Edinburg, TX Scrap Metal Prices

Edinburg is a city located on the southern side of the state of Texas in Hidalgo County. It is the 40th most populous city in the state – behind Wichita Falls and Allen, with a population of over 100,000 residents. Cities close to it include McAllen and Brownsville.

Commonly referred to as the Gateway City to the Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg is the home to many businesses and entertainment hubs. Visitors can also enjoy watching birds at the World Birding Center or learn about the city’s history at the Museum of South Texas History.

The city’s economy is diverse. Retail trade, healthcare, and education are major sectors here. It also has a lively blue-collar economy, which include sectors such as mining, construction, and manufacturing. Therefore, if you want to sell scrap metal here, the market is available.

Edinburg has numerous scrap yards that offer good prices for scrap metal. They also require these items on a constant basis as they are always on demand.

Best Scrap Yards in Edinburg

We always advise our readers to call the facility before going to know what type of materials they buy. Our team did an investigation on the facilities available in Edinburg, and here are a few that we do recommend.

If you are on the northern side of the city, Ecorec Rio Grande Valley on 510 West Monte Cristo Road is the best place to take scrap metal. Homero’s Junkyard, on 3216 North Sugar Road, is the most recommended place to take a scrap vehicle.

Good places to take your materials on the southern side of Edinburg include Diaz Recycle on 4735 South Raul Longoria Road and Edinburg Recycling & Educational Center on 3102 US-281 bus.

Reliable places to trade your gold or other valuables for cash include Cash America Pawn on 902 East University Drive, First Cash on 3501 West University Drive, and Garcia’s Jewelry on 711 East University Drive.

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 Edinburg

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$0.99
Aluminum Alloy$0.78
Copper$3.40
Brass$2.66
Lead$0.90
Nickel$10.76
Tin$9.41
Zinc$1.23
Steel Scrap$0.15
Steel Rebar$0.27

Last Updated On 2022-11-28

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in Edinburg

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.68
Aluminum 3003$0.68
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.68
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.48
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$0.92
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.60
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$0.80
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.58
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$1.60
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.48
Aluminum Radiators$0.39
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.29
Transformers$0.17
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.22
Chrome Wheels$0.64
E.C. Wire$1.06
Litho Sheets$0.68
Mixed Turnings $0.40
MLC Clips$0.67
Aluminum Old Cast$0.65
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.64
Painted Siding$0.63
UBC$0.67
Zorba 90% NF$0.64
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.49
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.25

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound in Edinburg

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$1.81
Yellow Brass$1.70
Brass Rod$1.66
Brass Hair Wire$1.78
Brass Pipe$1.62
Brass Radiators$1.38
Brass Shells$1.53
Brass Turnings$1.57
Bronze$1.87
Bronze Turnings$0.97
Dirty Brass$0.81
Dirty Brass Radiators$0.81
Plumbers Brass$1.62
Semi-Red Brass$1.65

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound in Edinburg

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$2.98
#1 Copper Tubing$2.78
#1 Flashing Copper$2.78
#2 Copper Tubing$2.62
#2/3 Mix Copper$2.54
#3 Copper with Tar$2.38
#3 Roofing Copper$2.46
Dirty Roofing Copper$2.30
Electric Motors - Copper$2.06
Enameled Copper$2.34
Insulated Copper Wire$2.38
Lead Coated Copper$2.01
Silver Plated Copper$2.54
Tin Coated Copper$2.22
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.22

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound in Edinburg

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 Edinburg

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$0.76
Old Zinc Die Cast$0.66

Scrap Gold Prices in Edinburg

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$19.04$592.15
14ct Gold$29.70$923.74
18ct Gold$38.08$1,184.27
22ct Gold$46.50$1,446.40
24ct Gold$50.76$1,578.88

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 Edinburg

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$39.51$1,228.86
Platinum$21.35$663.91
Silver$0.52$16.31

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 Edinburg

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bundle$0.08
#1 Busheling$0.08
#1 HMS$0.06
HMS 80/20$0.05
Sheet Metal$0.05
Shredded Auto Scrap$0.06
Structural Steel$0.06

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Pound in Edinburg

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.24
301 SS$0.36
304 SS Solid$0.52
304 SS Turning$0.45
309 SS$0.68
310 SS$1.02
316 SS Solid$0.68
330 SS$1.67

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 Edinburg

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.06
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.07
Scrap #1 Unprepared$0.05
Scrap #2 Unprepared$0.05
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$0.06
Scrap Cast Iron$0.09
Scrap Dishwashers$0.06
Scrap Dryers$0.06
Scrap Oversize Torch$0.08
Scrap Rebar$0.17
Scrap Washing Machines$0.06
Scrap Water Heaters$0.06

Scrap Electronics Prices per Pound in Edinburg

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