Charlotte, NC Scrap Metal Prices

Charlotte is the most populous city in North Carolina with more than 850,000 residents. It lies on the western regions of the state in Mecklenburg County – in which it serves as its county seat. Major cities close to it include Raleigh, Greensboro, Durham, Fayetteville, and Winston-Salem.

The city is one of the best places to live in the United States, given that it has fastest growing population in the country. Charlotte also has a unique social scene with parks, outdoor venues, gorgeous parks, and outdoor venues available in the city. Notable landmarks include the NASCAR Hall of Fame, Spectrum Center, and Bank of America Stadium.

Charlotte also has a strong, diversified economy, with a low employment rate. Major sectors in the city include banking financial services, manufacturing, energy automotive, tech, health, and retail. Scrap metal, too, is another market that has been growing in the city in the recent years.

There are many scrap metal dealers available in the city, and scrap metals will sell at good prices. Hence, you can build a good business if you can supply these materials on a constant basis. However, scrap metal laws in North Carolina are a bit strict, and once the dealer approves your transaction, they will pay via a paycheck, which they send to your address.

Best Scrap Yards in Charlotte

We investigated scrap yards and cash for gold places to see how they operated. Most of the places we found had good services and prices. But, here are the few places that we liked the most.

Good places around the central parts of Charlotte are Queen City Metal Recycling & Salvage on 601 West 24th Street, All Green Recycling on 321 Atando Avenue, Global Recycling on 2800 North Tryon Street, Cash 4 Junk Cars Charlotte on 4727 North Tryon Street, and CMC Recycling on 419 Atando Avenue.

If you are in Newell South Pull-A-Part on 6024 North Tyron Street and Charlotte Used Auto Parts are the most recommended places to take your junk vehicles.

DMC Scrap Metal Recycling Pick-Up Services on 130 West Bland Street is a good place to take your materials if you are in Wilmore. You can also go to Global Circle Recycling on 1800 Camden Road #107.

We also looked at several cash for gold places in Charlotee. A few we can recommend are Atlantic Metals Xchange, Cascade Refining Outlet, and South Charlotte Jewelry and Loan.

Scrap Metal Prices per Pound in Charlotte

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$1.10
Aluminum Alloy$0.79
Copper$4.51
Brass$3.41
Lead$0.97
Nickel$8.99
Tin$14.83
Zinc$1.27

Last Updated On 2024-05-20

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in Charlotte

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.76
Aluminum 3003$0.76
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.76
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.54
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$1.03
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.67
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$0.89
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.65
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$1.79
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.66
Aluminum Radiators$0.43
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.32
Transformers$0.19
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.24
Chrome Wheels$0.72
E.C. Wire$1.18
Litho Sheets$0.76
Mixed Turnings $0.44
MLC Clips$0.75
Aluminum Old Cast$0.73
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.72
Painted Siding$0.71
UBC$0.75
Zorba 90% NF$0.72
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.55
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.28

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound in Charlotte

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.32
Yellow Brass$2.18
Brass Rod$2.13
Brass Hair Wire$2.29
Brass Pipe$2.08
Brass Radiators$1.77
Brass Shells$1.96
Brass Turnings$2.01
Bronze$2.39
Bronze Turnings$1.25
Dirty Brass$1.04
Dirty Brass Radiators$1.04
Plumbers Brass$2.08
Semi-Red Brass$2.11

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound in Charlotte

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$3.95
#1 Copper Tubing$3.69
#1 Flashing Copper$3.69
#2 Copper Tubing$3.48
#2/3 Mix Copper$3.37
#3 Copper with Tar$3.16
#3 Roofing Copper$3.27
Dirty Roofing Copper$3.06
Electric Motors - Copper$2.74
Enameled Copper$3.11
Insulated Copper Wire$3.16
Lead Coated Copper$2.67
Silver Plated Copper$3.37
Tin Coated Copper$2.95
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.95

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound in Charlotte

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.20
Lead Shot$0.46
Lead Wheel Weights$0.29
Solid Lead$0.61
Soft Lead$0.63

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound in Charlotte

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

Scrap Gold Prices in Charlotte

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$26.84$834.93
14ct Gold$41.88$1,302.51
18ct Gold$53.69$1,669.85
22ct Gold$65.57$2,039.46
24ct Gold$71.58$2,226.28

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 Charlotte

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$22.18$689.74
Platinum$23.88$742.80
Silver$0.75$23.40

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 Charlotte

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 Charlotte

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.28
301 SS$0.41
304 SS Solid$0.59
304 SS Turning$0.51
309 SS$0.77
310 SS$1.16
316 SS Solid$0.77
330 SS$1.90

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 Charlotte

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$0.10
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 Charlotte

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