February 2024 Scrap Metal Pricing

* Last Updated February 22, 2024


Commodity Joliet Forest View Unit
Shred $200 $200 NT
Unprepared Steel $200 $200 NT
Sheet Iron $200 $200 NT
Auto Cast $300 $300 NT
Unprepared Machine $185 $185 NT


Commodity Price Unit
Aluminum Cans $0.35 LB
Bare Mixed Clips $0.40 LB
Clean Extrusions $0.60 LB
Painted Extrusions $0.40 LB
Junk Shop Extrusions $0.25 LB
Painted Siding $0.30 LB
Aluminum Radiators $0.20 LB
Dirty Aluminum Radiators $0.10 LB
Clean Sheet Aluminum $0.20 LB
Cast Aluminum $0.20 LB
Aluminum Breakage $0.07 LB
Aluminum Turnings $0.10 LB
AL Auto Rims $0.50 LB
AL Truck Rims $0.40 LB
AL Chrome Rims $0.35 LB


Commodity Price Unit
Yellow Brass and Bronze Solids $2.10 LB
Red Brass Solids $2.40 LB
Brass Breakage $0.45 LB
Brass Turnings $1.65 LB


Commodity Price Unit
Bare Bright Copper $3.25 LB
#1 Copper $3.15 LB
#2 Copper $3.00 LB
#3 Copper $2.90 LB
#1 Insulated CU Wire -88% $2.55 LB
House Wire $2.40 LB
Copper CATV $0.60 LB
Heavy Communication Wire $1.35 LB
Open Eye Heliax $1.40 LB
Harness Wire $1.15 LB
Communication Wire $1.20 LB
Extension Cords $0.60 LB
Christmas Lights $0.20 LB
Copper Breakage $0.15 LB

Stainless Steel

Commodity Price Unit
Stainless Steel Breakage $0.10 LB
Stainless Steel $0.30 LB
*316 Stainless Steel $0.45 LB

*Joliet Location Only

Mixed Metals

Commodity Price Unit
Ballast $0.10 LB
Auto Batteries $0.05 LB
Electric Motors $0.20 LB
Sealed Units $0.15 LB
Lead Breakage $0.10 LB
Lead $0.40 LB
Clean Aluminum Copper Radiators $1.45 LB
Dirty Aluminum Copper Radiators $1.25 LB
Auto Radiators $1.85 LB
Dirty Auto Radiators $0.80 LB
Dirty Copper Transformers $0.10 LB


Commodity Price Unit
Zinc Solids $0.40 LB
Zinc Breakage $0.10 LB

*Prices are subject to change due to changes in markets or availability of orders.

Here’s how it works

  1. Pull over the scale and weigh your vehicle in full for gross weight.
  2. Provide a valid ID if you’re a new customer, or loyalty number if you’re a returning client.
  3. Unload your vehicle in the designated area.
  4. Load will be graded by a BL Duke team member.
  5. Pull over the scale and weigh in empty for tare weight.
  6. Park your vehicle. Walk to scale house.
  7. The scale clerk will provide a printed weight ticket with load value.
  8. Scan weight ticket’s barcode at the onsite ATM machine. Leave with cash in hand.
  • BLDuke Metal Recycling Yard
  • BLDuke Public Scrap Yard
  • ATM

General Public Locations

Forest View Public Scrap Yard
6400 W Canal Bank Rd
Forest View, IL 60402
Mon – Fri 7AM–5PM
Sat 7AM–1PM
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Joliet Public Scrap Yard
1 Industry Ave
Joliet, IL 60435
Mon – Fri 6AM–5PM
Sat 7AM–1PM
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