Calgary Scrap Metal Prices

Selling Scrap in Calgary

Calgary is one of the largest cities in Canada and so, with over 1.5 million inhabitants, Calgary has some truly awesome opportunities when it comes to making some cash by selling scrap metal. Additionally, the scrap metal recycling laws in Calgary are some of the strictest in the whole of North America, we're not sure why this is, but we can tell you that it is very important that you adhere to them. This will prevent you from getting into any trouble when you're just trying to make some honest money on the side.

In much the same way as in any other provinces or cities in Canada, in order to sell scrap metal in Calgary you need to have a valid photo identification. Most people who trade scrap metal bring along a passport or their driving license, however there are many other valid forms of identification too. Furthermore, in Calgary it is a requirement to have the entire transaction of scrap metals recorded on video and the scrap yard dealer has to take photographic evidence of any newly acquired metals too. These laws or restrictions can vary from item to item, for example cars are notoriously difficult to scrap in Calgary. The dealer must keep hold of the license plate number and take down some detailed information on various components of the car too.

Scrap dealers in Calgary DO NOT PAY BY CHEQUE, THEY ALL PAY IN CASH. In fact, some of them currently have ATM type machines that simply require you to SCAN THE BAR CODE ON THE BOTTOM OF YOUR RECEIPT that has detailed information on all of the Scrap you just dropped off, and the machine dispenses both bills and coins in the exact amount printed on your receipt. So that's quite handy!

Our favorite scrap metal yards in Calgary, which offer the best scrap metal prices, are Calgary Metal Recycling Inc, Recon Metal and Federal Metals. Check out any of these places and you'll come away very pleased that you went there, they accept a huge variety of scrap metal and always maintain a high quality of customer service too.

Scrap Metal Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$1.71
Aluminum Alloy$1.08
Copper$5.52
Brass$4.39
Lead$1.25
Nickel$16.25
Tin$20.21
Zinc$2.19
Steel Scrap$0.28
Steel Rebar$0.46

Last Updated On 2022-05-23

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$1.18
Aluminum 3003$1.18
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$1.18
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.84
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$1.59
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$1.04
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$1.38
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$1.01
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$2.76
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$2.56
Aluminum Radiators$0.67
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.49
Transformers$0.29
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.38
Chrome Wheels$1.11
E.C. Wire$1.83
Litho Sheets$1.18
Mixed Turnings $0.68
MLC Clips$1.16
Aluminum Old Cast$1.13
Aluminum Old Sheet$1.11
Painted Siding$1.09
UBC$1.16
Zorba 90% NF$1.11
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.85
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.43

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.81
Yellow Brass$2.54
Brass Rod$2.74
Brass Hair Wire$2.94
Brass Pipe$2.67
Brass Radiators$2.27
Brass Shells$2.53
Brass Turnings$2.58
Bronze$3.07
Bronze Turnings$1.60
Dirty Brass$1.34
Dirty Brass Radiators$1.34
Plumbers Brass$2.67
Semi-Red Brass$2.71

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$4.83
#1 Copper Tubing$4.51
#1 Flashing Copper$4.51
#2 Copper Tubing$4.25
#2/3 Mix Copper$4.13
#3 Copper with Tar$3.87
#3 Roofing Copper$4.00
Dirty Roofing Copper$3.74
Electric Motors - Copper$3.35
Enameled Copper$3.80
Insulated Copper Wire$3.87
Lead Coated Copper$3.26
Silver Plated Copper$4.13
Tin Coated Copper$3.61
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$3.61

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.26
Lead Shot$0.59
Lead Wheel Weights$0.38
Solid Lead$0.79
Soft Lead$0.81

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$1.36
Old Zinc Die Cast$1.17

Scrap Gold Prices

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$27.54$856.62
14ct Gold$42.96$1,336.30
18ct Gold$55.08$1,713.20
22ct Gold$67.27$2,092.38
24ct Gold$73.43$2,284.04

In the table above you'll find today's scrap gold price for the different purities of gold.

Scrap Prices for other Precious Metals

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$60.33$1,876.58
Platinum$28.90$898.96
Silver$0.75$23.29

Precious metal prices are usually set in troy ounces. One troy ounce (Oz) is equal to around 31.1 grams.

Today's scrap prices for silver, palladium and platinum.

Scrap Prices for Steel per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bundle$0.15
#1 Busheling$0.16
#1 HMS$0.11
HMS 80/20$0.10
Sheet Metal$0.09
Shredded Auto Scrap$0.12
Structural Steel$0.11

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.41
301 SS$0.70
304 SS Solid$1.00
304 SS Turning$0.86
309 SS$1.30
310 SS$1.97
316 SS Solid$1.30
330 SS$3.21

Above are today's prices for stainless steel. Stainless steel is very much in demand currently due to it's use in construction.

Scrap Prices for other Ferrous Metals per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.12
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.14
Scrap #1 Unprepared$0.10
Scrap #2 Unprepared$0.10
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$0.11
Scrap Cast Iron$0.16
Scrap Dishwashers$0.11
Scrap Dryers$0.11
Scrap Oversize Torch$0.15
Scrap Rebar$0.33
Scrap Washing Machines$0.11
Scrap Water Heaters$0.11

Scrap Electronics Prices per Pound

ElectronicsPrice Per Pound
Scrap Back PanelsContact local scrap yard
Scrap Cellphones
Scrap Computer Wire
Scrap CPU Chips
Scrap CRT Monitors
Scrap Empty PC Servers
Scrap Graphics Cards
Scrap Hard DrivesContact local scrap yard
Scrap Hard Drive Boards
Scrap Laptops
Scrap LCD Monitors
Scrap Low Grade Boards
Scrap Mainframes
Scrap Memory
Scrap Mice
Scrap MotherboardsContact local scrap yard
Scrap Non-Green PC Boards
Scrap PC Boards
Scrap PC Tower
Scrap Power Supplies
Scrap Printers/Fax Machines
Scrap Servers
Scrap Speakers
Scrap Telecom EquipmentContact local scrap yard