St. Louis, MO Scrap Metal Prices

St. Louis is a city on the eastern border of Missouri State. It is the second most populous city in the state with an approximate population of 300, 000 residents – as of 2020. Major cities close it are Columbia to the west and Springfield to the southwest.

Nicknamed as the ‘Gateway to the West,’ St. Louis is a vibrant metropolis that is home to the iconic Gateway Arch Monument. It is also popular for its loyal sports fans, Blues Music scene, and baseball. The city also has a diverse economy that majorly relies on manufacturing of metals and chemicals, mining, technology, and healthcare.

Therefore, the scrap metal industry is very active, as the city has many scrap yards that accept different types of scrap metals, and offer good prices for them. Most of the facilities we found offer good services, but it’s good if you ask around for recommendations if you are still on the search.

Best Scrap Yards in St. Louis

We took some time to get to know some scrap yards in St. Louis, and found several that we think would be great places to trade your materials with here.

Good places on the eastern side of the city are Rimco Scrap Metal on 101 Bremen Avenue and SA Recycling on 3620 Hall Street. There are two St. Louis Metal Recycling facilities here, one on 1800 Vandeventer Avenue, and another on 901 St. Louis Avenue. Both are good facilities.

If you are around Vinita Park or Bel-Nor, places we can recommend around this area would be Wellston Scrap Metal on 6540 Dr Martin Luther King Drive, Al’s Auto Salvage on 1610 Lucas and Hunt Road, and Taylor’s Auto Salvage on 6898 St. Charles Rock Road.

We also recommend Marr Recycling on 5901 St. Louis Avenue and Metro Metal Recyclers on 5704 Natural Bridge Avenue.

Reliable place to scrap gold in St. Louis are Missouri Gold Buyer & Jewelry, Midwest Money, and Mannisi Jewelers Pawn Shop.

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 St. Louis

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$1.06
Aluminum Alloy$0.85
Copper$3.80
Brass$2.99
Lead$0.90
Nickel$11.82
Tin$13.02
Zinc$1.43
Steel Scrap$0.17
Steel Rebar$0.28

Last Updated On 2023-01-30

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in St. Louis

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$0.64
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$0.86
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.62
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$1.71
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.58
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 St. Louis

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$1.85

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound in St. Louis

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$3.33
#1 Copper Tubing$3.11
#1 Flashing Copper$3.11
#2 Copper Tubing$2.93
#2/3 Mix Copper$2.84
#3 Copper with Tar$2.67
#3 Roofing Copper$2.75
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$2.84
Tin Coated Copper$2.49
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.49

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound in St. Louis

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.19
Lead Shot$0.42
Lead Wheel Weights$0.27
Solid Lead$0.57
Soft Lead$0.58

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound in St. Louis

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

Scrap Gold Prices in St. Louis

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$20.18$627.57
14ct Gold$31.48$979.02
18ct Gold$40.35$1,255.13
22ct Gold$49.29$1,532.94
24ct Gold$53.80$1,673.36

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 St. Louis

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$34.56$1,074.92
Platinum$21.26$661.18
Silver$0.56$17.54

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 St. Louis

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 St. Louis

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 St. Louis

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 St. Louis

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