1/31/18 Scrap Price Report: Is A Calm Market A Good Thing?

Hi Scrappers! With the market being a little flat during the last week we have seen a lot of positive changes coming in the recent days. We have seen copper prices rebound and have become stronger than they were last week. Steel prices have leveled out after the price drop that we saw, and we […]

When You Need Scrap Certificate of Destruction

How do you know if scrap yards are doing what they say? How do you know that scrap yards will destroy the materials that you need to be taken care of? Well, it’s important to talk to your scrap yard about the process, paperwork, and assurance your information is secure. Whatever types of scrap that […]

1/26/18 Scrap Price Report: Unstable Copper Market?

Good day!!! We hope that markets have been treating you well, that you have been able to see an increase in your scrap as we’ve seen an increase in the overall market demand right now. Overall we have seen a very nice jump almost through the first few months of 2018. With many people asking […]

How To Scrap Pewter & Where To Find It

Pewter is another alloy that is very strange and has all types of forms. Pewter can be made into dishes, bowls, silverware, but generally you will see pewter in decorative features. You won’t go to Walmart or Sears to buy silverware for your home made from pewter…but if you find it in scrap it could […]

1/18/18 Scrap Price Report: Steel Prices Are Strong

Good Day iScrappers! With the markets continuing to push ahead and the stock markets rising what seems like every day we continue to hope that 2018 turns out to stay on this strong path. With precious metals being such a talk of the town lately, we wanted to go a little into how precious metal […]

6 Ways To Market Your Scrap Services

Tips on marketing your scrapper services

Whether you are scrapping full-time or you are doing it as a part-time job to make some extra money, it’s important to market your services. the iScrap App Team has put together some of the best marketing strategies for your scrap pick up services. Below you will see some of our tips and advice to […]

Rating Scrap Items To Take Apart

The guts of a computer tower are easy to remove

Some of the most difficult things to take apart while scrapping can be worth your time and money if you do it the right way. But knowing how to take them apart and what goes into it, can be the most difficult challenge. The iScrap App Team has ranked some of the most common scrap […]

1/10/18 Scrap Price Report: Did Copper Hit 4-Year High?

iScrappers! We welcome you to our second week of 2018 and we hope that you have continued to stay warm and enjoy these prices that are really heating up. With oil prices up, copper prices up, and with the markets for steel seeming to be holding steady if not increasing we are really optimistic going […]

Guide To Selling Scrap Carbide

If you are a full-time scrapper or a contractor you have most likely come across carbide scrap at some point in your career. Carbide is a unique scrap metal that is used in very specific industries and equipment. Commonly found in machine shops and drill bits, carbide scrap is a valuable commodity due to the […]

Common Measurements in Scrap Metal Recycling

Scrap metal is an industry of numbers. Prices, weights, net weight, tares, and so many other factors. It’s important to know how your scrap yard scales operate and be knowledgeable about all the measurements that go into selling and buying scrap metal. Asking questions at your scrap yard is a good way to find the […]

1/3/18 Scrap Price Report: Markets Are Going Up

Good Day iScrappers and Happy New Years! With the markets almost back in full swing, we will continue to monitor what the prices will do in 2018 and hope that it mimics what we saw back in 2017. With the oil markets continuing to push on, and such positive news coming in the metals markets […]