Akron, OH Scrap Metal Prices

Akron is a city located near downtown Cleveland, known to be the Rubber Capital of the World. It is the 5th largest city – behind Toledo – with an approximate population of 200, 000 people. Other major cities close to it include Columbus on its southwest and Toledo on its northwest.

The city is a good place to visit if you want to learn about its rubber history in the Goodyear Polymer Center, lively art community in the Akron Art Museum, or its diverse architecture. It has a history of manufacturing of rubber and tires, which makes it a good place to sell scrap metal.

Scrap metals are always in demand – thanks to a diverse economy and an active blue-collar economy. We noticed that different scrap metal types sell at very good prices, and there are lots of scrap yards that will offer good services. Before going to any scrap yards, we always recommend our readers to ask around for recommendations to identify the best places to take the materials you have.

Best Scrap Yards in Akron

Our team investigated different Akron neighbourhoods to see the kind of services different scrap yards offer. Some that we can recommend are the following.

City Scrap & Salvage is a good place to go to if you around Firestone Park. The facility is on 760 Flora Avenue, and the services here are good. Other places around this area would be Moon’s Auto Recycling on 1958 Firestone Parkway, Lake’s Auto Recycling on 566 Kenmore Boulevard Suite B, and Bumper to Bumper Auto Recyclers on 66 West Waterloo Road.

If you live close to Goodyear Heights Park, places we can advise are United Salvage on 921 Hazel Street, Holub Recycling on 470 North Arlington Street, Harry’s Metals on 888 Hazel Street, Eastwood Auto Dismantlers on 971 Eastwood Avenue, and Metalico Akron – Annaco on 943 Hazel Street.

Good places to take your valuables in Akron would be National Jewelry and Pawn on 1930 West Market Street, Sam’s Jewelry Emporium on 468 East Exchange Street, and Rohan Jewelry on 155 East Tallmadge Avenue.

Scrap Metal Prices per Pound in Akron

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$0.89
Aluminum Alloy$0.75
Copper$3.47
Brass$2.63
Lead$0.87
Nickel$7.04
Tin$10.82
Zinc$0.99

Last Updated On 2024-02-27

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in Akron

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.61
Aluminum 3003$0.61
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.61
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.43
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$0.83
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.54
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$0.72
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.52
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$1.44
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.33
Aluminum Radiators$0.35
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.26
Transformers$0.15
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.20
Chrome Wheels$0.58
E.C. Wire$0.95
Litho Sheets$0.61
Mixed Turnings $0.36
MLC Clips$0.60
Aluminum Old Cast$0.59
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.58
Painted Siding$0.57
UBC$0.60
Zorba 90% NF$0.58
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.44
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.22

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound in Akron

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$1.79
Yellow Brass$1.68
Brass Rod$1.64
Brass Hair Wire$1.76
Brass Pipe$1.60
Brass Radiators$1.36
Brass Shells$1.51
Brass Turnings$1.55
Bronze$1.84
Bronze Turnings$0.96
Dirty Brass$0.80
Dirty Brass Radiators$0.80
Plumbers Brass$1.60
Semi-Red Brass$1.63

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound in Akron

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$3.04
#1 Copper Tubing$2.84
#1 Flashing Copper$2.84
#2 Copper Tubing$2.68
#2/3 Mix Copper$2.60
#3 Copper with Tar$2.43
#3 Roofing Copper$2.52
Dirty Roofing Copper$2.35
Electric Motors - Copper$2.11
Enameled Copper$2.39
Insulated Copper Wire$2.43
Lead Coated Copper$2.05
Silver Plated Copper$2.60
Tin Coated Copper$2.27
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.27

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound in Akron

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.18
Lead Shot$0.41
Lead Wheel Weights$0.26
Solid Lead$0.55
Soft Lead$0.57

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound in Akron

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$0.61
Old Zinc Die Cast$0.53

Scrap Gold Prices in Akron

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$21.68$674.47
14ct Gold$33.83$1,052.17
18ct Gold$43.37$1,348.94
22ct Gold$52.97$1,647.50
24ct Gold$57.82$1,798.42

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 Akron

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$20.60$640.78
Platinum$18.97$590.13
Silver$0.54$16.93

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 Akron

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

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Pound in Akron

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.27
301 SS$0.40
304 SS Solid$0.57
304 SS Turning$0.49
309 SS$0.74
310 SS$1.12
316 SS Solid$0.74
330 SS$1.83

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 Akron

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.07
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.08
Scrap #1 Unprepared$0.05
Scrap #2 Unprepared$0.06
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$0.06
Scrap Cast Iron$0.09
Scrap Dishwashers$0.06
Scrap Dryers$0.06
Scrap Oversize Torch$0.09
Scrap Rebar$0.19
Scrap Washing Machines$0.06
Scrap Water Heaters$0.06

Scrap Electronics Prices per Pound in Akron

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