10 Abandoned Places Perfect For Scrapping

Want to escape the regular residential streets and job sites looking for scrap metal? Below are some places around the world that would be a scrapper’s paradise. These abandoned places around the globe make us drool at the potential for the scrap that can be found there. Which one is your favorite? 1. Abandoned Ship – […]

11/29/17 Scrap Price Report: After Quick Jump, Copper Drops

Good Day iScrappers! We hope that many of you enjoyed eating too much (we know we did!) and had a nice start to the Holiday season. With Turkey and football on the mind we have seen many people starting to put up holiday and Christmas decorations and that means tis the season for many to […]

Ice Boat Made with Saw Blade Motor

Here's a creative way to use scrap

And who said Winter was over? This guy invented his own mode of transportation on the iced-overI lakes and ponds in his area. What do you get when you combine, a cold winter, some creativity, and old machines? Usually you wouldn’t think it would be a Sled Ice Machine made with a saw blade. This […]

11/22/17 Scrap Price Report: Holiday Week Prices

Gobble Gobble Scrappers! We hope that many of you are ready for the big turkey day tomorrow and are going to be able to enjoy a nice (rare) day off with family and friends. This holiday season we are continuing to be thankful that this scrap market pricing has increased so much during 2017. With […]

6 Scrap Metal Items To Collect Around Christmas

Holiday lights

“Blast this Christmas music. It’s joyful and triumphant,” said the Grinch. Did you know that all of those old strands of Christmas lights are worth money? Instead of getting upset whenever that strand of lights doesn’t work anymore think about how you can recycle them and make a little extra cash! If only the Grinch […]

Scrapping: Tricks of the Trade

Smooth sharp edges with and handle file

When you’re a scrapper it is important to stay on top of market news, price changes, and other events that may affect your profits at the scrap yard. But it is also important to keep up on the latest tips and information that can help you make more money in a quick fashion. Staying updated […]

8 Tips To Avoid Scrap Yard Receipt Mistakes

Scrapping. It’s a great way to make some extra money on the side or if you are full-time, it’s your way of living. Regardless of how often you are at the scrap yard, it’s important to know the weights and what they mean on your receipts. The iScrap App Team hears stories about how scrap yards […]

11/15/17 Scrap Price Report: Prices Moving Before Holidays?

Happy Thanksgiving Scrappers! With Turkey day around the corner we will not be doing a live session next week, but getting ready to chow down and enjoy some quality time with friends and family.  The scrap markets have been up and down the same percentages over the last week with the overall markets still being […]

[INFOGRAPHIC] 9 Tips To Make More Money on Scrap Metal

Best tips to make more money when recycling scrap metal

Looking for top tips for scrapping? The iScrap App Team has put together a visual guide to help you make more money on your scrap metal. These simple tips can make a HUGE difference in the value of your metal at your scrap yard. The iScrap App Team has put together some helpful tips to […]

6 Places To Find Stainless Steel Scrap

Where to look for stainless steel scrap metal

If you are in the scrapping business, you know that stainless steel is a very good metal to collect, not only for it’s stable prices between $0.30-0.75/lb. but also when you do come across it for scrap, it is usually in large quantities. That is usually because of where stainless steel is found and what […]

How To Grow Your Scrap Business

Maybe your scrapping career started as a side job for some extra cash, then you realized it was time to start growing your services to pick up materials from homeowners or business owners. Some scrappers have the truck and the trailer to haul larger loads away from job sites. Maybe that is your next step in […]

Floating Diamonds With A Laser Beam

Want To Totally Geek Out? Check out this awesome YouTube video by User styropyro where he explains and demonstrates how lasers work and how he levitates diamonds in the laser beam. He has a full explanation of math, equations, science, and more behind the way the laser functions and how it can float particle in the beam. […]