Ottawa Scrap Metal Prices - Canada

Selling Scrap in Ottawa

As the days go by, there is an ever increasing interest in attaining and selling scrap metal in Ottawa. Around 1 million people live in Ottawa currently and more and more people are looking to sell scrap in the city. After all, it is a great way to earn some extra income and with the ever increasing cost of living in the city, it is a great way to offset some of the bills - whether you are an individual or a huge business, this applies. As with many other cites in Canada, there are various pieces of legislature in place which prevent the unlawful trade of scrap metal for cash in the city currently. This page has summarised most of these rules and so you should be able to get a decent amount of cash for your scrap metal in Ottawa today.

Firstly, it is important to recognise that you will be required to show ID ahead of any trade, this will then be copied by the dealer and you will then have to get a photograph taken of yourself and your metal too. This information is then stored on the local scrap yards IT servers and will remain there for a maximum of two years, this is made available to Ottawa's police department as they regularly investigate the sale of scrap metal as the city had many problems with it being illegally obtained in the past. Furthermore, all transactional information is kept on record for the same amount of time, for much the same reason. Typically smaller transactions are ignored and are not recorded, but almost every transaction for over $500 will be recorded. Unfortunately there is a law in place throughout every scrap metal yard in Ottawa currently that prevents cash being given for scrap metal, instead payment must be in the form of a check and so it can be a wait before you receive your money in the bank.

The scrap dealers who have the best prices per kilo in Ottawa are; CASH for TRASH Metal Recycling Centre (Stittsville), Palmer Recycling (Ottawa) and Junk Car Removal (Ottawa). The prices for metals here are often really good and we would highly recommend any of them.

Scrap Metal Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum Alloy$1.08
Steel Scrap$0.24
Steel Rebar$0.36

