I have been saving up scrap metal for some time now, until I had enough of it to make it worth my time to take it to the scrap yard. I have a good bit of it saved up now, and I want to look up local scrap metal prices for different places that buy it and try to find who is going to give me the most money for this stuff. I have a lot of aluminum wire, and it took me hours to strip all of the insulation off of it, so that I can sell it to a scrap yard. They won’t pay you much of anything for the wire if it still has the insulation on it, so you have to remove that, but once you do, it sells for more per pound than any other type of aluminum. I am not sure why that is.
I have a bunch of random stuff in small quantities to sell to the scrap yard too. Continue reading →