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Holiday Week Scrap News – 11/25/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Gobble Gobble Copper Gobble!!! First and foremost we would like to wish you a very Happy and Safe Thanksgiving. Wow, 2020 has been quite the roller coaster and we have been happy to see the markets climbing towards the end of the year, as vaccinations are […]

Quick Tips for Scrapping – Part 1

Separate your starters and alternators from other scrap

Quick Scrapping Tips for More Money We know that you don’t have all the time in the world to separate and go through all of your scrap metal items before heading to the scrap yard, so we have some of the quick tips that can help you make more money. These tips are suggestions that […]

8 Tips To Avoid Scrap Yard Receipt Mistakes

Scrapping. It’s a great way to make some extra money on the side or if you are full-time, it’s your way of living. Regardless of how often you are at the scrap yard, it’s important to know the weights and what they mean on your receipts. The iScrap App Team hears stories about how scrap yards […]

Scrap Prices React To Vaccine News – 11/18/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices Jump To Ferrous Prices Good Day to All!  We hope that you, your friends and your families are continuing to be busy, healthy, and safe. With so many things going on right now we know that it’s fun to just talk about scrap sometimes that’s what we intend to do today. […]

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 […]

Will Copper Scrap Jump in 2021? – 11/11/20

🇺🇸 Happy Veteran’s Day! 🇺🇸 Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Good Day Scrap World! We tend to be optimists here at iScrap and we’re optimistic that the copper prices and other metals are going to be strong over the next few years. There are a few things that we are looking […]

Top 8 Places to Find Scrap Copper

Where to find scrap copper

With copper being a highly sought out commodity in the scrap metal industry, it can pay off to know where to look for scrap copper for your haul. Even when the scrap prices are low, copper scrap is still a great item to look for. The iScrap App wants to make sure you know some of […]

Aluminum Heats Up This Week – 11/4/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices We Voted… …and the result was 100% approval for copper prices to go up. Unfortunately, that has not happened as there has been much back and forth movement in the metal and commodity prices this week due to the Presidential Election. Hopefully, by the end of […]

Metal Monday: Sports Can Help With Scrap

Sports of all types have multiple different tools that they use to make them happen. Many of them include metal ones and we want to touch on key sports to look at while scrapping. Baseball/Softball: From the aluminum bats to the fencing around the fields there is a few places you can find metal. Make […]

Beginner’s Guide: Scrapping 101

Getting started with scrapping and recycling metals can be an overwhelming task for someone that isn’t familiar with the scrap industry. It is also difficult to find information that is good for beginners that can clarify exactly where to get started. The iScrap App team has years of experience in the scrap industry and lives […]

How The US Election Could Affect Scrap Prices – 10/28/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Scrappers! We hope that everyone is doing well and of course getting out there and voting. With less than one week left, we know that the commodity prices are going to move one way or another over the coming four years based on different presidential policies […]

Copper Hits 2.5 Year Highs – 10/21/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Good News!!! This is one of those times where reading the phrase good news is not just to catch someone’s eye but is actually good news. We have now seen copper prices rise to 2.5-year highs. Let’s repeat that, copper is now at 2.5-year high. That […]