Bernath Recycling
                                                        James & Kristina Bernath
                                   Fargo's only locally-owned and operated scrap yard

                                                            302B 40th St N
                                                            Fargo, ND  58102
                             Our actual location is on 3rd Ave N between 40th & 42nd St
                                                            701-361-5821
BernathConstructionInc@yahoo.com


Scrap Buying


  •  We deal with all metals, electronics, and batteries.
  •  Pick up service available.
  •  Dropping off/selling of items from 7 am - 2 pm Monday -Friday
  • at 302B 40th St N in Fargo.  (May close on bad weather days.)
  • Please Note our actual location is on 3rd Ave N between 40th & 42nd St

Below is a list of common scrap we buy.  If you have an item not listed, please call for a quote.  701-361-5821  If you have large volumes, please call as pricing may change.  Prices vary with market changes.  These were last updated 9/7/2016.

  • A/C Ends - 25¢ / lb
  • A/C Units - 5¢ / lb 
  • Alternators - 25¢ / lb
  • Aluminum - 40¢ / lb
  • Aluminum Cast - 40¢ / lb
  • Aluminum Extrusion bare prepared - 50¢ / lb
  • Aluminum Extrusion painted - 50¢ / lb
  • Aluminum Extrusion Irony - 45¢ / lb
  • Aluminum Extrusion Thermal - 20¢ / lb 
  • Aluminum Auto Wheels - 55¢ / lb or 50¢/lb with weights/stems
  • Aluminum Breakage - 5¢ - 15¢ / lb
  • Truckload quantities of breakage bought on recovery at 30¢/lb per recovered unit after freight.  Will buy from anywhere in US or Canada.
  • Aluminum Cans - 30¢ / lb
  • Aluminum Truck Wheels - 45¢ / lb  or 40¢ with weights/stems
  • Aluminum Coated Wire (ACSR) - 15¢ / lb
  • Automobiles $100/ton complete or $125/ton incomplete
    • Truckload quantites purchased onsite by the ton or job.  We can arrange for
    • Cars, sheet iron, appliances, machinery to be crushed onsite.  .   
  • Brass - $1.30  / lb
  • Carbide - $6 / lb
  • Cast Iron
      • #1 Auto & Machine Cast  $150/ton  or $180/ton over 5 tons
      • #1 Auto Cast Dirty Motors $150/ton (Must be drained)
      • Dirty Diesel Motors $100/ton (Must be drained)
      • #2 Stove & Plumbing Cast $100/ton
  • Catalytic Converters - price varies from $3 - $80 each
    • Super Diesel Converters can go upwards to $385 each
    • Converter Beads only $2 / lb
    • Converter Honeycomb only $3 / lb (no aftermarket or diesel)
    • Converter Honeycomb Diesel $1 / lb
  • CD/DVD/Floppy drives (optical) - 2¢ / lb
  • Cell Phones - $2 / lb
  • Circuit Boards low & mid grade- 10¢ / lb
  • Circuit Boards ( P4 motherboards) - 75¢ / lb
  • Circuit Boards High grade (motherboards) - $1.75 / lb
  • Circuit Boards Low Grade Chinese motherboards - 75¢ / lb  
  • Computer Memory (RAM) - $10 /lb Gold or $3 /lb Silver
  • Computer Memory (RAMBUS) $3/lb 
  • Computer Processors - $3/lb
  • Computer Towers - $2 each or 15¢ complete; $1 or 10¢ incomplete
  • Copper Bare Bright - $2.25 / lb
  • Copper #1 - $2.15 / lb
  • Copper #2 - $2 / lb
  • Copper #3 - $1.90 / lb
  • Copper paper wrapped - $1.80 / lb
  • Copper/Aluminum Radiators - 85¢ / lb    Dirty - 70¢ / lb
  • Copper/Brass Radiators - $1.30 / lb   Dirty Car - 75¢ / lb  Dirty Cast 20¢ / lb
                • Dirty Truck 25¢ / lb 
  • Copiers - 15¢ disposal charge
  • Dehumidifiers - 0¢ / lb
  • Electric Motors (Copper Wound) - 15¢ / lb
  • Electric Motors (Aluminum Wound) - 5¢ / lb
  • Fax Machines - 15¢ disposal charge
  • Hard drives with boards - 40¢ / lb
  • Hard drives w/o boards - 20¢ / lb
  • Hard drives punched/bent with boards - 20¢ / lb
  • Hard drives punched/bent w/o boards - 10¢ / lb
  • Hard drives shredded with boards - 20¢ / lb
  • Hard drives shredded w/o boards - 10¢ / lb 
  • Heater Cores - $1 / lb
  • Insulated Aluminum Wire - IAW, ACSR, Redline, URD 15¢ / lb
  • Stripped URD  5¢
  • Insulated Copper Wire
    • Ribbon wire, x-mas lights, etc - 15¢/lb
    • Extension Cord - 50¢/lb
    • Harness Wire - 75¢/lb
    • Communications Wire - 75¢/lb
    • Romex - $1.10/lb
    • Single Strand #1 (THHN) - $1.50/lb 
    • Thick #2 (battery Cable) - $1.20/lb
    • #1 MCM - $1.80/lb
    • #2 MCM - $1.20/lb
    • Phone Wire, missile cable, & oil field service loops please call as there are too many recoveries to list.
