Get Price Updates Emailed To You SUBSCRIBE HERE Copper Remains Steady at $4 ALSO: Steel Continues To Climb Report Date: 3/22/23 Hey Scrappers! We’ve been watching markets closely, and we will be interested to see what happens with some interest rate cuts this afternoon. We started seeing a resurgence in the commodities market, with gold […]
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2022 Fourth Quarter & Where Scrap Prices Are Heading
Reports Sent To Your Inbox SUBSCRIBE HERE Don’t Get Too Excited About 2023 ALSO: Elections Will Affect Scrap Prices Report Date: 10/19/22 Going into the fourth quarter, we’ll see a lot of questions, primarily until the midterm elections are sorted out. On top of that, everyone continues to talk about recession, recession, recession, and […]
Where Are Scrap Prices After First Half of 2022?
The First Half of 2022 is Over! That means it’s time for our team to summarize where the markets have been and where we think they are heading for the second half of 2022. Aluminum Scrap Prices in 2022 The darling of the first quarter has dropped down by over 35% this year overall. We […]
9 High Value Auto Parts for Scrap Recycling
Most Valuable Scrap Items from a Car “One man’s trash is another man’s valuable possession.” The old saying is significant with vehicles. You have your old boring car, but someone else is looking for such a car for reasons better known to them. You could be having an old car and thinking of trashing it […]
How Does the Scrap Metal Recycling Industry Work?
Scrap metal recycling is the process of recovering and processing scrap metal from end-of-life items or structures, as well as manufacturing scrap, to use it as a raw material in the manufacture of new goods. It may be recycled many times without losing any of its properties. It provides the raw material for new goods while […]
2022 Scrap Price Outlook Series – By iScrap App & RRCats.com
Wondering where scrap prices are heading in 2022? Watch this year’s outlook and find out what factors are changing prices for several key scrap metals including: 2022 Scrap Price Outlook for Copper 2022 Scrap Price Outlook for Aluminum 2022 Scrap Price Outlook for Catalytic Converters 2022 Scrap Price Outlook for Steel & Iron Watch the […]
Man Scraps To Pay for Health Insurance
This Virginia man use scrapping to pay for various things in his life including health insurance. It all started with a wedding cake for his daughter’s wedding. He paid for the whole wedding through recycling scrap metal. It take approximately 14,400 Aluminum Cans to pay for a wedding cake. Using his various sources and referrals […]
Best Day of the Week to Scrap
Many scrappers are constantly looking for scrap while on the go. We wanted to explore the different days of the week and what days could be better to scrap on. These are not only based on when we think you should go to the scrap yard, but also based on days you should be looking […]
Most Common Scrap Metals
Let’s Go Over the Most Common Scrap Metals. The most common scrap metals that we have found are: aluminum, brass, steel, and copper. We can call those common scrap metals the “core four.” Scrap metals are easy to sort if you just start off by learning the most common scrap metals and where you can […]
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 […]
What Scrap Metals Can Be Found In A Car?
Whether you are selling your whole car or you are taking it apart for scrap, it is important to know what materials and common scrap metals can be found inside the average vehicle. The iScrap App Team discusses some of the common metals and materials that are found within a car. Many people know that […]
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 […]