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Wondering Where Prices Have Been? – 10/23/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Scrappers! Hopefully, everything has been going well by you and you have been staying busy. With the amount of metal news that’s coming in and out, it’s hard to get a really good grip on everything but we’ve been doing our best to figure out […]

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How Do I Sell My Scrap Catalytic Converter?

The catalytic converter in the scrap industry has become a HOT commodity. With the prices of platinum, palladium, and rhodium – the three precious metals found inside catalytic converters – soaring to an all-time high, catalytic converter recycling has become a huge part of the scrap metal industry over the last few years. There are […]

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8 Must-Have Tools for Big Time Scrappers

This is one of those things that you do not want to read – but have to because you know how valuable some of these tools are. Like Grandpa always said, “You need the right tool for the right job.” How true is that? Some Tools Are So Expensive! Buying new tools is expensive, and […]

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Tom’s Top Picks: Best Tools for Scrapping

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

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What Are Metal Tariffs & How Do They Affect Scrap?

[UPDATED 7/2/19] A hot topic this year in the scrap metal industry, US President Trump is planning to introduce metal tariffs for imports into the USA. With speculations ranging from a better market to a higher price for consumers, a lot of things that can happen. To try to make sense of all this, we break […]

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Relief for Steel Yet? – 10/16/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Good Day!!! We hope that everyone is doing well and staying busy. With so many pieces of information flowing our way, it’s very interesting to watch and see how things are shaping up. Not only in the copper market, which is unfortunately down even after we’ve […]

Copper Hasn’t Moved…Yet – 10/9/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Who’s ready for tariff talk round 75,753!!! Here we are on the eve of the tariff negotiations, beginning to start again between the United States and China. With so many political tensions rising up both in China and Hong Kong and domestically in the United States, […]

Copper Falls Again… – 10/2/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Scrap of the day to you!  We hope that everyone has been busy and has been finding lots of new accounts and trying to weather the storm of a market that seems to be turning in the wrong direction week by week. Unfortunately, in the last […]

12 Crazy & Funny Halloween Costumes To Try This Year

Army Man Halloween Costume Idea

So you are thinking of going to that local Halloween party at your local bar or your friend is hosting one at their house and you need a costume. The team at iScrap App can hook you up! We recently went through some crazy and funny Halloween costumes we found, while trying to get ready […]

Skip Steel News, You’ll Thank Us – 9/25/19

Scrappers!!! Hopefully, everyone has started to get adjusted to these copper and brass prices being lower than most people would like or expect. It looks like moving forward for the next few months and possibly for the next year or so we are going to see similar prices unless we see a major trade agreement […]

Copper Erases Last Week’s Earnings – 7/31/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices The two day meeting in China has begun and we have not heard many positive things so far. With this being one of the most important meetings happening between the US and the Chinese Since the month of May, we are hoping that we get […]

Are Prices Going Up? – 7/24/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices With the summer already half over we have started to hear about how prices are beginning to heat up themselves and we may start to see the markets increasing come August. On top of all that, we have the possibility of trade deals taking shape […]

Setting Your Calendar Up For Scrapping Success

Managing your scrap pickups

If you are a part-time or full-time scrapper, it is always a good idea to have an idea of how the local neighborhoods and monthly schedules can affect your scrapping. We have put together some ideas of how you can schedule your scrapping around different times during the week, month, and year. These are some […]

Steel’s Down, But Is It Staying There? – 7/17/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices   What a day it is. Today is a good day to have a good day – unless of course, you are waiting for steel and iron prices to rise. In that case, it is a bad day because we have not seen any upward […]

Things Aren’t Looking So Good… 7/10/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Well, this doesn’t look like it’s going well. With the market dropping $0.10 over the last week, we have seen a rapid decline in the copper pricing. With the market, being a bit of a flux and the iron market decreasing as well, it’s been […]