[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 […]

Beginner’s Guide: Scrapping 101

Getting started with scrapping and recycling metals, can be an overwhelming task for someone that isn’t familiar with the scrap industry. It is also difficult to find information that is good for beginners that can clarify exactly where to get started. The iScrap App team has years of experience in the scrap industry and lives […]

10/18/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Hits 3-Year Highs!

Good Day Scrappers!!! We hope that you are staying busy and are able to really get a lot of material flowing now that copper is at a 3-YEAR HIGH!!! Wow, what a week that it has been. With so much speculation on the markets over the last few weeks of the downturn we have finally […]

10/11/17 Scrap Price Report: Where Are Prices This Week?

Hey iScrappers! With the scrap prices going all over the place we are happy to report that the overall market has been much higher on the non-ferrous side of things then it had all of September. With copper prices jumping up we have seen a massive amount of prices being reported and WOWOW is that […]

9/27/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Drops Again

Scrappers! We hope that you have been busy and have not been able to keep up with the amount of scrap that you have been getting in. We hope that the relief efforts across the South Eastern US States are continuing well, and our hearts go out to so many of the families that have […]

9/20/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Prices Takes Hit

Good Day iScrappers! We hope that you are staying busy, scrapping often, and have been updating your phones with the new iScrap App that is available on the iTunes and the Google Marketplace. We have spent a lot of time making sure that these would be providing you with more and better pricing than ever […]

9/13/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Still High, But Sees Dip

Hey Scrappers! We hope that you are all staying busy, enjoying these prices, and making sure to get your daily hustle on! We hope that all of you who were affected by Hurricane Irma or Harvey are doing as well as possible and the recovery process has started to take affect. Join us and donate […]

8/30/17 Scrap Price Report: 3-Year Highs AGAIN

Good Day Scrappers! First and foremost we want to send out our best wishes to anyone that has been affected by Hurricane Harvey. We hope that you are staying safe, we hope that your spirits are as high as they can be, and that you continue to make American proud with your resilience. Onto the […]

8/16/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Continues To Be Aggressive

Hey iScrappers! With the market going up up up…we hope that you have been capitalizing on this! With the prices going so high, people have mixed feelings on where the market can go for the next few weeks and months. While people see new production and products coming into focus like hybrid cars, electronics and […]

7 Common Types of Aluminum Scrap

Aluminum cans are baled during the recycling process

When scrapping you may come across a wide variety of scrap aluminum. While there are several materials that are classified as “aluminum” there are many different types that are priced and sorted differently at scrap yards. Below we have some of the common types of aluminum scrap you will come across when scrapping. Sheet Aluminum– […]

Scrapping Aluminum Wire & Why It Can Pay Off

If you have insulated aluminum wire or bare aluminum wire, there are a few things to keep in mind to ensure that you receive the best price at your scrap yard. Insulated aluminum wire is used in replacement of copper wire in many instances to be a cheaper and easier solution. While it is not […]