashers$1.46
Scrap Dryers$3.12
Scrap Oversize Torch$2.11
Scrap Rebar$2.62
Scrap Washing Machines$3.67
Scrap Water Heaters$3.85

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