Denver, CO Scrap Metal Prices

Denver, also known as the Mile High City, is the state capital of Colorado, located around South Platte River Valley and Rocky Mountains. It is the most populous city in the state of Colorado and the 19th in the United States with a population of around 715 thousand inhabitants.

The city is a popular tourist destination, thanks to its rich history, beautiful landscapes, good climatic conditions and a number of parks and recreation facilities. It also has beautiful neighborhoods, and is close to cities such as Aurora and Colorado Springs to the south, Fort Collins to the north, Lakewood to the south east, and Boulder to the northwest.

A Skyline of Denver, Colorado

 

Denver’s growth can be attributed to its mining of gold and its diverse economy. The economy also attracts large corporations in tech, manufacturing, and retail to establish their offices in the city.

Therefore, if you want to sell scrap metal, scrap gold, or any other valuables, Denver is a good place to sell them. Scrap metal is a vibrant and active market, since there’s a huge demand for these materials in manufacturing, mining, and tech. The laws are a bit relaxed; so, you can make a good income if you find a scrap yard that offers good prices.

Best Scrap Yards in Denver

We investigated scrap yards in Denver to find some recommendable ones, here are some we can advise.

If you live around Globeville or Elyria-Swansea, good scrap yards around this area are Denver Scrap Metal Recycle Center on 4920 Washington Street, Iron & Metals on 5555 Franklin Street, A and A Auto Recycling on East 49th Avenue, and A1 Auto Recycling on 600 East 49th Avenue. We don’t recommend Metal Movers Auto Salvage as people don’t appreciate their services.

Other scrap yards around the city we can mention are Iron & Metals on 5555 Franklin Street, All City Auto Recycling on East 58th Avenue, and Armondo Used Auto Parts on Emerson Street.

Reliable cash for gold places we recommend are Colorado Cash for Gold on South Syracuse Street and Central Coin & Jewelry Exchange on South Broadway.

Scrap Metal Prices per Pound in Denver

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$1.10
Aluminum Alloy$1.30
Copper$4.40
Brass$3.34
Lead$1.00
Nickel$7.69
Tin$14.65
Zinc$1.30

Last Updated On 2024-07-20

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in Denver

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.76
Aluminum 3003$0.76
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.76
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.54
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$1.03
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.67
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$0.89
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.65
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$1.79
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.66
Aluminum Radiators$0.43
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.32
Transformers$0.19
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.24
Chrome Wheels$0.72
E.C. Wire$1.18
Litho Sheets$0.76
Mixed Turnings $0.44
MLC Clips$0.75
Aluminum Old Cast$0.73
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.72
Painted Siding$0.71
UBC$0.75
Zorba 90% NF$0.72
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.55
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.28

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound in Denver

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.28
Yellow Brass$2.14
Brass Rod$2.09
Brass Hair Wire$2.24
Brass Pipe$2.04
Brass Radiators$1.73
Brass Shells$1.93
Brass Turnings$1.97
Bronze$2.35
Bronze Turnings$1.22
Dirty Brass$1.02
Dirty Brass Radiators$1.02
Plumbers Brass$2.04
Semi-Red Brass$2.07

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound in Denver

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$3.86
#1 Copper Tubing$3.60
#1 Flashing Copper$3.60
#2 Copper Tubing$3.39
#2/3 Mix Copper$3.29
#3 Copper with Tar$3.08
#3 Roofing Copper$3.19
Dirty Roofing Copper$2.98
Electric Motors - Copper$2.67
Enameled Copper$3.03
Insulated Copper Wire$3.08
Lead Coated Copper$2.60
Silver Plated Copper$3.29
Tin Coated Copper$2.88
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.88

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound in Denver

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.21
Lead Shot$0.47
Lead Wheel Weights$0.30
Solid Lead$0.63
Soft Lead$0.65

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound in Denver

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$0.80
Old Zinc Die Cast$0.69

Scrap Gold Prices in Denver

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$29.59$920.34
14ct Gold$46.16$1,435.72
18ct Gold$59.18$1,840.69
22ct Gold$72.28$2,248.07
24ct Gold$78.90$2,454.00

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 Denver

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$22.69$705.66
Platinum$23.82$740.98
Silver$0.81$25.22

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 Denver

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$0.08
Structural Steel$0.07

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Pound in Denver

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.30
301 SS$0.45
304 SS Solid$0.65
304 SS Turning$0.56
309 SS$0.85
310 SS$1.28
316 SS Solid$0.85
330 SS$2.09

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 Denver

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.08
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.09
Scrap #1 Unprepared$0.06
Scrap #2 Unprepared$0.07
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$0.07
Scrap Cast Iron$0.11
Scrap Dishwashers$0.07
Scrap Dryers$0.07
Scrap Oversize Torch$0.10
Scrap Rebar$0.21
Scrap Washing Machines$0.07
Scrap Water Heaters$0.07

Scrap Electronics Prices per Pound in Denver

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