SCRAP NEWS | Month: October 2017

6 Ways To Maximize Your Scrap Metal Profits

Continued from Part 1… Thanks for joining us on our journey through the Eyes of the Scrapper Series. Below is Part 2 that is diving into the best ways you can maximize your profits and ensure you aren’t missing any important weights, prices, or money from your trip to the scrap yard. It’s important to […]

[Part 1] In The Eyes Of A Scrapper…

The world’s a tough place, but I’m not telling you something you don’t already know. But hey, nobody promised you life would be easy. As someone who has actively been associated with the scrap metal industry for 35+ years, I tend to be very opinionated when we talk scrap. Quite frankly I don’t think that […]

10/24/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Prices Stay Strong

Good Day to You iScrappers! Hopefully, scrapping has been going well and you have been continuing to be busy and gaining more customers and different types of materials to scrap. We have been talking to more and more people that have been scrapping lately and they have been doing a great job telling us stories […]

10/18/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Hits 3-Year Highs!

Good Day Scrappers!!! We hope that you are staying busy and are able to really get a lot of material flowing now that copper is at a 3-YEAR HIGH!!! Wow, what a week that it has been. With so much speculation on the markets over the last few weeks of the downturn we have finally […]

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 […]

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 […]