Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.42/lb Updated 04/24/2024
Steel National Average $202.64/ton Updated 04/24/2024
Aluminum National Average $0.44/lb Updated 04/24/2024
Catalytic Converter Average $73.21/each Updated 04/24/2024

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Choosing the Best Wire Stripping Machine for Efficient Copper Cable Recycling

Regarding copper cable recycling, a key element of your toolkit is the automatic wire stripper. This specialized tool offers users a swift, efficient, and user-friendly experience, allowing for quick processing of cables and wires. Determining “the best wire stripping machine” from the sea of options available can be challenging. That’s why we’ve handpicked the top […]

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Tom’s Top Picks: Best Tools for Scrapping

If you want to start scrapping metal for extra money or even a full-time job, we have some important tools and accessories you should consider getting before you begin. Tom, the founder of iScrap App, is a scrap yard owner and has been in the business for years. We sat down with him to chat […]

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Top 25 Most Common Scrap Metals

Which Scrap Metals Made The List?  We love scrap metal. “Who doesn’t?” is the real question, but we continuously hear questions about different examples of scrap metals and the best ones to scrap. Well, in our mind, any scrap metal is the best one to scrap, but then it gets to the question of the availability […]

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4 Ways To Prepare Your Catalytic Converters for Scrap

Brought To You By: Consistent. Fair. Reliable. Know How To Scrap A Catalytic Converter If you are looking to make some extra money and are planning on scrapping a catalytic converter, there are some things you should know. Knowing what to do when recycling a catalytic converter for scrap is essential. There are a few […]

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3 Surefire Ways To Make More Money Scrapping

By now, you’re well aware that the iScrap App helps you find scrap yards near you and find the recently reported scrap prices, but did you know that we can also make you more money? There are several tips and ways to prepare your scrap metal and collect the right items that can make more […]

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7 Places to Find Scrap in the Spring

Spring is here, meaning there are many more opportunities to find scrap around your community. There are few places to find scrap in the springtime if you keep an eye out, so you can contribute to the community clean-ups and your pocket. Find Scrap In These Places During The Spring Garage Sales – Bargain For Scrap […]

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Best Ways To Start Scrapping This Spring: Turning Junk into Cash

As spring approaches, the season cleaning is upon us. Beyond the traditional spring cleaning routine, the iScrap team wants you to consider incorporating scrapping into your agenda. It’s not just about decluttering; it’s about turning that clutter into cash! Whether you’re a seasoned scrapper or a novice looking to make extra money, this guide will […]

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What Is Scrap Aluminum Extrusion?

Normally aluminum that is being reused and recycled (do not mistake this for raw bauxite ore from mining operations), goes through many steps before it gets put back into circulation. One of the first steps would be collection and sortation.

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How-To: Scrapping A Car For Parts

Scrappers and scrap yards have their scrap specialty divisions. Some examples are ferrous or non-ferrous metals, which focus only on electronic waste or deal with alloys and high-end metals. Another specialization in the industry is automotive or salvage scrap. For someone new to scrapping, auto parts and other materials from cars could be confusing and overwhelming. Break […]

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What Is The Best Time To Go To A Scrap Yard?

Timing Is Everything Choosing the best scrap yard based on prices, experience, and location are some of the most important factors when making the most money on your scrap. Something else you may not have considered to make your scrap yard trip easier was the best time of the year, month, or week to bring […]

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Recycling Electric Motors Safely: Your Complete Guide with iScrap App

Electric motors are still as commonplace as cell phones in an evolving technological landscape. These units power many devices, from vacuums and computers to air conditioners. The need for responsible recycling practices becomes crucial as these motors become more prevalent. What Are Electric Motors & What Are Electric Motors Made Of? Electric Motors are devices […]

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Maximizing Your Scrap Metal Earnings

Getting the most money from your scrap metal is one of the most crucial scrapping goals. Find the right resources and ways to maximize your scrap profits, and you will be rolling in the scrap cash. If you want to become a full-time or part-time scrapper, it is essential to do your homework. Otherwise, you […]

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5 Sure Fire Ways To Increase Profit on Scrap Metal

It’s no secret that selling scrap metal can make you a good chunk of change, but if you want to make the most money for your hard work, there are a few tips and tricks that can make all the difference. In this article, we will go over five of the best-kept secrets in the […]

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Why Do Scrap Prices Change?

If you find yourself asking any of these questions, we have some information on why it’s not easy to predict the scrap prices or have a reason why they change. Scrap Prices. It’s probably the number one topic in the scrap metal industry. Most of the questions the iScrap App Team gets through email and social […]

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Maximizing Scrap Profits: Should You Sell to Multiple Yards?

As you become a more seasoned scrapper, you may hopefully realize your volume of material is picking up. While this is almost always good, it may come with a caveat. Your local yard may pay better for one type of material over another. We all know how optimizing profits is a top priority for scrappers. […]

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