HomeCopper Scrap Metal PricesScrap Copper Prices Report USA

October 25 2011 – Here are the latest copper scrap metal prices across the United States.  Scrap copper prices are in USD per pound ($/lb)

From Fair Salvage Company in Michigan

#1 Copper $2.65

#2 Copper $2.50

#3 Copper $2.35

Insulated #1 $1.80

House wire $1.45

Clean copper/aluminum rads $1.40

Insulated #2 $1.00

Insulated #3 $0.70

Christmas lights $0.30

On the East Coast at Rockaway Recycling

#1 Bare Bright Wire $2.80 /lb.
#1 Copper Tubing/Flashing $2.45/lb.
#2 Copper Tubing/Wire (Tin Coat) $2.25 /lb.
#3 Roofing Copper $2.10 /lb.
Brass $1.50 /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) $2.15 /lb.

West Coast scrap prices provided by Golden Recycling– prices below are for quantities great than 500 lbs

Copper Bright – 1/16 inch thick or more, bright and clean $2.69

Copper #1 – Solid copper with no brass or corrosion  $2.52

Copper #2 – Copper with some brass or corrosion   $2.43

Copper Sheet Clean – no other metals   $2.43

Copper MCM Wire – at least 80% copper by weight $1.9

Copper Wire #1 75% – 1/16th thick or more that is at least 75% copper by weight    $1.43

All Prices above are subject to change

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