Scrap Copper Metal Recycling Prices Report

October 19 2011 – scrap copper prices continue to decline. Here are the latest scrap copper prices for various grades as provided by Rockaway Recycling (East Coast Region United States)

#1 Bare Bright Wire $2.80 /lb.
#1 Copper Tubing/Flashing $2.55/lb.
#2 Copper Tubing/Wire (Tin Coat) $2.35 /lb.
#3 Roofing Copper $2.20 /lb.
Ins. Copper Wire (Cat 5/6) $0.90 /lb.
THHN Cable $1.65 /lb.
Insulated Cable $1.90 /lb.
500-750 MCM (Bare Bright Inside) $2.20 /lb.
Electric Motors $0.25 /lb.
Copper Transformers $0.25-.37 /lb.
Romex Wire $1.00 /lb.

Spot Market Prices

Current spot copper prices are down over 5 cents per pound