6/21/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Remains Steady

Hey Scrappers! Virginia, filling in for Tom this week. We have not seen too much movement on the market this week. After copper saw a drop over the last couple weeks, seems like everything is calm right now. Check out some local scrap prices reported online below. Non-Ferrous Scrap Metal Report After a couple weeks […]

What’s The Difference Between Brass & Bronze?

One question we often see come up in conversations is asking the difference between bronze and brass and how to identify the difference. Both brass and bronze can be often found with piping and plumbing fixtures. Those looking to separate them from the more valuable copper pipes (reddish) in color, toss the “yellow” metals together and […]

3 Surefire Ways To Make More Money Scrapping

making money scrapping

By now, you’re well aware that the iScrap App helps you find scrap yards near you and find the recent 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 […]

US Scrap Metal Laws By State

Search for Scrap Laws by State The iScrap App Team is pleased to announce that we are going to be bring you the great resources and scrap law information from the scrap metal industry. With the largest scrap yard directory and community of scrappers, we want to be able to provide helpful information like scrap metal prices, […]

6/15/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Drops, Again

Hey iScrappers! With so much going on it is crazy to think that half of June is already in the books, we hope that you have been busy and have been scrapping like crazy. We are on a kick lately trying to find out stories about people scrapping and how hard they have worked and […]

6/7/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Decreasing?

Hey iScrappers! With the summer fast approaching and a lot of projects on-going, it is the time of the year to start to look out for all types of scrap metal and projects that will be getting started. Going into the summer months tends to be one of the busier times of the year for […]

Navigating The Gray Areas Of Scrap Metals

Check your local scrap metal laws to learn what you can legally recycle

Like many other industries, the scrap metal industry has it’s own gray areas when it comes to collecting scrap metal, selling it, and the laws and regulations that go along with it. While scrap laws usually vary from state to state in the US, there are many restrictions and illegal things that apply nationwide. With […]

5/31/17 Scrap Price Update: Where Are Steel Prices Going?

What a blasé week that it has been scrappers! We hope that you were out there scrapping some old grills, enjoying some burgers and hot dogs and saluting and remembering all of the fallen soldiers that we have had protecting the USA since 1776. Non-Ferrous Metals Market Prices have been  relatively stable overall other then […]

5 Items To Scrap This Summer

Scrapping is a full year job

This summer you will be able to relax and scrap with ease of knowing that there are several HOT items for scrap this summer. With the warm weather fast approaching here are some guaranteed items that will be popping up all summer long. Beat the Heat. Scrap the Rest. A/C Units: While these may seem […]

Can I Scrap Copper Pennies? NO!

Its illegal to scrap money of any kind- even pennies

Not only is it illegal to scrap copper pennies or any US currency but it can come with a costly fine and a visit to prison. Many times scrap yards are asked by people if they take pennies or other coins for scrap. While occasionally scrap yards “accept” coins as scrap, it is completely illegal […]