Montreal Scrap Metal Prices

Selling Scrap in Montreal

Montreal has nearly two million inhabitants, it is the largest city within Quebec and is situated on the Saint Lawrence river. Many people are involved within the scrap metal recycling industry in the city and indeed within Quebec as a whole. Selling scrap metal within Montreal is very simple, however the laws can be somewhat convoluted to the layman.

Canada can have some particularly convoluted rules which prevent some people from being able to sell scrap metal, you will find that Montreal has relatively relaxed ones in comparison. The main restriction that you should be aware of is the limitations to trading hours in montreal, scrap recycling facilities can only operate between 8am and 8pm and so this is crucial to adhere to as obviously you won't be making any money outside of these hours. You don't want to waste your time travelling to the scrap yard with tonnes of metal to find that it is not open when you arrive. Moreover, scrap recycling centres have to record the sales of all cars (very detailed documentation required) and general sales (less detailed documentation required). This is aimed at preventing people from stealing scrap metal and making money through illegal means, this was a problem throughout Montreal in the 90's and early 2000's.

Copper and lead are by far the most valuable forms of scrap metal in the city, however other metals such as aluminium and zinc are also increasing in demand too. The scrap yards which often provide the best scrap metal prices in Montreal are Kenny U-Pull, Junk Car Removal Montreal and AIM Recyclage Montreal. We loved these dealers and will definitely be heading back to them whenever we are in the area and have some materials to sell.

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