Since metal prices fluctuate daily, a person has to call the recycling center to find out the current prices for scrap metal. Scrap metal prices also differ from center to center. More »

As of October 2015, the price for a metric ton of #1 HMS scrap steel varies from $212.15 in the United States Southwest to $213.15 on the West Coast. Different types of scrap steel have different scrap prices. Up-to-date... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Building Materials

The price per pound of stainless steel varies, but the current price for a pound of stainless steel is between $1 and $3, depending on the type. Stainless steel, along with other steel products and metals, is a commodity... More »

The price per pound of scrap copper varies by region and type of copper being turned in for scrap. As of Oct. 21, 2015, bright copper with more than 99 percent pure copper content is worth between $2.32 and $2.35 per pou... More » Business & Finance Industries

To find the most current price of iron per pound, visit a website that maintains commodity price charts, such as InfoMine or Quandl. The websites display prices of iron per metric ton, so use a pound-to-metric tons conve... More » Business & Finance Industries

To get the best price for scrap metal, compare the prices of all the local scrap yards. Some scrap yards offer bonuses for large amounts of metal, so optimize your return by waiting to scrap until you meet the requiremen... More »

Cast iron is a good scrap metal; the buying price depends on the grade of the metal. As of 2015, the average of scrap metal in the United States is $205 per ton, states RecycleINMe. Prices vary by state and current marke... More » Business & Finance Currency & Conversions