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Scrap Copper Prices

Scrap copper is valuable – not like gold or silver – but it’s in demand and accessible – so it’s valuable.  So much so, that people are stealing it and selling it.  The truth is, high scrap copper prices actually make “legal” collection quite viable, without the need to steal.  In fact, the daily price-per-pound of copper can make for profitable collection activities, even for the small operator.  Today, the recycling of scrap copper is like a miniature economy of its own.   Continue reading