1/4/17 Scrap Price Update: RAM Boards & Copper Prices

Happy New Years and Welcome to 2017 iScrappers!!! We hope that you had an enjoyable holiday season and were able to spend a lot of time with your family, friends, and stopping by your neighborhood scrap yards to cash in! With the New Year up and in full swing we are able to get ready […]

6 Money-Making Tips for Organizing Your Scrap

bins are useful for separating your scrap

We always mentioned how important it is to separate your scrap metals before heading to the yard. We can’t stress that enough for many reasons. It makes the operation of unloading and weighing up easier, usually will make you more money by separating your metals, therefore you make more money! Win-win for everyone! Knowing Your […]

12/14/16 Scrap Price Update: Prices Remain High

Hey iScrappers! With only 11 days until Christmas we hope that you have been able to enjoy these great copper prices and have seen your scrap yards increase all of their prices over the last few weeks. The prices remain high considering how low they have been this year in scrap, but we can only […]

Different Kinds of CPU Chips For Scrap

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 […]

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 […]

How Do You Scrap A Laptop?

If you are looking to recycle your laptop and scrap it for some extra money there are a few things to keep in mind and a few ways to make the maximum profit at the scrap yard. Laptops don’t have a very long life if you are using them as your everyday computer, on average […]

7 Most Common Places to Find Scrap Copper Wire

When you are scrapping different materials and items, you will often find scrap copper wire that can be removed from the equipment and separated to scrap later on. Whether you scrap your insulated copper by itself or take time to strip it, making sure to set it aside, as it can be valuable for your scrap […]

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 […]

8/25/16 Scrap Price Update: 3rd Week Ferrous Prices Jump

Hey iScrappers! In the last week we have seen the copper market take a bit of a beating with prices dropping about $0.10 per lb overall. After the nice climb that we saw for the last month or so this is disappointing news but as scrappers…we know that you can bear it, but with steel […]

What is E-Scrap & Where Can It Be Found?

e-scrap

About 2,205 pounds (or one metric ton) of electronic scrap from personal computers contains more gold than that recovered from 17 tons of gold ore according to ISRI. With Americans discarding an average of 130,000 personal computers every day and our government disposing of almost 10,000 computers every week, there is a lot of electronic […]