Nashville, TN Scrap Metal Prices

Nashville is the capital city of Tennessee, located in the central regions of the state in Davidson County. It is the most populous city in the state – and 21st in the U.S. with a population close to 700, 000 people. Major cities close to it are Memphis to the southwest, Clarksville to the northwest, Murfreesboro to the southeast, and Knoxville to the east.

The city is popular for its music history; hence, the reason people call it the ‘Music City’. Genres such as Rock and Roll, country music, and bluegrass blues were born here. Nashville is not popular for its music only, but also its culture, and unique experiences that it gives to visitors of all ages.  Landmarks you shouldn’t miss to see include Ryman Auditorium, First Horizon Park, and the Tennessee State Capitol.

Due to a recent economic boom, the city’s economy has become one of the fastest growing in the United States. The city grew as a shipping port, which developed a solid base for manufacturing. In recent years, real estate investors come into the city because the market here is huge.

If you want to sell scrap metal, Nashville offers a huge market for you to explore. Sectors such as the automotive, real estate, and technology are in constant demand for these materials; that’s why people sell them at good prices.

While you plan to go to any scrap yard, familiarize yourself with the scrap metal laws of the state to know what you need to carry, and what to expect when you get there.

Best Scrap Yards in Nashville

Our team conducted an investigation on scrap yards in Nashville. Most of the ones we found were efficient. Some of the places you can take your materials include the following.

If you were around Woodycrest, a good scrap yard around this area would be Metal Supermarkets Nashville on 429 Enos Reed Drive. You can also go to Southeastern Recycling on 15 Fairfield Avenue or N & S Auto Parts on 361 Herron Drive if you want to scrap used auto parts.

Good scrap yards around the North Capitol Downtown are SA Recycling on 710 South 1st Street, PSC Metals on 679 South 2nd Street and Westrock Recycling if you are around Hadley/Washington on 19th Avenue North.

If you are on the northern side of Nashville, good places to take a scrap vehicle would be LKQ Pick Your Part – Nashville on 2030 Lucas Lane, Hilltop Auto Salvage on 2408 Dickerson Pike, and Abernathy Truck Salvage on 865 West Trinity Lane.

Good cash for gold places we can recommend include Nashville Gold & Coin Buyers Coin Dealer on 4544 Harding Pike #215, Nashville Gold & Diamond Market on 6304 Charlotte Pike, Green Hills Diamond Brokers on 2120 Crestmoor Road #3010, and Diamond Blanc on 3805 Green Hills Village Drive Suite A.

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 Nashville

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$1.05
Aluminum Alloy$0.84
Copper$3.77
Brass$2.97
Lead$0.89
Nickel$11.74
Tin$12.92
Zinc$1.42
Steel Scrap$0.17
Steel Rebar$0.28

Last Updated On 2023-01-30

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in Nashville

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.72
Aluminum 3003$0.72
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.72
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.51
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$0.98
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.64
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$0.85
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.62
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$1.70
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.57
Aluminum Radiators$0.41
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.30
Transformers$0.18
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.23
Chrome Wheels$0.68
E.C. Wire$1.12
Litho Sheets$0.72
Mixed Turnings $0.42
MLC Clips$0.71
Aluminum Old Cast$0.69
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.68
Painted Siding$0.67
UBC$0.71
Zorba 90% NF$0.68
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.52
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.26

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound in Nashville

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.02
Yellow Brass$1.90
Brass Rod$1.86
Brass Hair Wire$1.99
Brass Pipe$1.81
Brass Radiators$1.54
Brass Shells$1.71
Brass Turnings$1.75
Bronze$2.08
Bronze Turnings$1.09
Dirty Brass$0.91
Dirty Brass Radiators$0.91
Plumbers Brass$1.81
Semi-Red Brass$1.84

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound in Nashville

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$3.31
#1 Copper Tubing$3.09
#1 Flashing Copper$3.09
#2 Copper Tubing$2.91
#2/3 Mix Copper$2.82
#3 Copper with Tar$2.65
#3 Roofing Copper$2.73
Dirty Roofing Copper$2.56
Electric Motors - Copper$2.29
Enameled Copper$2.60
Insulated Copper Wire$2.65
Lead Coated Copper$2.23
Silver Plated Copper$2.82
Tin Coated Copper$2.47
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.47

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound in Nashville

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.18
Lead Shot$0.42
Lead Wheel Weights$0.27
Solid Lead$0.56
Soft Lead$0.58

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound in Nashville

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

Scrap Gold Prices in Nashville

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$20.03$622.85
14ct Gold$31.24$971.66
18ct Gold$40.05$1,245.70
22ct Gold$48.91$1,521.42
24ct Gold$53.40$1,660.79

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 Nashville

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$34.30$1,066.84
Platinum$21.10$656.21
Silver$0.56$17.40

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 Nashville

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 Nashville

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.28
301 SS$0.41
304 SS Solid$0.59
304 SS Turning$0.51
309 SS$0.77
310 SS$1.17
316 SS Solid$0.77
330 SS$1.91

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 Nashville

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 Nashville

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