SCRAP NEWS | Month: September 2021

[WATCH] Weekly Scrap Report – 9/15/21

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Aluminum Scrap Hitting 13-Year Highs – 9/15/21

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JUMP TO NON-FERROUS JUMP TO FERROUS JUMP TO NEWS How ‘Bout Them Apples 🍎 Do you like apples? Well, how about aluminum prices hitting 13-year highs (and in our opinion, that will not last long as prices climb more)! The markets have been tested over the last month, and that should be no surprise considering […]

How To Ask For Better Scrap Metal Prices

So you want to negotiate for better scrap metal prices with your yard. Well, of course, you do! Who doesn’t? But you can’t just go into your yard demanding better prices; you need to show them why you deserve that higher price per pound or ton.  What Scrap Yards Want to Know How much material […]

Aluminum Can Recycling: To Crush or Not to Crush?

  Why Some Yards Won’t Buy Crushed Cans Aluminum cans have always been a favorite material of scrappers. A question we get very frequently: should I crush my aluminum cans?  You probably figure it saves space and it’s easier to bring crushed cans to the yard; and while that’s all true, generally our answer to […]

5 Types & Grades of Different Aluminum Scrap

Aluminum seems to be one of the most confusing as well as most commonly scrapped metals. Aluminum can be found in residential items like folding lawn chairs and commercial items like airplanes. As one of the softest and strongest metals, its use is widespread and wipe spread.  Let’s go into some of the names and […]

Copper, Steel All Seeing Red This Week – 9/8/21

JUMP TO NON-FERROUS JUMP TO FERROUS September Weather Makes Us Smile…what about you? The markets have not skipped a beat over the Labor Day Weekend (goodbye to all of you white pants lovers, that season has passed until MDW 2022), and we have seen prices relatively strong. One of the biggest things that we saw […]

[WATCH] Live Weekly Scrap Report – 9/8/21

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The Price of Copper Is Always Surprising Us – 9/1/21

  JUMP TO NON-FERROUS JUMP TO FERROUS JUMP TO NEWS   Prayers for Ida Victims 🙏 First things first: if you are reading this down in the Louisiana or Mississippi area, we hope and pray you’re doing okay.  Can you believe that you just reported scrap prices before reading this? Neither can we, thanks! Now […]

Weekly LIVE Scrap Report Video – 9/1/21

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Metal of the Month: Brass

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Every month the iScrap App is going to be featuring a Metal of the Month. We will be exploring the various metals or materials based on their history, how to find them, recycle them, and make the most money on them. This month we explore where brass comes from and where to find its scrap. What Is Brass? […]