Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.42/lb Updated 11/30/2022
Steel National Average $158.00/ton Updated 11/30/2022
Aluminum National Average $0.53/lb Updated 11/30/2022

#1 Prepared

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Recent Price History

$0.14/lb Vidalia, Louisiana 12/30/22
$20.00/kg - 8/1/22
$160.00/ton Springfield, Massachusetts 7/20/22
$250.00/lb Lafayette, Louisiana 7/16/22
$188.88/ton - 7/13/22
$330.00/ton Cedar Valley, CA 7/5/22
$2.90/lb Springhill, Florida 7/4/22
$250.00/ton Lafayette, Louisiana 6/24/22

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What Are Prepared Scrap Steel Prices?

Are you a construction/demolition worker or contractor looking for somewhere to scrap your #1 prepared steel and get the #1 Prepared Scrap Prices? The iScrap App can help. Prepared scrap steel is smaller then 5 ft by 2 ft and with a heavy gauge of inch or more and is sometimes called #1 heavy melting steel. Anything larger than that is considered to be unprepared; see #1 unprepared for a description.

Where To Find The Pricing On Prepared Steel

Prices for #1 prepared steel can vary depending on what scrap metal yard you decide to go to. The iScrap App can help you locate yards near you so that you can contact them and get the best pricing for your #1 prepared steel/scrap. If you just finished a large project involving #1 prepared steel be sure to use the container request form on the app to schedule a pick up with the yard you choose. See more Scrapping Videos here.

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#1 Prepared

Glickman Metal Recycling, LLC

410 E.25th St. N Wichita, Kansas 67219

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ABC Recycling LLC

815 East Gilbert Wichita, Kansas 67211

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