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This Week’s Scrap Metal Prices & Market News

Reports Sent To Your Inbox SUBSCRIBE HERE Copper Continues Its Winning Streak ALSO: Aluminum & Stainless Steel About To Take Off? Report Date: 11/16/22 Happy (almost) Turkey Day! Check out some of our favorite Thanksgiving Memes. We hope everyone has been watching the markets- as we’ve seen more and more reported prices increasing across the […]

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 […]

Train Derails, Airline Fuselages Plunge Into River Below

July 5, 2014 – The Clark Fork River in Western Montana is making a name for itself after it had a new addition plunge into its waters and shorelines. A train recently derailed 19 cars and 3 of them carrying Boeing 737 Fuselages plummeted into the river below. No one was injured on the scene. Of […]

Scrap Metal Recycling Facts & Figures

America Recycles Day & Scrap Metal Facts

While it can be a simple task to just throw your aluminum can into the recycling bin, do you really know the numbers and figures your are contributing to when it comes to scrap metal recycling. We wanted to give you an idea of how important and huge the metal recycling industry is to our […]

Choosing a Scrapping Resolution

New Year Changes

You were probably like many other scrappers at the end of the year splurging on holiday gifts and gatherings with friends. We know that the money may not seem like it comes so quickly in the winter months, but not to worry with the New Year, the iScrap App Team is here to help you […]

Difference Between Copper & Brass Scrap

Two very common metals that are seen in the scrap industry are copper and brass. Both are a higher value metal and used in a lot of plumbing work and electrical components. While they are similar in places they are used, they are different in what they are made of and the scrap value for […]

Copper Remains High While Oil Prices Rise – 5/12/21

Recycling keeps metals out of our landfills

JUMP TO NON-FERROUS JUMP TO FERROUS   Can You Believe What’s Going On With These Markets? Well, well, well. That just happened. Copper markets have hit all-time record highs. Let’s just take a breath and relax for a second while you absorb that. Wait for it….(breath)…OK let’s get back to business. Copper prices have soared […]

6 Mistakes To Avoid When At The Scrap Yard

Don't get to the scrap yard at closing

When you are ready to head to the scrap yard, avoiding common mistakes can make you more money. Scrapping can get complicated especially when you have a lot of different materials. While we always suggest getting organized and preparing your materials is the best option, there are still other mistakes you want to avoid when you […]