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This Week’s Scrap Metal Prices & Market News

Don’t Want To Miss Reports? SUBSCRIBE HERE Quick Jump In Copper, But Will It Last? ALSO: Don’t Expect 2021 Prices Anytime Soon… Report Date: 10/6/22 Over the last week and a half, we’ve seen a crazy market across all spectrums, with ups and downs on extreme levels. On the stock market side of things, we […]

Where Are Scrap Prices After First Half of 2022?

The First Half of 2022 is Over! That means it’s time for our team to summarize where the markets have been and where we think they are heading for the second half of 2022. Aluminum Scrap Prices in 2022 The darling of the first quarter has dropped down by over 35% this year overall. We […]

Are Scrap Prices Slipping? – 4/20/22

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS Happy Day Scrappers! Today we would love to give you about 420 reasons we love copper. But with many scrap yards across the country paying $4.20/lb for items like bare bright, we are going to let those scrap yards and numbers do the talking. With the price […]

How Does the Scrap Metal Recycling Industry Work?

Scrap metal recycling is the process of recovering and processing scrap metal from end-of-life items or structures, as well as manufacturing scrap, to use it as a raw material in the manufacture of new goods. It may be recycled many times without losing any of its properties. It provides the raw material for new goods while […]

What Scrap Metals Can Be Found In A Car?

Whether you are selling your whole car or you are taking it apart for scrap, it is important to know what materials and common scrap metals can be found inside the average vehicle. The iScrap App Team discusses some of the common metals and materials that are found within a car. Many people know that […]

Helping The Environment While Recycling Metal

KEEPING METALS OUT OF THE LANDFILL

Scrap metal recycling has become a part-time job for unemployed workers and an additional income stream for many individuals and businesses over the past few years. Not only does scrap metal recycling add green to your pocket, but it also helps to keep our environment clean and free from pollution. It keeps the “Green” Movement […]

Why You’ll See More Scrap With Down Markets

You'll find more scrap when the scrap prices are low.

With the recent scrap prices, especially steel prices dropping to 7-year lows, it is frustrating and a challenge to continue scrapping. After hearing stories and communicating with several scrappers on our YouTube and Facebook pages, it seems a lot of people can’t afford to continue to scrap. Steel prices are so low that some scrap […]

How To Take Apart A Scrap Industrial Transformer

When you are looking to make the most money on your scrap transformer, we almost always suggest taking apart at least the copper transformers, and you should consider taking apart the aluminum ones if you have the right time/experience/tools.

Scrap Metal 101: Starting to Recycle Your Scrap Metal

Start scrapping today

So you want to start scrapping? You don’t know where to start and it seems overwhelming. That’s where the iScrap App Team jumps in and gives you the rundown of the basics you need to know before you start recycling your scrap metal. Below we have some of the first things to start scrapping and […]

Face It, Your Car Is Ready For Scrap Heaven

scrapping your car

The car recycling industry is a big industry across the world, and can contribute to many different industries that cover both the recycling and salvaging of cars. If you are looking to scrap a car or vehicle there are a few directions you can go in to make some scrap money from it. It really […]

What Will President Trump Do For Scrap Metal?

By now you have heard all of the questions from the media and country about what plans President Trump has for the US economy and seemingly deteriorating infrastructure. With Donald Trump taking office on January 20, 2017 as the 45th President, we have some questions of our own about how his plans are going to affect the […]

How Do You Scrap A Microwave?

When you are cleaning out your apartment or one of your kids accidentally heated a thermos in your microwave and it combusted, it may be a good time to scrap it. Microwaves are also a very common item to find while scrap hunting in your neighborhood. Often times people just place them on the curb […]