Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.54/lb Updated 05/27/2024
Steel National Average $204.47/ton Updated 05/27/2024
Aluminum National Average $0.47/lb Updated 05/27/2024
Catalytic Converter Average $75.93/each Updated 05/27/2024


What Metals Can You Scrap From A Car?

Whether selling your whole car or taking it apart for scrap, knowing what materials and common scrap metals can be found inside the average vehicle is essential. The iScrap App Team discusses some common metals and materials in a car. Many people know that cars are mostly made of steel, but plenty of other metals, […]

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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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What Scrap Metals Are Inside Computers?

As technology has advanced over 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 metals […]

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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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Where Can You Find Scrap Metal?

Looking for scrap metal can be daunting, 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 main reasons […]

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How Do Scrap Yards Work?

So you may be wondering how scrap yards work, what the process of recycling scrap metal includes, what to do when you go to a scrap yard, and what happens when you leave a scrap yard. Below are some basic ways and expectations when visiting your local scrap yard. Who Come To Scrap Yards? The […]

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How Do You Scrap A Laptop?

If you want to recycle your laptop and scrap it for extra money, there are a few things to remember and ways to maximize profit at the scrap yard. Laptops don’t have a very long life if you use them as your everyday computer; on average, they last to their full potential for about five […]

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Metal Monday: New Year’s & Gold

With the New Year here, we want to talk about one of the metals that we all want to make our New Year’s resolution: Gold. Where to find it and how to sell it are major questions that people ask us, and we want to answer them. The answer is…We don’t know!!! We say that half-jokingly, […]

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5 Ways To Scrap or Recycle Cell Phones

So you have old cell phones sitting around the house, or you see them at garage sales or even in the trash; these are great items for scrapping! Not all scrap yards will take the cell phones, but we suggest doing some smart things to make them worth it. Tips for Phone Scrapping Other electronics […]

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Getting Cold? Save These Metals To Scrap Indoors To Keep Earning All Winter

Winter is here, and for the seasoned scrappers among us, it’s time to switch gears and adapt our strategies to the season’s slower pace. As a scrapper, the winter months can bring unique opportunities for maximizing profits and tackling projects requiring more time and attention. In this list, we’ll explore the types of scrap you […]

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How Do You Scrap A Computer?

Many homeowners have a desktop computer in their house. Finding a place to recycle your old computer can be difficult if you want to upgrade to a laptop. After you have found a local scrap yard that accepts electronic waste or e-waste, you can bring your computer to be scrapped. Scrap yards will usually NOT […]

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Guide for Scrapping Hard Drives

Many scrappers come across hard drives when scrapping desktop computer towers or laptops. There are some easy ways to make an extra buck on the hard drives you collect. Below, we have a guide on scrapping Hard Drives and the other components from your computers: Guide for Scrapping Hard Drives You can prepare and deliver […]

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