Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.42/lb Updated 07/04/2022
Steel National Average $158.00/ton Updated 07/04/2022
Aluminum National Average $0.53/lb Updated 07/04/2022

Scrap Metal Laws In


Sell your scrap metal to an Alabama scrap yard near you

When you are preparing your scrap for your local scrap yard, it’s important to know what kind of regulations and law are in place. Every state has a different set of scrap metal laws, including Louisiana. The iScrap App team has collected some of the important information for you to know what laws are in place in Louisiana. Below are some of the important things to know before going to your local scrap yard in Louisiana and what to expect from your yard when selling scrap metal.

Summary of Louisiana Scrap Laws:

  • Records: Scrap yards in Louisiana are required to keep records of transactions of the last 2 year.
  • Driver’s License: Also scrap yards take a copy of sellers’ driver’s ID or state-issued ID and keeps it on file for 2 years.
  • Tag & Hold: There is a 10-day tag and hold policy for scrap yards in Louisiana.
  • Photos: Scrap yards are required to have photos of the material and the sellers recycling metal.
  • Vehicle Information: Any vehicles or parts sold from vehicles must be recorded and submit a report to the Office of Motor Vehicles.
  • Get Further Details From Louisiana Organizations on Scrap Laws
Missing Something? Let Us Know!

Find Your Favorite Scrap Yard or Try A New One

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.

Trending scrap yards near you


P & W Industries, LLC

68668 Hwy 59 Mandeville, Louisiana 70471

View scrap yard

EMR Southern Recycling-Lafayette

4802 Cameron Street Scott, Louisiana 70506

View scrap yard

General Scrap Material

200 North McNeil St Shreveport, Louisiana 71101

View scrap yard

Louisiana Scrap Metal

1225 N 1st Ave Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601

View scrap yard
View all scrap yards

Need help? Contact us using this form and we will get back to you as soon as we can.




By posting prices to the iScrap App Website,
you agree to the Terms & Conditions


These are the prices you reported for

Metal Price
These are correct
Oops, These aren't correct


error: Alert: Content is protected !!