SCRAP NEWS | Month: March 2020

Feeling Sideways, COVID-19 & Scrap – 3/25/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Good Day iScrappers! Oh baby baby it’s a wild world. I think that phrase gives us a really good idea of what’s going on right now with all the craziness that is happening in the economy and the world. We hope that everyone is staying healthy […]

Current Palladium Scrap Prices – Catalytic Converters

Update (3/21/20) With all of the markets going into a tailspin over the last week we have been watching Palladium and other metals very closely. We have seen an erosion of most commodity markets during March 2020 as the COVID 19 has gone into effect.  We have seen Palladium (and its cousins Platinum and Rhodium) […]

COVID-19 & Its Effects on Scrap Metal – 3/19/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Well, these are interesting times… Before any sarcasm or jokes are made we hope that everyone is abiding by the local rules of your states and government, so we can ensure the health and well-being of all Americans and world citizens. With this craziness going on […]

Scrapping Mini-Transformers

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You don’t have to be an experiences scrapper to know where to find some mini-transformers you can scrap at your local scrap yard. Mini-transformers can be some good cash and the weight of them can add up quickly if you have enough. Got a box of wires in your house and don’t know what to […]

7 Places to Find Scrap in the Spring

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Spring is here and that means there are much more opportunities for you to find scrap around your community. There are few places to find scrap in the spring time if you keep an eye out, so you can contribute to the community clean ups and also your pocket. Find Scrap In These Places During The […]

Forget Viruses, Oil Affected Prices This Week – 3/11/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Our Head Hurts… If last week we were on a roller coaster than this week we’re not even sure what we’re on, other than some type of crazy rocket ship. After seeing the stock market trading get temporarily paused on Monday after a 2000-point drop overall; […]

Best Places Where To Find Scrap Prices

Importance of scrap price tracking

How to figure out when to sell scrap is tough? Do you do it when the prices jump real fast? Do you wait and then shop around? Knowing what the market is doing is half of the battle and talking to your local scrap yards will make it so you can figure out when the […]

Quick Tips for Scrapping – Part 3

Learn about scrapping

When you are scrapping copper tubing and brass pieces from plumbing there are plenty of ways to make extra money on them by separating them correctly. Whether you are a plumber, contractor or you are fortunate to work with one that can provide you with some old pipes and pieces from plumbing jobs, you have […]

How Do You Scrap An Electric Motor?

Electric Motors can be found in a variety of items like vacuums, computers, ceiling fans, air conditioners, and more. Almost anything that requires electricity and has moving parts will have an electric motor inside. They are often collected for scrap metal recycling because they are heavy and contain a large amount of copper wire. Get […]

How The Coronavirus is Affecting Scrap – 3/4/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Adventurers! This has certainly been a wild ride for the last 2 to 3 weeks and it has not stopped going into this week. We hope everyone has been tuning into our weekly reports and trying to keep their mind straight with a copper market and […]

5 Things Trump Has Done Affecting Scrap Metal

With the mainstream media covering larger stories about the 45th President, they aren’t covering the actions being done by President Trump that affect the scrap metal industry. We wanted to share some of the actions that have taken place so far that affect or could have an effect on scrap. Like we mentioned when President […]