Ventura, CA Scrap Metal Prices

Ventura, formerly known as San Buenaventura, is a coastal city found in South California. It has a population of more than 110 thousand people, the 60th most populous city in California. Cities close to include Oxnard to the south, Los Angeles to the southeast, Lancaster and Palmdale to the east, and Bakersfield to the north.

The city is a popular tourist destination, given that it has a phenomenal climate, spectacular coastline, historic landmarks such as the San Buenaventura Mission Aqueduct, beaches, and resorts.

Ventura’s economy is diverse, and mainly depends on tourism. However, the mining, real estate, manufacturing, and technology are integral parts of the economy. The city also has an active scrap metal market since different industries require these materials on an ongoing basis. Scrap yards in the area are not many, but the ones available will buy your materials at good prices.

Before you go to any junk yard, take time to familiarize with the scrap metal laws in the state. They are strict, and the scrap yard might take a photo of you and the materials you bring.

 

Best Scrap Yards in Ventura

Those who live in Cabrillo Village or areas nearby can go to Standard Industries on 1905 Lirio Avenue. The facility is clean and the staff here are very friendly. You’ll definitely get served quickly. Other places to go around this area is Killer Instinct on Lirio Avenue, and Gold Coast Recycling Center still on Lirio Avenue.

Those driving along the Ventura Freeway, and are looking for nearby scrap metal dealers, Solarsilicon Recycling on 2433 Eastman Avenue, Gold Coast Recycling on Colt Street & Sperry Avenue, and VC Metals on Ventura Boulevard are good places to go.

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 Ventura

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$1.24
Aluminum Alloy$0.94
Copper$4.23
Brass$3.32
Lead$1.10
Nickel$13.77
Tin$11.90
Zinc$1.56
Steel Scrap$0.20
Steel Rebar$0.34

Last Updated On 2022-12-04

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in Ventura

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.86
Aluminum 3003$0.86
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.86
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.61
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$1.16
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.76
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$1.01
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.73
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$2.01
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.86
Aluminum Radiators$0.48
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.36
Transformers$0.21
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.27
Chrome Wheels$0.81
E.C. Wire$1.33
Litho Sheets$0.86
Mixed Turnings $0.50
MLC Clips$0.84
Aluminum Old Cast$0.82
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.81
Painted Siding$0.80
UBC$0.84
Zorba 90% NF$0.81
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.62
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.31

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound in Ventura

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.26
Yellow Brass$2.13
Brass Rod$2.08
Brass Hair Wire$2.23
Brass Pipe$2.03
Brass Radiators$1.72
Brass Shells$1.91
Brass Turnings$1.96
Bronze$2.33
Bronze Turnings$1.22
Dirty Brass$1.01
Dirty Brass Radiators$1.01
Plumbers Brass$2.03
Semi-Red Brass$2.06

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound in Ventura

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$3.71
#1 Copper Tubing$3.46
#1 Flashing Copper$3.46
#2 Copper Tubing$3.26
#2/3 Mix Copper$3.17
#3 Copper with Tar$2.97
#3 Roofing Copper$3.07
Dirty Roofing Copper$2.87
Electric Motors - Copper$2.57
Enameled Copper$2.92
Insulated Copper Wire$2.97
Lead Coated Copper$2.50
Silver Plated Copper$3.17
Tin Coated Copper$2.77
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.77

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound in Ventura

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.23
Lead Shot$0.52
Lead Wheel Weights$0.33
Solid Lead$0.70
Soft Lead$0.72

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound in Ventura

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$0.97
Old Zinc Die Cast$0.83

Scrap Gold Prices in Ventura

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$23.51$731.25
14ct Gold$36.68$1,140.75
18ct Gold$47.02$1,462.49
22ct Gold$57.43$1,786.21
24ct Gold$62.69$1,949.82

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 Ventura

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$49.60$1,542.71
Platinum$26.65$828.98
Silver$0.67$20.86

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 Ventura

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 Ventura

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.33
301 SS$0.49
304 SS Solid$0.70
304 SS Turning$0.60
309 SS$0.91
310 SS$1.38
316 SS Solid$0.91
330 SS$2.25

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 Ventura

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.09
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.10
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$0.11
Scrap Rebar$0.23
Scrap Washing Machines$0.08
Scrap Water Heaters$0.08

Scrap Electronics Prices per Pound in Ventura

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