Scrap Copper Prices

Copper is one of the most desirable metals we recycling. You can not only get great prices for your copper but if you have a large quantity you need to get recycled we can arrange for convenient and easy pick-up from your location.

If you deliver to us we will EFT funds on the day. At Scrap Metal Yard we make scrap recycling as simple as possible.

Please note: the Pricing Calculator is provided as a guide only. Due to market fluctuations please contact us so we can give you an accurate price, depending on the type and quantity of your commodity.

Metal Type Price Range Weight
Calculated Price
  Low High   From To
Insulated Copper Wire - Medium Grade 1.50 1.70
Insulated Copper Wire - Low Grade 0.80 0.90
Brass - Clean 3.50 4.10
Aluminium 0.20 1.50
Brass - Contaminated 1.20 3.00
Stainless Steel 0.90 1.40
Lead - Clean 1.20 1.40
Steel – 1 Tonne Minimum 0.08 0.20
Radiator - Copper Rad Clean 3.00 3.60
Radiator - Contaminated 1.50 2.50
Copper - Mixed 4.50 6.20
Insulated Copper Wire - High Grade 2.00 3.50
Total Estimated Price 0 0


Why Recycle Copper?

Recycled copper is worth up to 90 percent of the cost of the original copper. Copper also has the great benefit of often being cheap to recycle than to mine new copper. Recycling copper also saves a huge amount of energy, up to 10% to 15% of the energy required to mine new copper which means less CO2 emissions and ultimately a cleaner environment.

You can find some great information on how copper is recycled here.