[INFOGRAPHIC] 9 Tips To Make More Money on Scrap Metal

Best tips to make more money when recycling scrap metal

Looking for top tips for scrapping? The iScrap App Team has put together a visual guide to help you make more money on your scrap metal. These simple tips can make a HUGE difference in the value of your metal at your scrap yard. The iScrap App Team has put together some helpful tips to […]

6 Preventative Measures for Scrap Metal Theft

Keep your scrap out of sight

One of the biggest problems in the scrap metal industry is theft. There are constant news articles of the latest thieves getting caught on camera and those that got away, this time. State & federal governments across the world are aggressively trying to battle the increase of copper thefts with legislation. As a scrapper, contractor, […]

How To: Destroy, Recycle, & Scrap Hard Drives

properly scrapping hard drives

Hard drives. You use them, you need them, but do you know what to do with them when you are done with them? Let’s first talk about what they are and what they do for you. Hard drives are used to store information like documents, files, pictures, and music among many other things. When you […]

12 Household Items You Can Bring To Your Scrap Yard

When you are looking to make some extra cash by recycling scrap metal with your local yard, it can be as simple as finding items around your house. We have a guide of some common items that can be found throughout your house that can be brought to your local scrap yard. Most scrap yards […]

How Much Gold Can You Get From Cell Phones?

Cell phones have been around for decades, it sounds funny to read but it is true. Even before Zach Morris in Saved By The Bell, cell phones existed. Some of earliest cell phones can be traced to the 1970’s and were “car phones,” but nonetheless were mobile and on the go. Now cell phones have […]

Truck Safety & Maintenance Could Save You Money

Keep your stash safe

Keeping good care of your scrapping truck (or vehicle) is important to maintaining a solid way to transport your scrap to the scrap yards. Having the right safety features and techniques in mind also make your scrapping a lot easier for everyone involved. Truck Safety Tips for Scrapping Personal Safety – To maintain the level of safety […]

5/17/17 Scrap Price Report: Prices Are Stable

iScrappers!!! We hope that you are staying busy, enjoying the weather, and scrapping scrapping scrapping!!! Over the last few months we have been working on a new layout for you, the scrapper, and on Monday we updated our site, www.iScrapApp.com to show it. Make sure you check out how easy it is to add prices, […]

5/3/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Hit Hard

Good Day iScrappers! With the markets in a bit of  tail spin we are doing this report a day after our video update, but nonetheless here we go! We have some news regarding copper markets this week getting hit hard with some drops and also price updates for other materials. Non-Ferrous Scrap Markets Copper has […]

Scrap Metal News: Oil Prices & $600,000 of Gold

This month we have a few articles and notable media outlets contributing to the market news about scrap metal and also what is going on with the economy. Many of recent news reports about oil can affect the overall commodities market, including scrap metal. Browse below for more information. Oil Prices Surging – Give Hopes In […]

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 that were made of gold inside computers 20 years ago are now being built with a less-costly option like copper or even aluminum. With major changes like that in […]

Where Can You Find Scrap Metal?

Looking for scrap metal can be a daunting task, especially if you are new to the scrapping world. While it’s easy to say you can find scrap “everywhere”, there are some more common places you can find various types of metal for recycling. Where Are The Best Places To Find Scrap Metal? One of the […]

4/5/17 Scrap Price Update: Steel Prices Drop

No fooling…April is already here scrappers! We cannot believe it either but we have made it through what was a crazy first quarter for 2017 and proved to make us second doubt and even think three times about what was going on part of the time. The markets are all over the place and with […]