Pasadena, CA Scrap Metal Prices

Pasadena is the 44th largest city in California with a population of around 138,000 people. The city is located on the central regions of Los Angeles County, and borders cities such as Glendale to the west, Los Angeles to the southwest, Pomona, Rancho Cucamonga, and Ontario to the east.

The word Pasadena is an Indian name, which means “Valley.” Hence, the reason people refer to the city as the Crown City. The city is also famous for hosting events such as the Annual Rose Bowl football game and the New Year’s Day Rose Parade.

Pasadena has a diverse economy that revolves around several sectors such as science, technical services, manufacturing, construction, and retail trade. The presence of all these sectors in this area makes it an ideal place for people to sell scrap metal or any other valuables such as gold and silver.

Scrap yards and recycling centers are not many in the city; however, the few available are known for their excellent services. You’ll be able to sell your scrap metal at a good price as long as you are ready to abide to the scrap metal laws in California.

Best Scrap Yards in Pasadena

We investigated the scrap yards in the area and the best options we found are the following.

If you live around Lamanda Park, you can take your scrap metal to Pasadena Architectural Salvage. They are popular for taking antique doors, lighting, arts and crafts, and windows, and their services are exceptional.

Another salvage yard we recommend is Quality Boat Salvage on East Walnut Street. The staff here are honest, and they will pay fair prices for all your materials.

Recommended cash for gold places to sell your valuables are LA Cash for Gold Pasadena on 642 East Colorado Boulevard, Gold Knox Jewelry & Coin Exchange on East Foothill Boulevard, and Diamond Jim’s Pawn Shop on North Lake Avenue.

You may also want to check out our best tips about scrap yards before you head over to a scrap yard!

Scrap Metal Prices per Pound in Pasadena

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$1.23
Aluminum Alloy$0.93
Copper$4.18
Brass$3.28
Lead$1.09
Nickel$13.58
Tin$11.74
Zinc$1.53
Steel Scrap$0.19
Steel Rebar$0.34

Last Updated On 2022-12-04

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in Pasadena

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.85
Aluminum 3003$0.85
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.85
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.60
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$1.14
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.75
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$0.99
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.72
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$1.99
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.84
Aluminum Radiators$0.48
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.36
Transformers$0.21
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.27
Chrome Wheels$0.80
E.C. Wire$1.31
Litho Sheets$0.85
Mixed Turnings $0.49
MLC Clips$0.83
Aluminum Old Cast$0.81
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.80
Painted Siding$0.78
UBC$0.83
Zorba 90% NF$0.80
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.61
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.31

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound in Pasadena

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.23
Yellow Brass$2.10
Brass Rod$2.05
Brass Hair Wire$2.20
Brass Pipe$2.00
Brass Radiators$1.70
Brass Shells$1.89
Brass Turnings$1.93
Bronze$2.30
Bronze Turnings$1.20
Dirty Brass$1.00
Dirty Brass Radiators$1.00
Plumbers Brass$2.00
Semi-Red Brass$2.03

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound in Pasadena

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$3.66
#1 Copper Tubing$3.42
#1 Flashing Copper$3.42
#2 Copper Tubing$3.22
#2/3 Mix Copper$3.12
#3 Copper with Tar$2.93
#3 Roofing Copper$3.02
Dirty Roofing Copper$2.83
Electric Motors - Copper$2.54
Enameled Copper$2.88
Insulated Copper Wire$2.93
Lead Coated Copper$2.47
Silver Plated Copper$3.12
Tin Coated Copper$2.73
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.73

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound in Pasadena

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.23
Lead Shot$0.51
Lead Wheel Weights$0.33
Solid Lead$0.69
Soft Lead$0.71

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound in Pasadena

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$0.95
Old Zinc Die Cast$0.82

Scrap Gold Prices in Pasadena

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$23.19$721.38
14ct Gold$36.18$1,125.36
18ct Gold$46.39$1,442.77
22ct Gold$56.65$1,762.12
24ct Gold$61.84$1,923.52

Today's scrap gold price represents the best prices you can get for the different purities of gold. Gold prices can fluctuate a lot and are often negiotable. Do not take the first offer!

Scrap Prices for other Precious Metals in Pasadena

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$48.93$1,521.91
Platinum$26.29$817.80
Silver$0.66$20.58

The current prices for scrap silver, palladium and platinum are updated daily. These precious metal scrap prices also fluctuate a lot, but are not as commonly traded as gold. It may a little more work finding a good buyer.

Scrap Prices for Steel per Pound in Pasadena

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bundle$0.11
#1 Busheling$0.11
#1 HMS$0.08
HMS 80/20$0.07
Sheet Metal$0.06
Shredded Auto Scrap$0.08
Structural Steel$0.08

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Pound in Pasadena

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.32
301 SS$0.48
304 SS Solid$0.69
304 SS Turning$0.59
309 SS$0.90
310 SS$1.36
316 SS Solid$0.90
330 SS$2.22

Today's scrap price for stainless steel is based on the best prices on the market. Stainless steel is very much in demand currently due to it's use in construction and global shortages.

Scrap Prices for other Ferrous Metals per Pound in Pasadena

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.08
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.09
Scrap #1 Unprepared$0.07
Scrap #2 Unprepared$0.07
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$0.08
Scrap Cast Iron$0.11
Scrap Dishwashers$0.08
Scrap Dryers$0.08
Scrap Oversize Torch$0.10
Scrap Rebar$0.23
Scrap Washing Machines$0.08
Scrap Water Heaters$0.08

Scrap Electronics Prices per Pound in Pasadena

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