Elgin Recycling

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We offer competitive prices for all scrap metal, electronics & more.

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Scrap Aluminum Prices

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Due to the many scrap aluminum items we accept the aluminum prices listed on this page are averages and for informative purposes only. They are posted at the date and time listed on the page. They are subject to change due to market conditions, quantity and other variables. Please call to get a current price that is unique to your situation. 

Prices updated as of 5/14/24 5:00 p.m.



$0.15 - $0.80 per lb.


Aluminum Cans

$0.40 - $0.50 per lb.


Aluminum Siding

$0.50 - $0.60 per lb.


Aluminum Breakage

$0.08 - $0.35 per lb.


Aluminum Radiators

$0.15 - $0.35 per lb.


Meet Mike and Doug: They are two of our many experienced metal buyers and would like to help you
determine the value of your material.

Call them today with the type of material and weight, and they will be able to provide you a quote.

Call Mike at 224-293-6582 or Doug at 224-293-6583, or request a quote online now!



Scrap metal prices are derived using the commodity market spot or three month posted price for a particular commodity minus the spread for a certain classification of that metal. The spreads are affected by market price fluctuations, demand for a particular metal and supply levels around the world to name a few. The base metals are traded as a commodity in the futures market such as: COMEX (New York), NYMEX (New York), LME (London), SHFE (Shanghai, China)

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