Providence, RI Scrap Metal Prices

Providence is a small city, located on the eastern part of Rhode Island. It is the capital of the state, and the most populous city here with a population close to 200,000 inhabitants. The city has a rich history, and is regarded as one of the oldest cities in the United States.

Other than being a small city, residents enjoy a beautiful and cost-friendly life, given that it has diverse neighbourhoods, a thriving arts community in places such as Providence Performing Arts Center, beautiful architecture, and fantastic hotels where you can enjoy a day out with friends and family.

Although the city’s economy majorly leans on the service sectors, Providence is one of the cities where textile, jewelry, and silverware industries where the city built its economy on. If you want to sell gold, silver, scrap metal, or a junk vehicle, this is the place to be.

We did an investigation of how the market is here, and we noted that scrap metal prices are very high. The scrap metal laws, too, are not as harsh - compared to other states; Hence, you can make some good money on a full time basis.

Best Scrap Yards in Providence

So, what are the best places to sell scrap metal in Providence? Our team took a tour around the city, and here are some of the most recommendable places.

If you live around Upper South Providence or Lower South Providence, places we do recommend are Rhode Island Metals on 434 Allens Avenue, Sims Metal – Providence on 242 Allens Avenue, and Cash for Junk Cars on 185 Sherburne Street.

People around Westend can drive to Aluminum & Copper Recycling on 68 Salem Street, or head south of Silver Lake to Innercity Recycling Service on 85 Carlsbad Street.

Good places around Northern parts of Providence include Metal Services and Accurate Converter both on 199 Branch Avenue and if you are close to Mt. Hope. If you’d like to scrap a car, places you can go to are Rhode Island Junk My Car Auto Recycling or D’Agostino’s Auto Sales & Salvage.

Cash for gold places that we can recommend in Providence are Cash For Gold Ri on 321 Plainfield Street, Capital Gold on 522 Smith Street, and Empire Loan of Rhode Island on 358 Broad Street.

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 Providence

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$1.25
Aluminum Alloy$0.98
Copper$4.29
Brass$3.36
Lead$1.13
Nickel$13.58
Tin$11.88
Zinc$1.55
Steel Scrap$0.18
Steel Rebar$0.34

Last Updated On 2022-11-28

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in Providence

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.86
Aluminum 3003$0.86
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.86
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.61
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$1.16
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.76
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$1.01
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.74
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$2.02
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.87
Aluminum Radiators$0.49
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.36
Transformers$0.21
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.27
Chrome Wheels$0.81
E.C. Wire$1.33
Litho Sheets$0.86
Mixed Turnings $0.50
MLC Clips$0.85
Aluminum Old Cast$0.82
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.81
Painted Siding$0.80
UBC$0.85
Zorba 90% NF$0.81
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.62
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.31

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound in Providence

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.28
Yellow Brass$2.15
Brass Rod$2.10
Brass Hair Wire$2.25
Brass Pipe$2.05
Brass Radiators$1.74
Brass Shells$1.93
Brass Turnings$1.98
Bronze$2.35
Bronze Turnings$1.23
Dirty Brass$1.02
Dirty Brass Radiators$1.02
Plumbers Brass$2.05
Semi-Red Brass$2.08

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound in Providence

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$3.76
#1 Copper Tubing$3.51
#1 Flashing Copper$3.51
#2 Copper Tubing$3.31
#2/3 Mix Copper$3.20
#3 Copper with Tar$3.00
#3 Roofing Copper$3.10
Dirty Roofing Copper$2.90
Electric Motors - Copper$2.60
Enameled Copper$2.95
Insulated Copper Wire$3.00
Lead Coated Copper$2.53
Silver Plated Copper$3.20
Tin Coated Copper$2.80
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.80

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound in Providence

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.24
Lead Shot$0.53
Lead Wheel Weights$0.34
Solid Lead$0.72
Soft Lead$0.74

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound in Providence

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$0.96
Old Zinc Die Cast$0.83

Scrap Gold Prices in Providence

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$24.03$747.30
14ct Gold$37.48$1,165.77
18ct Gold$48.05$1,494.56
22ct Gold$58.69$1,825.37
24ct Gold$64.06$1,992.57

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 Providence

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$49.86$1,550.83
Platinum$26.94$837.86
Silver$0.66$20.59

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 Providence

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bundle$0.10
#1 Busheling$0.11
#1 HMS$0.08
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 Providence

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.31
301 SS$0.46
304 SS Solid$0.66
304 SS Turning$0.57
309 SS$0.85
310 SS$1.29
316 SS Solid$0.85
330 SS$2.11

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 Providence

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$0.22
Scrap Washing Machines$0.07
Scrap Water Heaters$0.07

Scrap Electronics Prices per Pound in Providence

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