Cambridge, MA Scrap Metal Prices

Cambridge is a city located in northern Boston, Massachusetts. It has an approximate population of 120,000 residents, making it the 4th largest in the state. Other cities close to it include Lynn to the northeast and Quincy to the southeast.

The city is a popular college town since it’s home to two world-class universities – MIT and Havard University. It is also one of the best places to live, thanks to its thriving economy and low employment rate. Initially, the manufacturing sector was the dominant part of the economy, but nowadays, Cambridge is home to numerous businesses in different sectors.

If you want to start selling scrap metal, this is one of the best places to start. Other than manufacturing, sectors such as education, construction, and technology are always looking for these materials on a constant basis. Scrap yards will also buy scrap metals at good prices.

Best Scrap Yards in Cambridge

There are not many scrap yards in Cambridge, although the market is vibrant. You can ask around for recommendations, as some of the facilities we found are not reputable. Some of our favorite places we can recommend people to are:

If you are around Ward Two or East Cambridge, a good place to take scrap metal would be Cambridge Recycling Center on 147 Hampshire Street. Although they have days when they don’t open, it’s a recommended place, and they will take most types of scrap metal.

You can also take your materials to Atlas Metals on 475 Columbia Street. The dealer opens every day – except Sundays, and they have friendly and knowledgeable staff. Other places we recommend are J Talewsky & Sons and J & A Used Auto Parts.  

Good places to sell gold or silver in Cambridge would be Market Square Jewelers on 1156 Massachusetts Avenue, Pacheco Jewelers on 599 Cambridge Street, and Leo Carroll Jewelers on 1348 Cambridge Street.

Scrap Metal Prices per Pound in Cambridge

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$1.32
Aluminum Alloy$0.91
Copper$4.88
Brass$3.70
Lead$1.08
Nickel$9.52
Tin$17.84
Zinc$1.42

Last Updated On 2024-04-22

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in Cambridge

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.91
Aluminum 3003$0.91
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.91
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.65
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$1.23
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.81
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$1.07
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.78
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$2.14
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.98
Aluminum Radiators$0.52
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.38
Transformers$0.22
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.29
Chrome Wheels$0.86
E.C. Wire$1.42
Litho Sheets$0.91
Mixed Turnings $0.53
MLC Clips$0.90
Aluminum Old Cast$0.87
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.86
Painted Siding$0.85
UBC$0.90
Zorba 90% NF$0.86
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.66
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.33

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound in Cambridge

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.52
Yellow Brass$2.37
Brass Rod$2.31
Brass Hair Wire$2.48
Brass Pipe$2.26
Brass Radiators$1.92
Brass Shells$2.13
Brass Turnings$2.18
Bronze$2.59
Bronze Turnings$1.35
Dirty Brass$1.13
Dirty Brass Radiators$1.13
Plumbers Brass$2.26
Semi-Red Brass$2.29

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound in Cambridge

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$4.27
#1 Copper Tubing$3.99
#1 Flashing Copper$3.99
#2 Copper Tubing$3.76
#2/3 Mix Copper$3.64
#3 Copper with Tar$3.42
#3 Roofing Copper$3.53
Dirty Roofing Copper$3.30
Electric Motors - Copper$2.96
Enameled Copper$3.36
Insulated Copper Wire$3.42
Lead Coated Copper$2.88
Silver Plated Copper$3.64
Tin Coated Copper$3.19
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$3.19

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound in Cambridge

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.22
Lead Shot$0.51
Lead Wheel Weights$0.33
Solid Lead$0.68
Soft Lead$0.70

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound in Cambridge

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$0.88
Old Zinc Die Cast$0.76

Scrap Gold Prices in Cambridge

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$30.47$947.57
14ct Gold$47.53$1,478.22
18ct Gold$60.93$1,895.19
22ct Gold$74.42$2,314.66
24ct Gold$81.23$2,526.67

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 Cambridge

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$25.81$802.68
Platinum$23.88$742.78
Silver$0.82$25.50

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 Cambridge

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 Cambridge

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.32
301 SS$0.48
304 SS Solid$0.68
304 SS Turning$0.59
309 SS$0.89
310 SS$1.34
316 SS Solid$0.89
330 SS$2.19

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 Cambridge

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$0.07
Scrap Cast Iron$0.11
Scrap Dishwashers$0.07
Scrap Dryers$0.07
Scrap Oversize Torch$0.10
Scrap Rebar$0.22
Scrap Washing Machines$0.07
Scrap Water Heaters$0.07

Scrap Electronics Prices per Pound in Cambridge

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