Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.60/lb Updated 06/19/2024
Steel National Average $178.16/ton Updated 06/19/2024
Aluminum National Average $0.48/lb Updated 06/19/2024
Catalytic Converter Average $75.93/each Updated 06/19/2024

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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 and manufacturing scrap to use it as a raw material to manufacture new goods. Scrap metal may be recycled many times without losing any of its properties. It provides the raw material for new goods while emitting far less […]

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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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Maximizing Scrap Profits: Should You Sell to Multiple Yards?

As you become a more seasoned scrapper, you may hopefully realize your volume of material is picking up. While this is almost always good, it may come with a caveat. Your local yard may pay better for one type of material over another. We all know how optimizing profits is a top priority for scrappers. […]

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5 Places To Store Scrap Securely & DIY Storage Options

Ways to Store Your Scrap Securely Collecting and recycling scrap metal is a popular side hustle. However, finding bits of valuable metals is only part of the puzzle. You have to consider how and where you’ll store the scrap finds. (If only to stockpile your metal pieces awaiting better prices in the scrap market and […]

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Optimize and Maximize Profits: A Guide to Organizing Your Scrap Metal

Scrappers know that maintaining an organized workspace is crucial for efficiency and profitability. Whether you work out of a garage, storage unit, or backyard scrap yard, the key to success is keeping your materials organized, labeled, and easily accessible. Let’s explore some simple steps to help you declutter your space, introduce effective storage solutions, and […]

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How To Scrap Ethically and Effectively

Recently, there has been a growing interest in scrapping, whether as a hobby or driven by economic and environmental reasons. As we embark on the quest for valuable metals and materials, we must emphasize the significance of legal and ethical methods when sourcing scrap. We will be delving into the different ways to acquire scrap […]

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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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5 Essential Tools Every Scrapper Needs

When you are searching for scrap metal every day or working on larger jobs on the go, it’s always essential to have the right tools. Having the right tools can be the difference between wasting time and making a profit off materials. As you begin to scrap longer and understand what tools work best for […]

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Increase Scrap Profits With These Must-Have Tools

Based on surveys with scrappers, we’ve compiled the ultimate scrapper’s tool guide using our years of experience, trial and error, and scrapper suggestions. We’re not saying you should have every tool on this list, but these are probably the most common and the most widely used in the scrapper profession. Dismantling and separating your scrap […]

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How To Handle Taxes from Scrap Metal Profits

Right off the bat, we want to preface this conversation by saying we are NOT tax professionals, lawyers, etc. The purpose of this article is to provide context to a question that we see asked over and over again by scrappers: How do we handle taxes from scrap metal profits?  Who Needs To Pay Taxes? […]

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Common Measurements in Scrap Metal Recycling

Scrap metal is an industry of numbers. Prices, weights, net weight, tares, and so many other factors. Knowing how your scrap yard scales operate and all the measurements that go into selling and buying scrap metal is essential. Asking questions at your scrap yard is a good way to find the different regulations or policies […]

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