Get Price Updates Emailed To You SUBSCRIBE HERE Copper Drops, But Longterm Looks Good ALSO: These Banks Are Making Us Nervous Report Date: 3/15/23 Hey Scrappers! With the March Madness basketball tournament starting, we hope you have some time to check out what is happening! \After watching the markets for the last few days, we’ve […]
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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 […]
Copper Prices See All-Time High, But Why?
Why has the copper market shot up so fast? The Ukrainian and Russian conflict is causing all of the price gaugings that we have seen since the initial invasion of Ukraine. These world events will generally have significant ripple effects across the markets and commodities, especially when you start to consider the oil effect that […]
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 […]
Metal Monday: Types of Electric Motors for Scrap
So you are thinking about scrapping electric motors, and you wonder what’s inside of them? Well…metal of course! Electric motors are used to power many types of devices from the simple spinning glass inside of a microwave all the way up to the engines on planes. Inside of electric motors there are windings, and that […]
5 Ideas For Scrapping During The Fall
During the summer months, scrapping seems to be a bit easier with the warm weather. As the Fall season approaches, it can be more difficult to find scrap metal lying around waiting to be recycled. Luckily the iScrap App team has some ideas and tips for finding scrap metal this Fall season. Jump Into A […]
Why Copper Prices Are Falling
The Big Question: Why Copper Prices Are Falling? Let’s explicitly talk about why copper prices are falling and where the end might be. To go into detail on it you first have to go back 15-20 years ago to see where the copper prices were in comparison to everything. My Dad once infamously said, “You […]
Copper Prices Rising Post US Election
The US Presidential Election is over and with the pre-election affects we said to look out for, we can now move forward in the scrap market with some clarity of the new President of the United States. With this past election being one of the most memorable and polar elections in recent history, the scrap […]
The Best Wire Strippers for Scrap Copper Wire & Cable
If you’re a scrapper looking to make more money, one of the tools you may consider investing in is a wire stripper. But it depends on what you need and for what kind of wires. One of the most lucrative ways to make more money on scrap is by stripping wires and cables from various […]
iScrap App Featured On Earth911
Recently the iScrap App Team was fortunate enough to be featured on the recycling leading website and fellow green partner, Earth911. The article was about simple ways to make money while recycling scrap metal and the easiest way to make the most from it. “Recycling and reusing items like plastic bottles, hand-me-down clothing and newspapers […]