Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.42/lb Updated 07/05/2022
Steel National Average $158.00/ton Updated 07/05/2022
Aluminum National Average $0.53/lb Updated 07/05/2022

Scrap Metal Laws In


Sell your scrap metal to an Alabama scrap yard near you

If you are looking to sell scrap metal in Alabama to your scrap yard, it’s important to know the current scrap metal laws in the state so you know how to bring your materials in and how you will be paid. Luckily the iScrap App Team has put together a simple guide to help you know all the important key laws an regulations to know when scrapping your metals in Alabama. You can see some of the guidelines below, as well as a full document of information linked below.

Summary of Alabama Scrap Laws:

  • Records: Scrap Yards in Alabama must keep records of transactions at their facility for a minimum of one year.
  • Payment RestrictionsAlabama scrap yards will not pay cash for the following items: copper, air conditioners, or parts of catalytic converters that are more than . Also they will not pay cash for other transactions over $500. Checks will be mailed to the recorded address of the sell or can be picked up.
  • Tag & Hold: There is a 15-day tag-and-hold policy for scrap yards when law officials have notified them.
  • License Plate & Vehicle InfoScrap yards must record information and keep record of the license plate and vehicle type of all sellers.
  • Photo & Video: There must be a recorded photo & video of the seller at the scrap yard, as well as photo of the materials being sold for scrap.
  • ID Records: Scrap yards must keep a record of the scrap seller identification, which can include a driver’s license or state issued ID.
  • Get Further Details From Alabama Organizations on Scrap Laws
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With our directory of scrap yards in the US and Canada, you can search hundreds of scrap yards online or through the app. Also, check current prices at your local yards including reported prices by other users.

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Plyco Recycling

801 3rd St, SE Fayette, Alabama 35555

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HRH Metals

905 MARKEETA SPUR RD MOODY, Alabama 35094

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Rather Recycling, LLC

323 Finley Boulevard Birmingham, Alabama 35204

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Medders Auto Core Supply, Inc.

7435 AL Hwy. Alexandria, Alabama 36250

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