July 6 2011 – Current scrap metal prices in the Denver Colorado USA area.

Commodity Price Per Pound >500 lbs
Lead
Wheel Weights
$0.51
Aluminum
Sheet Clean – no steel or tin
$0.73
Aluminum
Sheet Dirty – steel or tin attached
$0.58
Aluminum
Extrusion Clean – no steel
$0.81
Aluminum
Extrusion Dirty – steel attached
$0.71
Aluminum
Radiators Clean – no steel
$0.62
Aluminum
Radiators Dirty – steel attached
$0.36
Aluminum
wheel rim with no tire – Per pound price for the
$0.80
Aluminum
Cans – dry, crushed or uncrushed
$0.71
Aluminum
Breakage High – mixed aluminum with no steel
$0.21
Aluminum Breakage Low – mixed aluminum with steel mixed in $0.12
Cast
Aluminum Clean – no steel attached
$0.62
Batteries
- Car or truck or similar batteries
$0.28
Lead
- Solid Lead
$0.69
Brass
Clean – no steel or corrosion
$2.20
Brass
Dirty – steel or tin attached
$1.45
Copper
Bright – 1/16 inch thick or more, bright and clean
$3.79
Copper
#1 – Solid copper with no brass or corrosion
$3.70
Copper
#2 – Copper with some brass or corrosion
$3.45
Copper
Sheet Clean – no other metals
$3.45
Copper
MCM Wire – at least 80% copper by weight
$2.80
Copper
Wire #1 75% – 1/16th thick or more that is at least 75% copper by weight
$2.07
Copper
Wire #2 55% – Less than 1/16th thick that is at least 55% copper by weight
$1.71
Copper
Wire #2 45% – Less than 1/16th thick that is at least 45% copper by weight
$1.02
Copper
Wire #2 25% – Less than 1/16th thick that is at least 25% copper by weight
$0.32
Copper
Radiators Clean – no steel
$2.10
Copper
Radiators Dirty – steel attached
$1.56
Radiators
made of both copper and aluminum but no steel or tin attached
$1.75
Radiators
made of both copper and aluminum with steel or tin attached
$1.62
Copper
Content – Metal items that are mostly copper
$0.21
Condensors
from refrigeration units with mostly copper content
$0.22
Stainless
Steel Clean
$0.70
Stainless
Steel Dirty – other metal attached
$0.31
Aluminum
Borings Clean
$0.55
Aluminum
Rim with the rubber tire on it (price per tire not per pound)
$8.58
Copper
Wire Romex
$2.25
Electric
Motors and Starters with nothing attached
$0.41
Steel/Iron/Tin
Minimum 100lbs
$0.06
Aluminum
Wire – no inslulation
$0.54
Christmas
Lights with bulbs
$0.32
Zinc
Clean – Aluminum cast clean with no steel or tin
$0.36
Zinc
Dirty – Aluminum cast dirty with steel or tin attached
$0.13
Appliance
- Large metal applainces – Price Per Appliance
$5
Titanium
Clean – no other metal or paint
$2.25
Titanium
Dirty – steel or paint attached
$1.50

Source: Golden Recycling  | 4370 Kendrick Street  | Golden, CO 80403 | Phone: 303-957-0808
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