Richmond, CA Scrap Metal Prices

Richmond is the 54th most populous city in California with a population of approximately 116k people. The city is located in South Francisco Bay Area on the East Bay region, and shares its borders with cities such as Berkeley to the south, Concord to the east, Vallejo to the northeast, and San Francisco to the southwest.

Richmond has many attractions, from historic sites such as the Old Ford Plant, parks, art centers, theaters, festivals, and events. The city also has a rich history that made it the industrial center that it is today. Manufacturing, mining, and construction are some of the major industries you’ll find there today. Therefore, there’s a continuous demand for people who would like to sell scrap metal.

The scrap metal industry is very active here; since there are several scrap yards and cash for gold places where you can sell your valuables. People also make a decent income selling scrap metal, since most yards will buy at a very reasonable price.

Best Scrap Yards in Richmond

If you are looking for a good scrap yard in North Richmond, Action Metal Recycling is a good place to consider. They are located on 385 Pittsburg Avenue, and the rates here are decent. Other places you can go are American Iron & Metal on Brookside Drive, Pick-n-Pull on 1015 Market Avenue, and Carol Auto Wrecking on Parr Boulevard.

You can also go to SeQuential Recycling Center on 3501 Collins Avenue if you're around Parchester Village.

Those on the southern side can go to Sims Metal Richmond found on South 4th Street. They are in a convenient location, and they will buy your scrap metal at very competitive prices.

Good cash for gold places to consider are KM Cash for Gold on San Pablo Dam Road and Oromax Gems & Metals located in 23rd Street Suite A.

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 Richmond

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum Alloy$0.93
Steel Scrap$0.17
Steel Rebar$0.32

Last Updated On 2022-11-28

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in Richmond

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.81
Aluminum 3003$0.81
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.81
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.57
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$1.09
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.72
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$0.95
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.69
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$1.90
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.76
Aluminum Radiators$0.46
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.34
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.26
Chrome Wheels$0.76
E.C. Wire$1.25
Litho Sheets$0.81
Mixed Turnings $0.47
MLC Clips$0.80
Aluminum Old Cast$0.77
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.76
Painted Siding$0.75
Zorba 90% NF$0.76
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.59
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.29

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound in Richmond

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.15
Yellow Brass$2.02
Brass Rod$1.97
Brass Hair Wire$2.12
Brass Pipe$1.93
Brass Radiators$1.64
Brass Shells$1.82
Brass Turnings$1.86
Bronze Turnings$1.16
Dirty Brass$0.96
Dirty Brass Radiators$0.96
Plumbers Brass$1.93
Semi-Red Brass$1.95

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound in Richmond

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$3.53
#1 Copper Tubing$3.30
#1 Flashing Copper$3.30
#2 Copper Tubing$3.11
#2/3 Mix Copper$3.01
#3 Copper with Tar$2.83
#3 Roofing Copper$2.92
Dirty Roofing Copper$2.73
Electric Motors - Copper$2.45
Enameled Copper$2.78
Insulated Copper Wire$2.83
Lead Coated Copper$2.38
Silver Plated Copper$3.01
Tin Coated Copper$2.64
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.64

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound in Richmond

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.22
Lead Shot$0.50
Lead Wheel Weights$0.32
Solid Lead$0.67
Soft Lead$0.69

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound in Richmond

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$0.91
Old Zinc Die Cast$0.78

Scrap Gold Prices in Richmond

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$22.60$703.00
14ct Gold$35.26$1,096.67
18ct Gold$45.20$1,405.97
22ct Gold$55.21$1,717.17
24ct Gold$60.27$1,874.45

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 Richmond

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce

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 Richmond

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bundle$0.10
#1 Busheling$0.10
#1 HMS$0.07
HMS 80/20$0.06
Sheet Metal$0.06
Shredded Auto Scrap$0.07
Structural Steel$0.07

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Pound in Richmond

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.29
301 SS$0.43
304 SS Solid$0.62
304 SS Turning$0.53
309 SS$0.80
310 SS$1.22
316 SS Solid$0.80
330 SS$1.98

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 Richmond

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.08
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.08
Scrap #1 Unprepared$0.06
Scrap #2 Unprepared$0.06
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$0.07
Scrap Cast Iron$0.10
Scrap Dishwashers$0.07
Scrap Dryers$0.07
Scrap Oversize Torch$0.09
Scrap Rebar$0.20
Scrap Washing Machines$0.07
Scrap Water Heaters$0.07

Scrap Electronics Prices per Pound in Richmond

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