The ALL New iScrap App Is Available Now

We’ve heard the requests and suggestions from our thousands of followers and users. In 2017, we were on the mission to create a New iScrap App, that allows users to have a better experience and also report prices while on the go. We are excited to announce that we have our new iScrap App available […]

8/16/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Continues To Be Aggressive

Hey iScrappers! With the market going up up up…we hope that you have been capitalizing on this! With the prices going so high, people have mixed feelings on where the market can go for the next few weeks and months. While people see new production and products coming into focus like hybrid cars, electronics and […]

Scrapping Aluminum Wire & Why It Can Pay Off

If you have insulated aluminum wire or bare aluminum wire, there are a few things to keep in mind to ensure that you receive the best price at your scrap yard. Insulated aluminum wire is used in replacement of copper wire in many instances to be a cheaper and easier solution. While it is not […]

6 Preventative Measures for Scrap Metal Theft

Keep your scrap out of sight

One of the biggest problems in the scrap metal industry is theft. There are constant news articles of the latest thieves getting caught on camera and those that got away, this time. State & federal governments across the world are aggressively trying to battle the increase of copper thefts with legislation. As a scrapper, contractor, […]

7 Common Types of Aluminum Scrap

Aluminum cans are baled during the recycling process

When scrapping you may come across a wide variety of scrap aluminum. While there are several materials that are classified as “aluminum” there are many different types that are priced and sorted differently at scrap yards. Below we have some of the common types of aluminum scrap you will come across when scrapping. Sheet Aluminum– […]

How To Scrap Sealed Units & Compressors

Also known as compressors…sealed units are found all over the place. Filled with copper (similar to that of an electric motors) sealed units are used in air conditioners, refrigerators, freezers, and other appliances that are meant to cool down rooms or food. Almost always covered by a thick steel case these units are easy to […]

8/9/17 Scrap Price Report: Another Increase for Copper?

Hey Scrappers! We hope that you are out there hustling it up and cashing it in because WOW what a scrap market it has been!!! We have been watching the scrap markets in depth the last week, and really talking to people in different industries to see what is going on and what they think […]

6 TV Shows Scrappers Will Love

tv shows all scrappers will love

When the scrap yards are closed and the sun drops, sometimes it’s nice to kick up our feet and relax with some fun TV shows that scrappers just love. Below we have a list of some of our favorite TV shows we watch during our pastime and can learn a thing of two from for […]

8/2/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Keeps Climbing

Scrappers….it’s like we have closed our eyes and woke up in scrap copper heaven!!! WOWOWOW. What a week it has been. With copper near 3 years highs it is almost too crazy to believe that this is happening right now. We have seen copper and other associated metals have a crazy spike over the last […]

7 Hacks That Will Make Your More Money Scrapping

People are always looking for little shortcuts to get a few extra bucks out of their scrap metal with and we are here to help out. With so much money at risk by not knowing how to sort or separate a few different types of scrap metals you have to really be on top of […]