Here is the latest current and local scrap metal yard prices being paid by scrap metal yards. This is an extensive list covering most of the most common scrap and salvaged metals found by most salvage suppliers:
Copper & Copper Comprised:
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire $3.20 /lb.
#1 Copper Tubing & Flashing $2.90 /lb.
#2 Copper Tubing $2.70 /lb.
#3 Roofing Copper $2.55 /lb.
Brass (Plumbing, Pipe) $1.70 /lb.
Ins. Copper Wire (Cat 5/6) $1.00 /lb.
Copper Transformers $0.20-.33 /lb.
Copper Yokes $0.40 /lb.
Romex Wire $1.40 /lb.
Clean Brass Radiators $1.50 /lb.
THHN Cable $1.70 /lb.
Insulated Cable $2.15 /lb.
Aluminum/Copper Fin (Clean) $1.35 /lb.
Aluminum/Copper Fin (Dirty) $1.15 /lb.
Aluminum Window Frames $0.50 /lb.
Aluminum Siding $0.55 /lb
Sheet Aluminum $0.47 /lb.
Cast Aluminum $0.51 /lb.
Aluminum Transformers $0.14-.20 /lb.
Aluminum Rims $0.60 /lb.
Aluminum Machine Turnings $0.55 /lb.
Non-Magnetic Stainless Steel $0.50 /lb.
Lead $0.40 /lb.
Lead Wheel Weights $0.20 /lb.
Electric Motors $0.25 /lb.
Lead Based Car Batteries $0.25 /lb.
Christmas Lights $0.20 /lb.
Steel/Light Iron/Tin $0.06 /lb.