Recycling or dealing scrap metal can be a earn you a decent profit if you know what you’re doing. How much money you make recycling your scrap metal depends on a wide variety of factors that includes the quality of the scrap metal, how much scrap you’re trying to sell, and the current price of the metal. Scrap prices change daily due to supply and demand. It’s important to be aware of the fluctuating market and how you can get it to work for you.
What is the best way to find the latest Scrap Metal Prices?
There are a lot of ways to find out how much scrap is going for and what attributes to those prices. It all comes down to how you research and where you look.
- Doing research about scrap metal prices can tell you when they’ll be rising or falling. It is also worthwhile keep an eye on historic international scrap prices. Even if you don’t trade scrap internationally, you can still use that information to keep across price movements in other markets and form a view on how that affects prices locally.
- Check our scrap metal price calculator. We regularly update the prices we pay for your scrap metal and try to make sure the latest price information is only a click or a swipe away.