SCRAP NEWS | Month: September 2020

Ripple Effect of Trade Wars on Scrap Metal

A lot of people continue to talk about the tariffs, and how they are going to affect the whole scrap markets…and the short answer is (insert drum roll please), negatively but then positively. Things have to go through rocky turbulent times in order to get to smoother waters and that is what we are seeing […]

Copper Stable, Steel Slips – 9/30/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Hey Scrap World! I hope that everyone is doing well and staying busy as the copper prices have begun to stabilize again and we’ve seen a nice market over the last few weeks. While we have seen the price of steel declining over that time, it […]

7 Hacks That Will Make Your More Money Scrapping

People are always looking for little shortcuts to get a few extra bucks out of their scrap metal with and we are here to help out. With so much money at risk by not knowing how to sort or separate a few different types of scrap metals you have to really be on top of […]

Copper’s Rollercoaster, Aluminum Going Up More? – 9/23/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Scrap-Time!!! Hopefully, everyone is enjoying these prices which have conTinued to remain steady over the last seven days. But more importantly, many of you might be celebrating the beginning of the fall season by going apple picking and pumpkin picking this weekend and we look forward […]

Can You Recycle Freon from Air Conditioners?

Removing freon from appliances

Freon is something that is not a metal…but can be very interesting to recycle. There are many different types of Freon and like scrap metals they all have different values. Knowing what type of Freon is inside of the air conditioners, freezers, or refrigeration units that you have will benefit many people. Do Scrap Yards […]

Guest Blog: Coins Are Worth More in Scrap Metal

Smart scrappers make money

As any experienced scrapper could tell you, knowing your scrap metal – and knowing what common, every day items contain each type of metal – is fundamental in making the most out of your time. Ensuring your man hours, and man power, is spent breaking down and collecting those items that yield the most valuable […]

How Do You Scrap A Refrigerator?

When you are looking for scrap items that can be taken apart, often times, refrigerators are a common item that are easy to find. Whether someone is replacing their outdated one or their current one got busted. Many people just place their refrigerators on the curb in hopes that a scrapper or garbage man can […]

Aluminum Sees Higher Demand – 9/16/2020

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Hey Scrappers! With so much going on at one time, from the beginning of football to the Presidential Election it sure seems like a long time ago since everyone was sitting around wondering when things were going to start to pick up. At the same time, […]

Learning About Tariff’s Effects on Scrap Metal

We’ve talked about tariffs multiple times in 2018, but we wanted to go over the cause and effect of what has been happening since they really got instituted. Many countries have had great pushback on the US, but one thing that we have seen is the openness of countries starting to work together to get […]

8 Must-Have Tools for Big Time Scrappers

This is one of those things that you do not want to read – but have to because you know how valuable some of these tools are. Like Grandpa always said, “You need the right tool for the right job.” How true is that? Some Tools Are So Expensive! Buying new tools is expensive, and […]

Oil Prices Drop, Are Steel Prices Next? – 9/9/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Scrap World! With the summer quickly ending and fall here, we are happy to see some very strong metal prices recently. Hopefully, the leaves changing in many parts of the country will not affect the prices other than going up, as we go into a very […]

Importance Of Garbage Men To Society

So we hear that you can make money with anything right? Selling dirt, picking up scrap, selling items online, and who knows what else is out there. There are businesses and products not even invented yet…and if you are the person that invents the “hot new thing,” then you can make money too. Don’t Forget […]