Non-Ferrous - Price ListingsLast Updated: July 1, 2015, 8:23 am

Brass (Plumbing, Pipe) $1.33 /lb.
Bronze $1.53 /lb.
Brass Shells $1.15 /lb.
Brass Water Meter $0.65-0.95 /lb.
Clean Brass Radiators $1.20 /lb.
Insulated Copper Wire (Cat 5/6) $0.70 /lb.
Hollow Heliax Wire $0.85 /lb.
Romex Wire $1.05 /lb.
THHN Cable $1.25 /lb.
Insulated Cable $1.55 /lb.
500-750 MCM (Bare Bright Inside) $1.72 /lb.
Insulated Steel BX $0.20 /lb.
Christmas Lights $0.20 /lb.
Aluminum/Copper Coil (Clean) $1.00 /lb.
Aluminum/Copper Coil (Dirty) $0.90 /lb.
Copper Yokes $0.35 /lb.
Copper Transformers $0.13-0.23 /lb.
Electric Motors $0.15 /lb.
Alternators/Starters (Separated) $0.25 /lb.
Car Batteries $0.23-$0.27 /lb.
Forklift Batteries $0.17-0.20 /lb.
Lithium Ion Batteries $0.50 /lb.
Lead $0.45 /lb.
Lead Wheel Weights $0.20 /lb.
Sealed Units/Compressors $0.13 /lb.
Aluminum Siding $0.45 /lb
Aluminum Windows (broken) $0.42 /lb.
Sheet Aluminum (Windows/Pans) $0.40 /lb.
Cast Aluminum $0.43 /lb.
AL Thermo-pane/break (Not Glass) $0.38 /lb.
AL Litho Plates $0.55 /lb.
AL Machine Cuts $0.50 /lb.
Aluminum Grills $0.43 /lb.
Aluminum Ladders $0.40 /lb.
Aluminum Rims $0.60 /lb.
Aluminum Transformers $0.06 /lb.
Stainless Steel (Non-Magnetic) $0.43 /lb.
Scrap Generators $0.15-$0.25 /lb.
Circuit Breakers Prices Vary

Ferrous - Price ListingsLast Updated: July 1, 2015, 8:23 am

Steel $0.05-0.07/lb.
Light Iron $0.05-$0.06/lb.
Cast Iron $0.06-$0.075/lb.
Whole Cars $0.05-0.06 /lb.
Motorcycles $0.06-0.12 /lb.
500lb. Minimum for Steel Purchases.

Computer Scrap - Price ListingsLast Updated: July 1, 2015, 8:23 am

Harddrive PC Board $2.50 /lb.
Memory Chips $5.00-8.00 /lb.
CPU Processor Chips $5-40.00 /lb.
Cell Phones (NO BATTERY) $1.00/ lb.
Insulated Wire $0.45-.74 /lb.
Whole Computer Towers w/HD $0.21/lb.
Laptops $0.50 /lb.
Harddrives w/Board $0.50 /lb.
Telecom Equipment CALL
Power Supplies (w/ wires) $0.20 /lb.
Servers $0.18-0.35/lb.
Back Panels CALL
Low Grade Non PC Boards $0.09 /lb.
AL Heat Sinks $0.40 /lb.
Sorry, We DO NOT currently accept Monitors.

Rare Earth Metals - Price ListingsLast Updated: July 1, 2015, 8:23 am

Monel $2.25 /lb.
FSX 414 $2.25 /lb.
Titanium $0.75 /lb.
Tin $0.50-5.50 /lb.
Nickel $2.00-4.00 /lb.
Inconel $1.50-2.50 /lb.
High Speed Steel $0.35 /lb.
Hastelloy Shavings $1.25 /lb.
Hastelloy Solids $1.50 /lb.
Tin Solder $0.50-5.00 /lb.
Babbit $0.50-5.50 /lb.
Alnico Magnets $1.00 /lb.

Rockaway Recycling WILL NOT buy stolen material under any circumstances.

We are NOT an auto salvage yard for car parts.
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Rockaway Recycling Q & A

What do I need to bring to sell scrap at Rockaway Recycling?

All customers must be at least 17 years of age and are required to have valid state-issued ID. Customers will be required to have their state issued ID scanned and sign declaring they are authorized to sell their material. Ferrous material cannot be bought out of cars and must come in a larger vehicle (truck, van or SUV). All vehicles must bear a valid license plate. No walk-ins are accepted.

What is the magnet test?

See our Magnet Test Page for the magnet test explanation.

What is the difference between Brass and Copper?

Brass is a yellow color, whereas Copper is a red color. If you cannot tell the difference, take a file to scratch the material and see the true color of the metal.

What is the difference between #1, #2, and #3 Copper?

#1 copper has bare bright wire, #1 copper tubing, #2 copper tubing/wire and #3 roofing copper. To see more information visit the Pictures & Materials Page.

Does Rockaway Recycling take Aluminum Cans?

We do not buy cans or tabs off them at this time.

Does Rockaway Recycling buy TV’s, Monitors, or Flat Screens?

No, we do not buy monitors from TV’s or computers. There is little to no scrap value so it is difficult for us to recycle them. Call you local municipality for recycling options.

Does Rockaway Recycling buy Appliances? Water Heaters? Furnaces?

Yes we do. We accept dishwashers, dryers, and washer machines at a fixed price. We also do purchase water heaters and furnaces or radiators.

Does Rockaway Recycling buy old pools?

Yes, make sure to use the magnet test to see if it is steel or aluminum before you bring the pool in.

Does Rockaway Recycling accept old fences?

Yes, we accept old fences. Similar to pools, make sure to use the magnet test to see if you have aluminum, steel, or iron fences.

Is Rockaway Recycling an auto wrecker?

While we do buy cars for scrap we do not destruct them or scrap them at our faciliyt. We also buy certain car parts like: aluminum rims, catalytic converters, aluminum hoods and doors, brass or aluminum radiators, alternators and starters.

Does Rockaway Recycling take cars? What car parts can be scrapped?

Yes, we do buy cars and we also take parts such as; aluminum rims, catalytic converters, aluminum hoods and doors, brass or aluminum radiators, alternators and starters.

How can I make more money scrapping?

Don’t forget to view the material list to see what materials to separate before coming to Rockaway Recycling. Watch us on YouTube.

What are metals worth?

Check out our Price Page to see what your material is worth.

Does Rockaway Recycling take computer parts?

We will only PC towers. We do not deal with computer mice, keyboards, printers, or fax machines but you can contact your local town center for more information.

What are Rockaway Recycling’s hours?

Monday – Friday: 7:30am-4:30pm, Thursdays stay open until 6pm, & Saturday: 7am-12pm. For more info, visit our Hours Page.

Is Rockaway Recycling ever open late?

Every Thursday we are open until 6pm and don’t forget to call us if you need us to come in early or stay late.

Where is Rockaway Recycling located?

Follow this link to our Directions Page.


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