Current Scrap Prices at Elkins Metal Recycling in Elkins, WV

*We pay up to $250 in cash for your scrap metal!*

We’ve made a few changes and in an effort to make business easier on our customers, we can pay up to $250 in cash!  
We will still be paying by check to all
Commercial Customers, anyone selling convertors, and selling a vehicle.  

For any questions, please contact us.

NOTICE: We are OPEN to the public.

We are in compliance with the Safety guidelines with DHHR/BPH Legislative Rule 64CSR114.

Make sure to check in at the office window before entering the yard.

For any questions, please contact the office at 304-636-3456


All rates are subject to change without notice. All rates issued at the scale are final. We will pay an additional five cents per pound for all clean non-ferrous purchases over 100 pounds, of a single grade material. We do not split weigh prepared grades. All material in a prepared load must be fully prepared. Unprepared loads will be paid at the rate of the lowest grade in the load.

Batteries must be whole, free from defect and must have caps in place. We do not accept TV’s, tires, fluids, cylinders which contain any kind of gas, (propane, acetylene, etc.), or refrigerators / A.C. units containing freon.

Elkins Metal Recycling Pricelist as of: June 19, 2024

Item Price
Aluminum Cans .40 lb
Aluminum Siding .40 lb
Aluminum Clip .40 lb
Aluminum Cast .30 lb
Aluminum Sheet .30 lb
Dirty Aluminum .10 lb
Aluminum Turnings .10 lb
Aluminum Wheels (clean) .70 lb
Aluminum Truck Rims (clean) .50 lb
EC Wire (Bare) .60 lb
#1 Copper 3.20 lb
#2 Copper 3.10 lb
#3 Copper 3.00 lb
Bare Bright Copper 3.50 lb
Insulated Copper #1 (High Yield) 2.00 lb
Insulated Copper #2 (Regular) 1.00 lb
Insulated Copper (Low) .50 lb
Insulated EC Wire .10 lb
Item Price
Electric Motors .25 lb
Compressors .10 lb
Alternators .20 lb
Starters .30 lb
Ballasts .10 lb
Brass 1.50 lb
Brass Radiators 1.25 lb
Al/Cu Radiators 1.00 lb
Dirty Brass .20 lb
Dirty Al/Cu Radiators .30 lb
Lead: Soft .25 lb
Wheel Weights .05 lb
Stainless (non-magnetic) .25 lb
Stainless (magnetic) .10 lb
Auto Batteries .15 lb
Industrial Batteries .10 lb
Tungsten (Carbide/Bits) 4.00 lb
Catalytic Converter (full) Market Price
Item Price
See "WHAT WE BUY" For Description
Appliances/Sheet metal/Light metal 4.00/CWT
Whole Cars (NOT stuffed) 5.00/CWT
Heavy Scrap 6.00/CWT
Prepared #1 (2'x3' 1/4" min) 8.00/CWT
Unprep Structural 8.50/CWT
4' Structural (1/4" min.) 9.50/CWT
Hubs & Rotors (single loads) 11.00/CWT
Big Equipment / Big Ugly (Drained) 5.00/CWT

In an effort to provide you, the customer, with the best possible service
to meet your scrap needs, we offer the following:

  • Rollback for automobile removal
  • Demolition
  • Picker truck
  • MSHA certified torch operators and equipment operators
  • On site cutting of large items
  • We have scrap containers available for your commercial facility
  • “In House” self dumping hoppers

Contact Mindi for rates and services.