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What Scrap Metals Can Be Found In A Car?

Whether you are selling your whole car or you are taking it apart for scrap, it is important to know what materials and common scrap metals can be found inside the average vehicle. The iScrap App Team discusses some of the common metals and materials that are found within a car. Many people know that […]

The Good, Bad, & Ugly of Mining Metals

Mining for metals is an essential part of the growth of the economy but also a trivial part of the environment. But recycling metals to help reduce the necessity of mining for raw materials is important and can also have an environmental impact. However, when new mines are being built and current ones are producing […]

Top Products To Protect Your Smartphone While Scrapping

protect your smartphone with an otterbox case

In today’s society, one of the common items for most people to carry is their smartphone. Not only are smartphones great for communication through calls, text, social media, and more, but they are a great resource for about everything you need. Need to find a restaurant? There’s an app for that! Need to call a […]

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

Scrap Metal Industry Leading Resources

Visit this website to learn about scrap laws in your state

If you are looking to get some more information from resources in the scrap metal industry, we have the best places for you to get information, no matter what you’re looking for. From regulations, to laws, to news, to scrap yard listings, to scrap equipment, we have it all. Whether you are a scrapper, a […]

Gold Recovery Instructions & Video for RAM Boards

How to recover gold from Memory boards

With our friend Mike the Scrapper recently putting up some great videos about gold refining, he decided to share the written instructions so you could follow along and see the procedure in action. Like Mike states in the video, please do NOT attempt this at home. These are serious chemicals and could cause a lot of damage […]

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 […]

What Not To Do…While Scrapping

Don't give scrapping a bad name by stealing

While you are recycling your scrap metal with the local yards, you want to be sure you are following the right ways of doing things according to your yard and the local authorities. Many people associate crooks and thieves with the scrap industry, so this is your opportunity to rise above the critics and show why scrapping […]

Scrap Metal Safety Tips

Safety tools

Scrappers have some of the most interesting jobs throughout their work weeks. One day they could be trash picking or dumpster diving and the next day they could be demolishing an old home. Life is unpredictable when you are a scrapper and that’s why we love it. Scrap Metal Safety Tips: Scrap Smart & Safe Although […]

Collecting Scrap Metal From Hoarders

Separating trash from scrap

Hoarding can be a bit messy but could also be a scrapper’s paradise. Many scrappers head out on the road to find the latest load waiting on the curbside. Sometimes you may never have to leave the comfort of your own home to find some scrap sitting around. While some scrappers have already cleaned out […]

Make Your Scrap Yard Trip Easy and Efficient

Navigating your scrap metal trips

Going to the scrap yard with a large load of scrap can be quite overwhelming for the scrapper and the scrap yard. There are some ways to prepare and keep in mind to make your trip to the scrap yard quick and easy. Make your trip to the scrap yard and easy and successful one! […]

Scrapping in Teams

working as a team

  Many scrappers automatically think that they can only scrap by themselves, in fear of competition. Well, that’s not the case. Here at iScrap App, we like to the think, “Those that scrap together, cash in together.” Start working with others to make your scrapping more worthwhile. There are many ways that scrappers can work […]