Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.31/lb Updated 04/18/2024
Steel National Average $203.17/ton Updated 04/18/2024
Aluminum National Average $0.45/lb Updated 04/18/2024
Catalytic Converter Average $74.75/each Updated 04/18/2024

SCRAP NEWS | Copper

This Week’s Scrap Metal Prices & Market News

Scrap Metal Market Update: Surging Copper, Aluminum Signal Strong Sell Report Date: 4/17/2024 Hello Scrappers! This week’s review highlights considerable movements in the scrap metal markets. After a period of stagnation, we have witnessed significant increases in non-ferrous metal prices, particularly copper, which has reached 52-week highs several times despite ongoing weak demand and abundant […]

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3 Surefire Ways To Make More Money Scrapping

By now, you’re well aware that the iScrap App helps you find scrap yards near you and find the recently reported scrap prices, but did you know that we can also make you more money? There are several tips and ways to prepare your scrap metal and collect the right items that can make more […]

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How-To: Scrapping A Car For Parts

Scrappers and scrap yards have their scrap specialty divisions. Some examples are ferrous or non-ferrous metals, which focus only on electronic waste or deal with alloys and high-end metals. Another specialization in the industry is automotive or salvage scrap. For someone new to scrapping, auto parts and other materials from cars could be confusing and overwhelming. Break […]

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Maximizing Your Scrap Metal Earnings

Getting the most money from your scrap metal is one of the most crucial scrapping goals. Find the right resources and ways to maximize your scrap profits, and you will be rolling in the scrap cash. If you want to become a full-time or part-time scrapper, it is essential to do your homework. Otherwise, you […]

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Stock Aluminum BX Wire from RR Yard

Difference Between Steel & Aluminum BX

Which will win for Steel vs. Aluminum BX? As our population increases and more and more buildings are created due to the increased demand, the need for electrical wires to be run only becomes more significant. Let’s discuss the makeup of these wires, shedding light on what they are made of, how to distinguish between […]

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Scrapping a Furnace for Maximum Profit: A Comprehensive Guide

Disposing an old furnace requires careful consideration, as improper disposal can lead to fines in some areas. Due to the size of most units, municipal garbage disposals typically do not pick these up, but if you leave them on your curb, you can also get in trouble with your town. However, scrapping your furnace ensures […]

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Getting Started with Scrap Metal Recycling, What To Look For

Getting started with scrapping and recycling metals can be an overwhelming task for someone who isn’t familiar with the scrap industry. It is also challenging for beginners to find good information to clarify exactly where to start. The iScrap App team has years of experience in the scrap industry and lives and breathes it daily. […]

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What Scrap Metals Are Inside Computers?

As our technology continues to advance through the last few decades, it has significantly changed the value of computers in the scrap industry. For example, some components made of gold inside computers 20 years ago are now being built with less costly options like copper or aluminum. With significant changes like that in computers, the scrap […]

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Is It “OK” To Cheat The Scrap Yard?

We see videos and tips, ask questions, and see it all in the scrap metal community. Great ways to make extra money on your last load of copper wire or convenient ways to save time and money by disassembling computers. On occasion, you probably have even seen some sneaky ways that scrappers cheat their scrap yards […]

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[GUIDE] Maximizing Profits When Stripping Romex® Wire: And A Must-Have Tool To Do It

What is Romex® Wire? Romex® wire is a brand* of non-metallic sheathed cable commonly used for electrical wiring in residential and commercial buildings. It consists of three main components: the grounding wire, positive wire, and negative wire. Common Uses For Romex® Romex® wire is extensively used for electricity distribution in homes and buildings. It is […]

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Different Kinds of Scrap CPU Chips

Many scrappers and community members in our forum have asked us how to determine the differences in CPU chips when they are working with their e-scrap because it is not an easy thing to do…so let’s go over how to do it and how you should sort and separate your CPUs to maximize your profits […]

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How To Scrap Ballasts & Mistakes To Avoid

Ballasts are all over the place…you might not “see” them…but they help you see wherever you are. Inside all types of lights, there are different types of ballasts. From copper to electronic ballasts, they are everywhere and must be looked for when scrapping. There are a few different types of ballasts, and the best way […]

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