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This Week’s Scrap Metal Prices & Market News

Don’t Want To Miss Reports? SUBSCRIBE HERE Weak Copper Prices & Energy Affecting Scrap Also, Inside Calm Steel Scrap Prices Report Date: 9/28/22 Once a month, we will bring in Marc Champagne to help go over energy outlooks and how they will affect the scrap markets. We are excited to do this and to hear […]

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Top 25 Most Common Scrap Metals

We love scrap metal. Who doesn’t is the real question but we always hear questions about different types of scrap metals and what is the best one to scrap? Well, in our mind any scrap metal is the best one to scrap, but then it gets to the question of availability of the metals, where to […]

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4 Ways To Prepare Your Catalytic Converters for Scrap

Brought To You By: Consistent. Fair. Reliable. Know How To Recycle A Catalytic Converter for Scrap If you had a catalytic converter replaced on your vehicle and you’re looking to make some money with them for scrap value, there are some things you should know. Knowing what to do when recycling a catalytic converter for […]

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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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The Best Wire Strippers for Scrap Copper Wire & Cable

If you’re a scrapper looking to make more money, one of the tools you may consider investing in is a wire stripper. But it depends on what you need and for what kind of wires. One of the most lucrative ways to make more money on scrap is by stripping wires and cables from various […]

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How Do You Get Paid for Scrap Metal?

We’ve all seen people at the grocery store bring bottles and cans to the recycle bin and get their money back. But what most people don’t know is that you can get paid for other types of recyclable materials – like scrap metal. You might be surprised to hear that the scrap metal industry is […]

Top Recommended Truck Winches of 2022

Winch Survey

Looking For A New Winch? Don’t Worry We Asked Our Experts Whether you’re a scrapper or in the market for a new truck winch, we have you covered. They are necessary when hauling larger loads or loading up cars. In a scrapper’s world, winches are used to haul cars, in addition to other equipment or […]

Can I Get Money From My Old Catalytic Converter?

CONTACT RRCATS.COM We often hear about catalytic converter theft; these devices contain precious metals like palladium, rhodium, and platinum. The FTC reported that the average catalytic converter has a few hundred dollars worth of these metals. But what happens when your converter has reached the end of its useful life? Can you still get money […]

7 Tips To Find The Best Scrap Yard & Prices

Scrap yards have been around for a long time and play an essential role in recycling. They provide a place for people to sell their unwanted or scrap metal items, which are then melted down and reused. There are many types of scrap yards, from small family-run businesses to large commercial operations. When choosing a […]

Where Are Scrap Prices After First Half of 2022?

The First Half of 2022 is Over! That means it’s time for our team to summarize where the markets have been and where we think they are heading for the second half of 2022. Aluminum Scrap Prices in 2022 The darling of the first quarter has dropped down by over 35% this year overall. We […]

9 Signs of a Sketchy Scrap Yard

If you’re a metal scrapper, then you know that finding a good scrap yard is key to making money. But not all scrap yards are created equal. Some scrap yards are downright sketchy, and it’s essential to be able to spot them before you waste your time (and energy) interacting with them. For decades, some […]

Your First Time Going To A Scrap Yard

Have you ever been curious about what goes on at a scrap yard? Maybe you’ve seen people pulling up with U-Hauls full of metal and wondering what goes on inside. Or perhaps you’re looking to earn extra money by recycling metal and want to know where to take it. This guide will cover everything you […]

Full-Time Scrapping: Is It An Option For You?

With the job market in a frenzy after the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are left searching for ways to make ends meet. People were laid off, while others decided to walk away from unsatisfactory work situations.  Metal scrapping can be a great way to make extra cash. But can you make a living off of […]

[5/18/22] Weekly HOLD or SELL

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS Yowza!!! In the wild world of scrap, we have seen all types of news in the most recent weeks. We have seen the continued market sell-off for steel and iron, and extreme gas prices and we even started to see copper prices coming back. Now, your question […]

Are Scrap Prices Slipping? – 4/20/22

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS Happy Day Scrappers! Today we would love to give you about 420 reasons we love copper. But with many scrap yards across the country paying $4.20/lb for items like bare bright, we are going to let those scrap yards and numbers do the talking. With the price […]

How To Use the iScrap App

One of the most convenient ways to find local scrap yards and sellers is the iScrap app. It’s a free app available for both Android and Apple devices, and it’s used by many in the scrap industry. In this post, we’ll go over some of the basics of using the app. Whether you’re new to […]