Scrap Metal and Copper Prices in Florida

 It is crucial that you have an idea of the prices per pound before taking your metal to a local recycling facility. By doing this you can always ensure that you will be getting the best value for your scrap metal, rather than getting whatever the local dealers decide to give you. As you are likely well aware, prices fluctuate considerably from state to state and will often change dramatically throughout the year too. Please see our scrap metal prices on the homepage.

Factors that affect scrap metal prices in Florida

1. Market conditions – The price of scrap metal is often affected by market conditions, such as supply and demand for different types of metals. For example, if scrap copper is in high demand due to its wide range of uses, the price for this metal may be higher than usual.

2. Scrap supply – Supply can also have an impact on metal prices, as more scrap being recycled can bring down the overall value. This is often the case with steel, as there is a large supply of this metal available for recycling.

3. Metal type – The type of metal you have will also affect its value. Scrap Copper is typically worth more than Scrap Aluminum, while scrap tin and scrap lead are usually worthless.

See this video of Adam J, who documented a failed attempt to sell a couple of scrap metals (copper and aluminum) for the first time. There are lessons to learn on what to do and what not to do.

Scrap Copper Prices in Florida

Metal
Price per Pound
Bare Bright Copper >99%
$2.85 - $3.14
Copper 1 96-98%
$2.65 - $2.93
Copper 2 94-96%
$2.68 - $2.96
Copper 3 88-90%
$2.21 - $2.45
Copper Radiators
$1.15 - $1.27
Copper Yokes
$0.39 - $0.43
Copper Transformers
$0.19 - $0.21
Metal
Price per Pound
Insulated Cable 1 (250-750MCM)
$2.21 - $2.44
Insulated Cable 2
$1.4 - $1.55
Insulated Wire 1 (Romex)
$1.3 - $1.44
Household Insulated Wire 2
$0.48 - $0.53
Computer Wire
$0.43 - $0.47
Christmas Lights
$0.18 - $0.2

See the video of the 10 best places to find scrap copper.

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Scrap Aluminium Prices in Florida

Metal
Price per Pound
Aluminium Wire Clean
$0.57 - $0.63
Aluminium Rims
$0.52 - $0.57
Aluminium Siding
$0.42 - $0.46
Cast Aluminium
$0.39 - $0.43
Sheet Aluminium
$0.3 - $0.34
Aluminium Turnings
$0.21 - $0.23
Dirty Aluminium (Irony)
$0.1 - $0.11
Aluminium Transformers
$0.05 - $0.05

Scrap Brass Prices in Florida

Metal
Price per Pound
Red Brass
$1.63 - $1.8
Yellow Brass
$1.49 - $1.65
Brass Radiators
$1.33 - $1.47
Dirty Brass Faucets
$0.56 - $0.62

Scrap Battery Prices in Florida

Metal
Price per Pound
PB Battery
$0.2 - $0.22

Scrap Catalytic Converters Prices in Florida

Metal
Price per Item
XL Foreign Cat
$341.52 - $377.46
Large Foreign Cat
$218.99 - $242.05
Medium Foreign Cat
$144.67 - $159.89
Small Foreign Cat
$105.74 - $116.87
Foreign Pre-Cat
$57.09 - $63.1
High Grade Domestic Cat
$144.07 - $159.23
Regular Domestic Cat
$79.25 - $87.59
Small Domestic Cat
$57.43 - $63.47
Pre-Domestic Cat
$43.54 - $48.13
Large GM Cat
$214.35 - $236.91
Small GM Cat
$119.05 - $131.59

Scrap Iron Prices in Florida

Metal
Price per Pound
Cast Iron
$0.11 - $0.12
Light Iron
$0.05 - $0.05

Scrap Lead Prices in Florida

Metal
Price per Pound
Lead
$0.48 - $0.54
Lead Wheel Weights
$0.08 - $0.09

Scrap Steel Prices in Florida

Metal
Price per Pound
316 Stainless Steel
$0.49 - $0.55
304 Stainless Steel
$0.36 - $0.4

Cities We Cover

Jacksonville
Miami
Tampa
Orlando
St. Petersburg
Hialeah
Tallahassee
Fort Lauderdale
Port St. Lucie
Cape Coral
Pembroke Pines
Hollywood
Miramar
Gainesville
Coral Springs
Miami Gardens
Clearwater
Palm Bay
Pompano Beach
West Palm Beach
Lakeland
Davie
Miami Beach
Boca Raton
Deltona
Plantation
Sunrise
Palm Coast
Largo
Deerfield Beach
Melbourne
Boynton Beach
Lauderhill
Fort Myers
Weston
Kissimmee
Homestead
Delray Beach
Tamarac
Daytona Beach
Wellington
North Miami
Jupiter
North Port
Coconut Creek
Port Orange
Sanford
Margate
Ocala
Sarasota
Pensacola
Bradenton
Palm Beach Gardens.