How Your Clothes Are Exactly Like Scrap Metals

It is funny because we always talk about different types of scrap metals and how to dress while scrapping, but we wanted to combine the two for a fun comparison, so let’s see how it works. Pants or Steel Pants are one of the first things that you put on in the morning, and because […]

2/20/18 Scrap Metal Report: Copper Dropped, Brass Is Strong

Hey Scrappers! With Presidents’ Day behind us, we start to have a beginning of market coming about. With the price is still remaining steady, we have been very optimistic and continue to be optimistic going into the rest of the first quarter of 2018. This week with the holiday we have an abbreviated version of […]

2/14/18 Scrap Price Report: Did Copper Prices Recover?

Happy Valentine’s Day Scrappers! With the holiday of love here, we hope that you will be loving some of the news that will be bringing you today. With copper prices up about $0.08 this week, we are happy to see the prices are recovering after last week’s drop, and hopefully, they will be rising along […]

2/8/18 Scrap Price Report: Market Turmoil

Good Day Scrappers!!! Despite the stock market in turmoil over the last week, we have been very happy with the metal prices and hope to see the strength of commodities continue for the first quarter of this year. Many people have asked us what’s going on with the stock market, but it’s very complicated question […]

1/31/18 Scrap Price Report: Is A Calm Market A Good Thing?

Hi Scrappers! With the market being a little flat during the last week we have seen a lot of positive changes coming in the recent days. We have seen copper prices rebound and have become stronger than they were last week. Steel prices have leveled out after the price drop that we saw, and we […]

1/26/18 Scrap Price Report: Unstable Copper Market?

Good day!!! We hope that markets have been treating you well, that you have been able to see an increase in your scrap as we’ve seen an increase in the overall market demand right now. Overall we have seen a very nice jump almost through the first few months of 2018. With many people asking […]

1/18/18 Scrap Price Report: Steel Prices Are Strong

Good Day iScrappers! With the markets continuing to push ahead and the stock markets rising what seems like every day we continue to hope that 2018 turns out to stay on this strong path. With precious metals being such a talk of the town lately, we wanted to go a little into how precious metal […]

1/10/18 Scrap Price Report: Did Copper Hit 4-Year High?

iScrappers! We welcome you to our second week of 2018 and we hope that you have continued to stay warm and enjoy these prices that are really heating up. With oil prices up, copper prices up, and with the markets for steel seeming to be holding steady if not increasing we are really optimistic going […]

Common Measurements in Scrap Metal Recycling

Scrap metal is an industry of numbers. Prices, weights, net weight, tares, and so many other factors. It’s important to know how your scrap yard scales operate and be knowledgeable about all the measurements that go into selling and buying scrap metal. Asking questions at your scrap yard is a good way to find the […]

1/3/18 Scrap Price Report: Markets Are Going Up

Good Day iScrappers and Happy New Years! With the markets almost back in full swing, we will continue to monitor what the prices will do in 2018 and hope that it mimics what we saw back in 2017. With the oil markets continuing to push on, and such positive news coming in the metals markets […]

12/28/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Hits 3-Year Highs

Happy New Year iScrappers! For those of you that had Santa come to their house, we hope that Christmas was an enjoyable and you were able to enjoy a day or two off from the scrapping world! With Christmas behind us, New Years fast approaching we have been given one more gift and that is […]

8 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 […]