7/18/18 Scrap Price Report: Do We Have To Wait Until 2019?

Hey Scrappers! Hopefully, you’re all continuing to enjoy the summer and have been finding lots of different scrap that has been getting tossed during summer cleanouts. Something to think about is the report that there was a large increase in consumer spending in 2018 so far, that means there may be more things on the […]

7/11/18 Scrap Price Report: Copper Continues Its Fall

We hope that everyone has been staying busy and making sure to continue watching the markets. With such crazy time is going on with tariffs, trade wars, and gas prices continuing to increase it should be an interesting summer, to say the least.  Unfortunately, we have seen copper decrease another 2 to 3% over the […]

Should You Separate Chrome & Yellow Brass?

Scrappers on our Facebook Group recently had a discussion about how they should separate their brass scrap and also how their scrap yard accepts various kinds of brass. This led to a wide variety of responses because a lot of scrap yards are different on how they buy materials and grade brass. One complaint that was […]

5/30/18 Scrap Price Report: Steel Scrap Prices Down, Copper Up

Good Day iScrappers! We hope that you had an excellent Memorial Day Weekend and took a little time to remember the brave men and women that have given their lives for us to live ours in honor and defense of our country. Prices in the markets have been relatively calm and we have been happy […]

Top 25 Most Common Scrap Metals

We love scrap metal. Who doesn’t is the real question but we always hear questions about different types of scrap metals and what is the best one to scrap? Well, in our mind any scrap metal is the best one to scrap, but then it gets to the question of availability of the metals, where to […]

3/7/18 Scrap Price Report: How Tariffs Will Affect Scrap

Hey iScrappers! We hope that everyone has been staying busy and working a lot. There’s been a lot of crazy stuff going on, including a lot of people have been asking us about the new tariff that will be put on the steel and aluminum market, so let’s talk about that. The biggest question will […]

How Your Clothes Are Exactly Like Scrap Metals

It is funny because we always talk about different types of scrap metals and how to dress while scrapping, but we wanted to combine the two for a fun comparison, so let’s see how it works. Pants or Steel Pants are one of the first things that you put on in the morning, and because […]

2/20/18 Scrap Metal Report: Copper Dropped, Brass Is Strong

Hey Scrappers! With Presidents’ Day behind us, we start to have a beginning of market coming about. With the price is still remaining steady, we have been very optimistic and continue to be optimistic going into the rest of the first quarter of 2018. This week with the holiday we have an abbreviated version of […]

2/14/18 Scrap Price Report: Did Copper Prices Recover?

Happy Valentine’s Day Scrappers! With the holiday of love here, we hope that you will be loving some of the news that will be bringing you today. With copper prices up about $0.08 this week, we are happy to see the prices are recovering after last week’s drop, and hopefully, they will be rising along […]

1/31/18 Scrap Price Report: Is A Calm Market A Good Thing?

Hi Scrappers! With the market being a little flat during the last week we have seen a lot of positive changes coming in the recent days. We have seen copper prices rebound and have become stronger than they were last week. Steel prices have leveled out after the price drop that we saw, and we […]

1/26/18 Scrap Price Report: Unstable Copper Market?

Good day!!! We hope that markets have been treating you well, that you have been able to see an increase in your scrap as we’ve seen an increase in the overall market demand right now. Overall we have seen a very nice jump almost through the first few months of 2018. With many people asking […]

1/18/18 Scrap Price Report: Steel Prices Are Strong

Good Day iScrappers! With the markets continuing to push ahead and the stock markets rising what seems like every day we continue to hope that 2018 turns out to stay on this strong path. With precious metals being such a talk of the town lately, we wanted to go a little into how precious metal […]