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 […]

4/19/17 Scrap Price Update: Copper 3-Month Lows

Hey iScrappers! What a week it has been with overseas news, copper drops, steel decreasing and more…let’s get right into it, but don’t forget every Wednesday at 1pm EST we have our LIVE update on Facebook that you can tune into! Watch Our Facebook Live Session Scrap Non-Ferrous Price Update With the prices of oil […]

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 […]

4/12/17 Scrap Price Update: Copper Prices Slip

Hey iScrappers! We hope that you have been hitting the ground running with the markets being so strong and the Spring time here. Hopefully that will means that you are working hard, scrapping often, and don’t forget to share your scrap stories by emailing us at info@iscrapapp.com! Non-Ferrous Market Updates Copper has sunk about 18 […]

Can You Scrap License Plates?

Ever wonder if you can scrap your old license plate for some extra cash? Well you’re in luck, we have some information on how to scrap your license plate and make some money on them. Unlike street signs which are harder to scrap, license plates are your property and can be recycled for scrap earnings. How To Prepare Your […]

4/5/17 Scrap Price Update: Steel Prices Drop

No fooling…April is already here scrappers! We cannot believe it either but we have made it through what was a crazy first quarter for 2017 and proved to make us second doubt and even think three times about what was going on part of the time. The markets are all over the place and with […]