Last Updated On 2021-04-21

Non Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$0.43
Scrap #1 Copper Tubing$0.46
Scrap #1 Flashing Copper$0.18
Scrap #2 Copper Tubing$0.02
Scrap #2/3 Mix Copper$0.72
Scrap #3 Copper with Tar$0.29
Scrap #3 Roofing Copper$0.77
Scrap Aluminum Cans$0.87
Scrap Aluminum Copper Radiators$0.42
Scrap Aluminum Siding$0.96
Scrap Aluminum Extrusion$0.23
Scrap Aluminum Extrusion w/ Attachments$0.28
Scrap Aluminum Thermopane$0.22
Scrap Aluminum Copper Cutoffs$0.88
Scrap Aluminum 6061$0.11
Scrap Aluminum 6063$0.29
Scrap Aluminum New Cast$0.46
Scrap Aluminum Old Cast$0.01
Scrap Aluminum Old Sheet$0.24
Scrap Aluminum Wheels Clean$0.83
Scrap Aluminum Wheels w/ Attachments$0.1
Scrap Aluminum Turnings$0.04
Scrap Aluminum Breakage$0.96
Scrap Aluminum Shavings$0.24
Scrap Aluminum Boat$0.19
Scrap Aluminum Bumpers$0.19
Scrap Aluminum Clips$0.56
Scrap Aluminum Copper Coil$0.66
Scrap Aluminum Diesel Tank$0.94
Scrap Aluminum Engine Block$0.57
Scrap Aluminum Litho$0.49
Scrap Aluminum Radiators$0.49
Scrap Aluminum Rims$0.21
Scrap Aluminum Wire$0.15
Scrap Aluminum Transformers$0.96
Scrap Ballasts$0.54
Scrap Brass (Red)$0.71
Scrap Brass (Yellow)$0.98
Scrap Brass Rod$0.83
Scrap Brass Hair Wire$0.28
Scrap Brass Pipe$0.26
Scrap Brass Radiators$0.45
Scrap Brass Shells$0.93
Scrap Brass Turnings$0.64
Scrap Bronze$0.66
Scrap Bronze Turnings$0.35
Scrap Car/Truck Batteries$0.75
Scrap Catalytic Converters$0.72
Scrap Christmas Lights$0.3
Scrap Cast Aluminum$0.48
Scrap Carbide$0.17
Scrap CATV Wire$0.71
Scrap Circuit Breakers$0.19
Scrap Cobalt$0.85
Scrap Communications Wire$0.18
Scrap Compressors$0.53
Scrap Clean ACR$0.63
Scrap Clean Aluminum Wire$0.15
Scrap Dirty ACR$0.65
Scrap Dirty Aluminum Extrusion$0.47
Scrap Dirty Aluminum Radiators$0.62
Scrap Dirty Aluminum Turnings$0.15
Scrap Dirty Brass$0.63
Scrap Dirty Brass Radiators$0.33
Scrap Dirty Roofing Copper$0.4
Scrap Double Insulated Cable$0.79
Scrap EC Wire$0.66
Scrap Electric Motors - Aluminum$0.9
Scrap Electric Motors - Copper$0.25
Scrap Elevator Wire$0.37
Scrap Enameled Copper$0.48
Scrap Forktruck Battery$0.68
Scrap F 75$0.99
Scrap Fire Wire$0.41
Scrap Gold$0.01
Scrap Hastelloy Solids$0.88
Scrap Hastelloy Turnings$0.81
Scrap Heliax Wire$0.72
Scrap Inconel$0.75
Scrap Inconel 792$0.34
Scrap Inconel 800$0.16
Scrap Inconel 825$0.79
Scrap Insulated Aluminum Wire$0.68
Scrap Insulated Copper Wire$0.89
Scrap Insulated Steel BX$0.37
Scrap Lead Batteries$0.6
Scrap Lead Coated Copper$0.69
Scrap Lead Shot$0.66
Scrap Lead Wheel Weights$0.35
Scrap MarM247$0.64
Scrap Monel$0.47
Scrap Nickel$0.3
Scrap Non Magnetic Stainless Steel$0.47
Scrap Painted Aluminum$0.96
Scrap Plumbers Brass$0.37
Scrap Prepared Aluminum$0.57
Scrap Pewter$0.37
Scrap Platinum$0.86
Scrap Romex Wire$0.65
Scrap Sealed Units$0.54
Scrap Silver Plated Copper$0.14
Scrap Semi-Red Brass$0.93
Scrap Silver$0.14
Scrap Solid Core Heliax$0.98
Scrap Stainless Steel$0.54
Scrap Stainless Steel Heatsinks$0.46
Scrap Stainless Steel Sinks$0.56
Scrap Stainless Turnings$0.1
Scrap Starters$0.89
Scrap Steel Case Batteries$0.87
Scrap THHN Wire$0.63
Scrap Tin Coated Copper$0.1
Scrap Tin Insulated Copper Wire$0.87
Scrap Titanium 6-4 Clips$0.75
Scrap T-1,4,5,15$0.77
Scrap Tantalum (Air-Vac melt)$0.75
Scrap Tungsten$0.94
Scrap Tungsten Carbide$0.97
Scrap Wiring Harness$0.26

Scrap Gold Prices

In the table below you'll find today's scrap gold price for the different purities of gold.

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$26.12$812.30
14ct Gold$40.74$1,267.21
18ct Gold$52.23$1,624.66
22ct Gold$63.79$1,984.23
24ct Gold$69.64$2,165.97

Scrap Prices for other Precious Metals

Below are today's scrap prices for silver, palladium and platinum.

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce

Precious metal prices are usually set in troy ounces. One troy ounce (Oz) is equal to around 31.1 grams.

Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.25
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.36
Scrap #1 Unprepared$0.13
Scrap #2 Unprepared$0.58
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$0.07
Scrap Busheling$0.3
Scrap Cast Iron$0.65
Scrap Dishwashers$0.68
Scrap Dryers$0.95
Scrap Oversize Torch$0.19
Scrap Rebar$0.54
Scrap Washing Machines$0.26
Scrap Water Heaters$0.82

Scrap Electronics Prices per Pound

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