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Safety Tips – Communicate

Talking with those around you and that you work with is important. Letting the team around you know what is going on will make life much easier when you are trying to get a job done. By having dialogue with those around you, helps so they don’t have to assume. See More Safety Tips

How To Pack Your Truck For The Scrap Yard

We all know that when scrapping it is always important to maximize any and all space that you can. Whether it is material that you are packing in your truck to sell to the scrap yards…or the bins and tools that you are carrying with you to use to help organize and pack. How you […]

Scrapping in the Cold Weather: What You Need

Be prepared to work in cold weather

Most areas in the US and Canada begin to grip for winter and colder months once September comes around every year. While scrapping during the colder months, especially for those areas that are under freezing temperatures most of the winter, it’s important to think warm. There are some important steps and tips to use while […]

7 Places to Find Scrap in the Spring

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Spring is here and that means there are much more opportunities for you to find scrap around your community. There are few places to find scrap in the spring time if you keep an eye out, so you can contribute to the community clean ups and also your pocket. Find Scrap In These Places During The […]

6 Safety Items Needed For Scrapping

When scrapping, it is easy to get excited about a big score and not pay attention to your surroundings and safety when hauling your latest load. It can be easy to get away from safety protocols when you are busy with scrapping but keep the following in mind to prevent injuries that can stop you […]

Best Tips for Driving In The Snow

When the winter time hits, there’s always that first major snowstorm that throws everyone for a loop. People run out to the grocery store pick up the essentials, get their snow plows ready, and prep their shovels and snowblowers. When you are scrapping during the slower winter months, it’s important to keep a few things […]

Scrap Metal 101: Starting to Recycle Your Scrap Metal

Start scrapping today

So you want to start scrapping? You don’t know where to start and it seems overwhelming. That’s where the iScrap App Team jumps in and gives you the rundown of the basics you need to know before you start recycling your scrap metal. Below we have some of the first things to start scrapping and […]

Getting Your Wire Ready for the Scrap Yard

Understanding copper wire grades

Copper wire and other scrap wire is sometimes the most valuable material you could bring to the scrap yard. That’s why you need to make sure you know what you are dealing with and how to prepare it before putting it on the scale. Get wired up and start separating, correctly! Stripping your copper and […]

5 Most Important Items In Your Scrap Truck

5 essential tools every scrapper needs

When you are on the road during the day and constantly looking for your next scrap haul, you never know what equipment or tools you may need to get the job done. Below we have listed 5 items that we think you should ALWAYS have in your scrap truck no matter how big or bigger […]

5 Top Work Boots for Safety & Comfort for Scrapping

When you are working on your feet or constantly traveling for work to collect your scrap metal, work on contractor jobs, working on home improvement, construction, or demolition, it’s important to have the right boots. Like when we’ve talked the importance of buying a good bed and work boots, we wanted to explore some of […]

Motivating Yourself to Scrap Better

Getting motivated to scrap

Like any job, scrapping can be slow and difficult at times. Keeping your eyes set on the reward is what is important. Knowing that a slow day out on the streets, a drop in prices, can quickly be followed by a great large job lead or a quick jump in the market. Don’t Throw In […]

Debunking 4 Scrapping Myths

Learn more about scrap metal and dispel the myths

There are plenty of scrapping tips and helpful YouTube Channels and personalities that can help you increase your profits at the scrap yard. But sometimes some of the information can be lost in translation and forgotten about important things to note when scrapping. Like the cliche goes, time is money and we couldn’t agree more when […]