5/24/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Slightly Jumps

Good Day and Happy Memorial Day Scrappers! We know that with the unofficial kickoff to the Summer of 2017 coming this weekend that we have to be ready for a lot of grills to be getting thrown out and that’s your chance to scrap them all! Non-Ferrous Scrap Market Update Copper prices rose over the […]

4 Helpful Ways To Use WD-40

Whether you are scrapping or are using different tools on a regular basis at your job, WD-40 is a great accessory to have on hand for many reasons. We have found that a lot of scrappers use WD-40 for many different jobs or tasks they are looking to complete to make their job more efficient. […]

What Scrap Metals Are Inside Computers?

As our technology continues to advance through the last few decades, it has significantly changed the value of computers in the scrap industry. For example, some components that were made of gold inside computers 20 years ago are now being built with a less-costly option like copper or even aluminum. With major changes like that in […]

Where Can You Find Scrap Metal?

Looking for scrap metal can be a daunting task, especially if you are new to the scrapping world. While it’s easy to say you can find scrap “everywhere”, there are some more common places you can find various types of metal for recycling. Where Are The Best Places To Find Scrap Metal? One of the […]

5/17/17 Scrap Price Report: Prices Are Stable

iScrappers!!! We hope that you are staying busy, enjoying the weather, and scrapping scrapping scrapping!!! Over the last few months we have been working on a new layout for you, the scrapper, and on Monday we updated our site, www.iScrapApp.com to show it. Make sure you check out how easy it is to add prices, […]

How Do Catalytic Converters Work?

CATS prevent gas emmissions

A Catalytic Converter is one of the most valuable parts of scrap within your vehicle, however it is one of the most important for the environment too. The catalytic converter is valuable for the previous metals that make up the inside of it, however those valuable metals have a large part of the filtering less […]

5/10/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Continues To Drop

Hey iScrappers! With oil prices down…we love having the price at the pump down, but ultimately we will see this hit happen with our steel prices taking a hit overall. We will see the prices start to decrease, and you couple the overall commodity markets with many of the political and other world problems and […]

5 Essential Tools Every Scrapper Needs

Always have a toolbox handy while scrapping

When you are searching for scrap metal every day or working on large jobs on the go, it’s always important to have the right tools. Having the right tools can be the difference between wasting time and making a profit off materials. As you begin to scrap longer and understand what tools work best for […]

5/3/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Hit Hard

Good Day iScrappers! With the markets in a bit of  tail spin we are doing this report a day after our video update, but nonetheless here we go! We have some news regarding copper markets this week getting hit hard with some drops and also price updates for other materials. Non-Ferrous Scrap Markets Copper has […]

4/26/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Jumps Slightly

Hey iScrappers! We hope that your scrapping adventures have been prosperous and you have been cashing in on these high prices that we have been seeing get reported over the US and Canada over the last week…..so let’s dive right into the markets! Non-Ferrous Scrap Markets Markets have been improving over the last week and […]

Scrap Metal News: Oil Prices & $600,000 of Gold

This month we have a few articles and notable media outlets contributing to the market news about scrap metal and also what is going on with the economy. Many of recent news reports about oil can affect the overall commodities market, including scrap metal. Browse below for more information. Oil Prices Surging – Give Hopes In […]

6 Steps to Starting Your Own Scrapping Business

How to get started scrapping

Many scrappers ask us for instructions on starting your own scrapping business or how to expand to get larger jobs and clients. We have the basic steps below to help you get your scrap business going on a larger scale. Each category has a linked article with more helpful details. Towards the end we will give […]