Current Scrap Prices at 3 Rivers Iron & Metal ◊ Fairmont, WV

We now pay CASH up to $50.00!

**NOTE:  Effective 3/10/21 we will no longer buy cars with gas tanks UNLESS the tank has a basketball-sized hole in it, it is cut in half and put in the car, or if the car is driven in.

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

Batteries must be whole, free from defects, and must have caps in place.  We do not accept tires, fluids, or cylinders that contain any kind of gas, (propane, acetylene, etc.), refrigerators or A.C. units that contain refrigerant (Freon).  Compressed gas cylinders (propane, oxygen, etc.) must have the valves screwed out of the cylinder.

3 Rivers Iron & Metal Scrap Pricelist as of: November 5, 2021

Item Price
Aluminum Cans .30/lb
Aluminum Siding .30/lb
Aluminum Clip .30/lb
Aluminum Cast & Sheet .20/lb
Dirty Aluminum .10lb
Aluminum Rims .50/lb
#1 Copper 3.10/lb
#2 Copper 2.95/lb
#3 Copper 2.60/lb
Insulated Copper .55/lb
Brass 1.60/lb
Lead .15/lb
Wheel Weights .10/lb
Item Price
Brass Radiators 1.00/lb
Al/Cu Radiators 1.00/lb
Dirty Brass or Al/Cu Radiators .30/lb
Stainless (non-magnetic) .35/lb
Automotive Batteries .10/lb
Steel Case Batteries .05/lb
Catalytic Converter (full) Market Price
Item Price
Appliances/Cars/Sheet metal 10.00/CWT
Whole Cars (NOT stuffed) 10.00/CWT
Heavy Scrap >3' 12.00/CWT
Prepared #1 2' x 3' (1/4" min.) 14.00/CWT
Gas Motor Blocks AL (whole) 12.00/CWT
Alum. Transmissions 12.00/CWT
Other Motors same price as appliances/sheet metal
Structural 2' x 3' (1/4" min.) 15.00/CWT
Unprepared Structural >3' 12.00/CWT
Clean Auto Cast 14.00/CWT

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

  • Demolition
  • Pick truck
  • MSHA certified torch operators and equipment operators
  • On-site cutting of large items
  • “In House” self-dumping hoppers
  • We have scrap containers available for your commercial facility (20 and 30 yard).

Use this link for new containers, pick-truck service, demolition or cleanup assistance.