10/4/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Prices Drop 10% Last Month

Hey iScrappers! We hope that all is well and that you have been checking out scrap prices online and posting prices online that you have been getting at your local yards. We have been reading articles, talking to multiple people about prices, and looking into an answer that we can find regarding what is going […]

Difference Between Copper & Brass Scrap

Two very common metals that are seen in the scrap industry are copper and brass. Both are a higher value metal and used in a lot of plumbing work and electrical components. While they are similar in places they are used, they are different in what they are made of and the scrap value for […]

The ALL New iScrap App Is Available Now

iOS App ANDROID APP 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 […]

10/11/17 Scrap Price Report: Where Are Prices This Week?

Hey iScrappers! With the scrap prices going all over the place we are happy to report that the overall market has been much higher on the non-ferrous side of things then it had all of September. With copper prices jumping up we have seen a massive amount of prices being reported and WOWOW is that […]

Why Do Scrap Yards Have Weight Requirements For Steel?

A common question we find among scrappers is why they aren’t getting paid for smaller amounts of steel or iron at their scrap yards. Having a minimum on steel purchases is a common procedure that scrap yards have across the US and Canada. To help scrappers and recyclers understand why scrap yards would do this we […]

9/27/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Drops Again

Scrappers! We hope that you have been busy and have not been able to keep up with the amount of scrap that you have been getting in. We hope that the relief efforts across the South Eastern US States are continuing well, and our hearts go out to so many of the families that have […]

9/20/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Prices Takes Hit

Good Day iScrappers! We hope that you are staying busy, scrapping often, and have been updating your phones with the new iScrap App that is available on the iTunes and the Google Marketplace. We have spent a lot of time making sure that these would be providing you with more and better pricing than ever […]

9/13/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Still High, But Sees Dip

Hey Scrappers! We hope that you are all staying busy, enjoying these prices, and making sure to get your daily hustle on! We hope that all of you who were affected by Hurricane Irma or Harvey are doing as well as possible and the recovery process has started to take affect. Join us and donate […]

9/7/17 Scrap Price Report: China Could Affect Wire Prices

Hey Scrappers! With so many things going on in the country our prayers continue to go out to the people in the Gulf Coast and Houston as well as for the upcoming storm in Florida. Please be safe and careful. With the markets continuing to charge ahead, we have seen more prices then EVER being […]

8/30/17 Scrap Price Report: 3-Year Highs AGAIN

Good Day Scrappers! First and foremost we want to send out our best wishes to anyone that has been affected by Hurricane Harvey. We hope that you are staying safe, we hope that your spirits are as high as they can be, and that you continue to make American proud with your resilience. Onto the […]

Why Do Oil Prices Affect Scrap Prices?

Many people ask if the oil prices going up or down affects the value of scrap metals and the simple answer is yes, sometimes. We know that isn’t a clear answer but there is more to it. The prices of oil, one of, if not the most major commodity in the world and it affects […]

Scrap Metal Thieves Give Industry A Bad Name

Theft is a is a constant problem in the scrap metal industry. News stories of men being electrocuted to death trying to cut copper wires and cables, thieves cutting AC units from churches to scrap them, houses being stripped of copper pipes and the list goes on. Scrap prices have increased recently and it seems […]

8/23/17 Scrap Prices Report: Copper Climbs to 3-Year High

Hello Scrappers! With the new iOS App out and running we are now working on testing the Android version and hope to have that ready by the end of August or shortly into September…we are now making it even easier to find prices online for scrap yards, report prices online, and to see what is […]