Your wallet will thank you when you bring your scrap zinc to a scrap metal yard near you. Zinc is mainly used in galvanization, or the coating of steel and iron. It is also used in as an alloy with brass. Your zinc will need to be examined by your scrap yard to get an accurate zinc pricing. Unlike other metallic materials, Zinc recycling requires dealing with more complex issues, such as the separation of zinc from galvanized steel. However, modern recycling technology allows Zinc to be recycled in an efficient manner, with 90% of collected zinc-containing products being subjected to zinc reclamation processes.