Car Batteries

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30 DAY AVG. PRICE $0.17/lb


Lead-acid based batteries from vehicles. They will have Pb label on them.

Historical Prices for Car Batteries

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Bring in your Car Batteries and other scrap metals to Rockaway Recycling. We accept Car Batteries for scrap, as well as forklift batteries. We do not accept Ni-Cad batteries, only lead-acid based batteries. Look for the “PB” on the batteries to identify them as lead-acid batteries. As long as you can see that, you know you have a lead battery and we accept those for scrap. If you are looking to recycle your Car Batteries and other automotive scrap you can check the current prices for them on our website. We update our prices daily online and as soon as they change at the scale so you always know what to expect.

For years, Rockaway Recycling has been buying lead-acid batteries for scrap metal. We can provide you with current scrap prices for your lead batteries that you may get from cars, trucks, and other automobiles. You can check your batteries for the symbol “Pb” to ensure that it is a lead battery. Contact us below to receive a quote for your bulk amount of battery scrap.

scrap car batteryLead acid batteries tend to be one of the most common types of scrap batteries that you will come across. Used across platforms from your cars, boats, motorcycles, and even the UPS backups that you connect your computer to, these batteries are always going to be marked with the letters “Pb” on them (the periodic table letters for lead).

Lead batteries are extremely useful, long lasting, and you will always be able to recycle them at Rockaway Recycling. They should never be drained at home because the acid is very harmful and will pollute the ground if you do not handle them correctly.

If you ever are doing a large rip-out from a data center or changing out multiple bus, car, or other auto batteries just let us know and we will be able to provide pallets, cardboard, and shrink wrap for proper packaging.

Here are some places that lead batteries will come out of:

  • Cars, Trucks, Vans, and other (non-hybrid) vehicles.
  • Motorcycles and scooters.
  • Data Centers for backing up the servers.
  • Cell Phone Towers
  • UPS Backups for your computer

Recycling Car Batteries in New Jersey

If you are in the Tri-State area and have large quantity of scrap copper, wire, cable, steel, iron, or aluminum, be sure to contact us for your container and pick up service. We can help you get the job done the right way and pay you top dollar for your scrap metal. We are located in Rockaway, NJ minutes form Rt. 80 and off of Rt. 46. If you need to print directions you can do so directly on our website along with viewing our hours and contact information. We have pick up services so you have a large quantity of scrap car batteries or other batteries, contact Rockaway Recycling for our pick up services.

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Historical Prices for Scrap Car Batteries

For a long time our customers from the auto world, mechanics, home owners, and truck stops have been selling lead batteries to Rockaway Recycling. Often times they send us pictures of the batteries that they have for sale and always are wondering how much per pound for them. Now with our pricing page always up-to-date you will be able to see all of the prices right away. On this page you will see not only todays scrap price, but also the average prices of scrap car batteries over the last 30 days. This will let you know where the prices are today compared to the last month and see where the market is headed. You can also see the average prices for car batteries over the last 30-day which can allow our customers to compare it to the current prices for car batteries.

Current Prices for Scrap Metal

(Last Modified: May 24th, 2024, 9:26 am)
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