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Setting Your Calendar Up For Scrapping Success

Managing your scrap pickups

If you are a part-time or full-time scrapper, it is always a good idea to have an idea of how the local neighborhoods and monthly schedules can affect your scrapping. We have put together some ideas of how you can schedule your scrapping around different times during the week, month, and year. These are some […]

Steel’s Down, But Is It Staying There? – 7/17/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices   What a day it is. Today is a good day to have a good day – unless of course, you are waiting for steel and iron prices to rise. In that case, it is a bad day because we have not seen any upward […]

Things Aren’t Looking So Good… 7/10/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Well, this doesn’t look like it’s going well. With the market dropping $0.10 over the last week, we have seen a rapid decline in the copper pricing. With the market, being a bit of a flux and the iron market decreasing as well, it’s been […]

No News Is Good News – 7/3/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Well, just like that the meeting that we have waited so long for came and went – and it was uneventful (good and bad). We had a feeling that no deal would be struck but what we do have is the reopening of tariff elimination […]

It’s Almost Time… – 6/26/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices It’s Here. The long-anticipated meeting in Japan is on the horizon and we are hoping to come out smelling like a new scrap yard- well, that may be over the top because new yards have no metal in them. The meeting between President Trump and […]

Hope On The Horizon? – 6/19/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Hope Could Be Coming!!! Yesterday we heard that there could be extended trade talks next week between President Trump and President Xi. These extended conversations led to a jump in copper pricing and we are looking forward to more potential jumps soon. See What Has […]

The Only Metal Going Up Is Gold, For Now – 6/12/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Copper! It seems like everyone is wondering about what’s going on with the copper market and instead of talking about it more (we will).  First, we wanted to talk about some of the other factors that are really contributing. The entire world seems to be […]

Stock Market Went Up, So Did Scrap, Right? – 6/5/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices iScrappers! We hope that everyone is enjoying the nice weather and we hope that all that have been or are being affected by the Tornados or the flooding that you are making through as best as possible. With the metal prices being so volatile right […]

Unfortunate Drop For Scrap, Again – 5/29/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Scrap Nation!!! We hope everyone enjoyed a nice Memorial Day and was able to have a barbecue and maybe a couple of drinks. In the last week, we’ve seen the market decline another 1% but the price is continuing to fall. Unfortunately, with these market […]

Tariffs & Trades: Dropping Prices – 5/22/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices Jump To Ferrous Prices   Ugly. This is certainly getting ugly right now. These markets are becoming extremely volatile and with a lot of questions on what’s going to happen with the trade and tariffs negotiations, we have seen them prices declining. Not only has the aluminum and copper market been […]

It’s One Of Those Week’s Again… 5/15/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Good Day!  With Mother’s Day behind us we hope that many of you took care of the important women in your life and had a nice day. To say the least, these markets have been extremely tumultuous with the tariffs leading most headlines as well as […]

Prices Are Dropping, What Does It Mean For You? – 5/8/19

 Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices iScrappers! We hope that everyone has been staying busy and we first want to wish all of the families of the most recent and tragic Colorado shooting our thoughts and prayers, as these things should never happen let alone be happening to children. We hope […]