    • Lead Coated Copper - 50¢ / lb
    • REDA - Depends on recovery and metal coating
  • Keyboards - 15¢ / lb disposal charge
  • Kovar - call
  • Laptops - $2 Each or 60¢ complete; $1 or 40¢/lb partial 
  • Lead - 50¢ / lb
  • Lead Wheel Weights - 20¢ / lb
  • Light Ballasts (electronic) - 1¢ / lb 
  • Light Ballasts (non-PCB) - 5¢ / lb
  • Magnesium -10¢ / lb
  • Manganese - $100/ton 
  • Mice - 15¢ / lb disposal charge
  • Monel - $1.75 / lb
  • Monel Turnings - $1.50 / lb
  • Monitors - Charge to dispose $5+ flat screen, $10+ CRT
  • Oxygen Sensors - $1 / lb 
  • Power Supplies - 10¢ / lb  No wire 5¢/lb
  • Printers - 15¢ / lb disposal charge 
  • Rexalloy  (HS6) - $1.75 / lb
  • Scanners - 15¢ / lb disposal charge
  • Sealed Units - 5¢ / lb for steel and 2¢ for cast iron
  • Stainless Steel 
    • 304 - 30¢ / lb prepared 5' x 5' or 20¢ unprepared
    • 304 Turnings - 20¢ / lb
    • 316 45¢ / lb  prepared or 40¢ / lb unprepared
    • 316 Turnings - 25¢ / lb
  • Stainless Steel Breakage - 10¢ / lb
  • Starters - 15¢ / lb
  • Steel  
    • Automobiles $125/ton complete or $100 incomplete  And per state law need titles.
    • Busheling Grade Please Call
    • OTM (Other Track Material) $180/ton and needs proof of ownership
    • P & S (Plate & Structural) $150/ton prepared 2' x'5'
      • $120/ton unprepared
    • Prepared 18" x 18" x 3' $130/ton                   
    • Rail $150/ton unprepared And must have proof of ownership
    • Sheet Iron $100/ton.  Only purchased in trailer load quantity, or else free disposal
    • Skeletons $150/ton
    • Slitter Grade Please Call
    • Torch Material $75/ton
    • Turnings $50/ton 
    • Unprepared $100/ton
  • Telephones (Home/Office) - 15¢ / lb disposal charge
  • Televisions - Charge to dispose  $10+ flat screen, $10+ for CRT
  • Titanium - 75¢ / lb
  • Transformers (copper wound) - 20¢ / lb
    • Aluminum Wound - 5¢ / lb
    • Aluminum & copper - 10¢ / lb   
  • Valve Stems   
    • Brass Auto - 25¢ / lb
    • Brass Truck - 75¢ / lb
  • X-Ray Film - 70¢ /lb for wet and 40¢/lb for dry view.
  • X-Ray Film - Please call for prices on industrial, litho, geographical, etc.
  • Zinc - 25¢ / lb
Batteries
  • Lead Batteries - 30¢/lb  Listed below are average prices
    • Automotive - $12 each
    • Long Skinny Tractor - $15 each
    • Group 31 (Truck) - $18 each
    • Golf Cart Batteries - $18 each
    • 4D - $24 each
    • 8D - $37.50 each
    • Lawn & Garden - $3.90 each
    • Steel Cased Forklift (Lead-Acid) - 30¢ / lb
    • Glass Cased - 30¢ / lb
    • Sealed Lead Acid - 30¢ / lb 
    • Missile - 5¢ / lb
  • Absolyte - 10¢ / lb
  • Alkaline 25¢ / lb disposal
  • Edison -   75¢ / lb disposal
  • Lithium Ion (Li-Ion) laptop only - 50¢ / lb
  • Lithium Ion (Li-Ion) All other dry types - 10¢ / lb 
  • Lithium Primary (Any lithium type not specifically a lithium ion) $3 / lb disposal
  • Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd) Dry - 25¢ / lb disposal
  • Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd) Wet - 75¢ / lb disposal
  • Nickel Iron (NiFe) Wet - 75¢ / lb disposal
  • Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMh) - 10¢ / lb
  • Nickel Metal Hydride wet - 75¢ / lb disposal
  • Silver Oxide - 2.1 x spot price   

    Please call for prices on other scraps such as:

  • Cobalt, Germanium, Hastelloy, Haynes alloys, High Speed Steel, Incoloy, Inconel, Kovar, Molybdenum, Nickel, Niobium, Tantalum, Tool Steel, Tungsten, Zinc Dross, Zinc Ash, Zirconium,  and almost any other metals.

  • Electronic Scrap.  There are several items not specifically listed here.  Please call if you have other electronic-related scrap or if you have large quantities of what is listed here. 

  • $10 charge and up for CRT disposal

  • $5 charge and up to dispose of flat screen monitors

 Large quantity generators and dealers please call for updated pricing.
 
We buy truckload and rail car quantities of metals and batteries from all over the US. 

Very competitive prices on crushed car and baled appliance loads.

We buy batteries all over the US.  We have purchased from one battery in New Hampshire to 20 truckloads in Oregon.  Also accepting batteries in from Canada.  Call for quotes, we bid on them all over all the time.  



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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