Kansas City, MO Scrap Metal Prices

Kansas City is a city on the western side of Missouri, and part of Jackson County. It is the most populous city in the state with more than 500,000 residents. It lies on the border of Kansas and Missouri; hence, it’s close to Kansas, Overland Park, Olathe in Kansas State; and Lee’s Summit, Independence, and Columbia to the east.

Also known as the City of Fountains, Kansas is popular for its steaks and Barbecue, and has over 100 barbecue restaurants. The city also has an incredible arts and culture scene, great history and hosts various events annually such as the Kansas City Jazz.

If you want to sell scrap metal in Kansas City, there’s a huge market here. Manufacturing, construction, and mining are part of the city’s economy, which means the need for scrap metals is high. The city also has numerous scrap metal dealers, which is a sign that there’s a lot of money to be made in this industry.

Best Scrap Yards in Kansas City

We investigated scrap yards in the city, and noticed that most of the facilities are reliable. A few that we think would be great places to take your materials would be K C Iron & Metals located on 1411 East 19th Street.

If you are Dunbar, you don’t have to drive all the way, as you can go to Langley Recycling on 3557 Stadium Drive. Other places around this area would be Ace Auto Salvage on 7300 East US Highway 40, Economy Auto Salvage on 3139 North Stadium Drive and All Star Auto Parts on 3130 Wheeling Avenue.

Good places on the northern side of the city would be North Kansas City Iron & Metal on 1222 Iron Street, and Mallin Companies on 3211 Gardener Avenue. Avoid Midwest Scrap Management on Wilson Road as the services here are not good.

If you want to scrap gold, you can take these valuables to We Buy Gold on 815 North West Barry Road or Diamond Banc on 435 Nichols Road #200.

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 Kansas City

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$1.06
Aluminum Alloy$0.85
Copper$3.81
Brass$3.00
Lead$0.90
Nickel$11.84
Tin$13.04
Zinc$1.43
Steel Scrap$0.17
Steel Rebar$0.28

Last Updated On 2023-01-30

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in Kansas City

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.73
Aluminum 3003$0.73
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.73
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.52
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$0.98
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.65
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$0.86
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.62
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$1.71
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.59
Aluminum Radiators$0.41
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.31
Transformers$0.18
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.23
Chrome Wheels$0.69
E.C. Wire$1.13
Litho Sheets$0.73
Mixed Turnings $0.42
MLC Clips$0.72
Aluminum Old Cast$0.70
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.69
Painted Siding$0.68
UBC$0.72
Zorba 90% NF$0.69
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.53
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.26

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound in Kansas City

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.04
Yellow Brass$1.92
Brass Rod$1.87
Brass Hair Wire$2.01
Brass Pipe$1.83
Brass Radiators$1.55
Brass Shells$1.73
Brass Turnings$1.76
Bronze$2.10
Bronze Turnings$1.10
Dirty Brass$0.91
Dirty Brass Radiators$0.91
Plumbers Brass$1.83
Semi-Red Brass$1.86

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound in Kansas City

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$3.34
#1 Copper Tubing$3.11
#1 Flashing Copper$3.11
#2 Copper Tubing$2.94
#2/3 Mix Copper$2.85
#3 Copper with Tar$2.67
#3 Roofing Copper$2.76
Dirty Roofing Copper$2.58
Electric Motors - Copper$2.31
Enameled Copper$2.62
Insulated Copper Wire$2.67
Lead Coated Copper$2.25
Silver Plated Copper$2.85
Tin Coated Copper$2.49
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.49

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound in Kansas City

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.19
Lead Shot$0.42
Lead Wheel Weights$0.27
Solid Lead$0.57
Soft Lead$0.59

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound in Kansas City

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$0.89
Old Zinc Die Cast$0.76

Scrap Gold Prices in Kansas City

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$20.20$628.41
14ct Gold$31.52$980.34
18ct Gold$40.41$1,256.83
22ct Gold$49.35$1,535.01
24ct Gold$53.87$1,675.62

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 Kansas City

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$34.61$1,076.36
Platinum$21.29$662.07
Silver$0.56$17.56

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 Kansas City

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bundle$0.09
#1 Busheling$0.10
#1 HMS$0.07
HMS 80/20$0.06
Sheet Metal$0.05
Shredded Auto Scrap$0.07
Structural Steel$0.07

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Pound in Kansas City

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.28
301 SS$0.42
304 SS Solid$0.60
304 SS Turning$0.52
309 SS$0.78
310 SS$1.18
316 SS Solid$0.78
330 SS$1.93

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 Kansas City

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.07
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 Kansas City

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