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30 DAY AVG. PRICE $0.09/lb


Ballasts come from inside of light bulbs and there generally are two types. Electronic and copper based ballasts.

Historical Prices for Ballasts

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Rockaway Recycling accepts ballasts for scrap metal. Coming from light fixtures it is important to know what you can do with them when you are looking to scrap them. Ballasts come from inside of lighting fixtures and there generally are two types. Electronic and copper-based ballasts. At Rockaway Recycling we are interested in buying the copper-based ballasts and we want to make sure that they are ones that do not contain PCBs. Make sure to remove them from the lighting fixture and cut wires off as well. We will never take the entire unit as-is nor do we want any of the glass. Be sure to remove all glass before coming to our facility, otherwise, we may not be able to get the full price for them.

Recycling Scrap Ballasts In New Jersey

If you are an electrician or a contractor with a bulk load of ballasts for scrap, Rockaway Recycling can help you scrap the large quantity you have with our container and pick up services. We can provide you with barrels, boxes, or a steel dumpster for your scrap ballasts and any other scrap you may have. If you want to schedule services with us, you are more than welcome to contact us and ask about our pick up services in New Jersey and the Tri-State area. Remember we also offer special scrap pricing for electricians on our website for other metals like copper wire, cable, and more.

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Ballasts Historical Scrap Prices

Our customers are always asking about our current prices and we have been able to provide them for years on our website. Whenever our prices are updated at our scales, it’s immediately reflected on our website. So every day when we open we update our prices on our site and if prices change throughout the day, you can be sure to know that they have also been changed on our website. We recently started keeping track of our average scrap prices, including the average price for scrap ballasts. You can check out our website to view the 30-day average so it can help you determine when it’s a good time to bring in your ballasts for recycling. Also, you can view the price history for ballasts over the last 30 days so you can see any fluctuation in the prices and market.

(Last Modified: June 25th, 2024, 8:17 am)
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