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How Scrap Is Being Affected from Coronavirus – 1/29/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Good Day Scrappers! Talk about a change over a two week period. We have seen some crazy price swings over the last eight trading days and they were all due to this outbreak of the coronavirus in China. We’ve seen the copper market drop $0.25 per […]

How-To: Strip Copper Wire for Scrap

Copper wire comes in multiple formats

Copper is one of the most sought-after metals in the scrap industry. It comes in various shapes and sizes from pipe, wire, plate, electronics, and more. With our technology ever-growing, we have more electronics around us daily, which means more copper wire for scrap available. Having copper wire for recycling can be very valuable to […]

New Year’s Resolutions for Scrapping

get started scrapping this new year

This New Year is a perfect time to get back on track with your scrapping. Whether you are a part-time or full-time scrapper, it can always pay off to get your priorities back in order to make more money. When you are scrapping, the ultimate goal is to make more money. Collect More Scrap. Separate […]

Steel Continues Its Climb – 12/4/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Scrappy Holidays!  We’d like to wish everyone a very happy and safe holiday season as the holidays have kicked off and we hope that everyone has enjoyed the beginning of it. It seems like day-to-day we have a see-saw effect with the markets, news, and pricing […]

The Best Thanksgiving Memes This Year

Thanksgiving fun 4 all

The iScrap App Team would like to wish you, your family, and friends a very Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy your company and food, but more important these great memes! Related Articles: Best Tips for Driving In The Snow The Effects of Snow & Winter on the Scrap Industry Winter Greetings From Canada!

No Tricks, All Scrap Prices – 10/30/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Scrappy Halloween! Hopefully, you’re looking for more treats than tricks this Halloween and you’re able to find some good scrap hiding in the bushes or wherever it is you may find it today. We hope that everyone has been staying busy and continuing to follow […]

Copper Falls Again… – 10/2/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Scrap of the day to you!  We hope that everyone has been busy and has been finding lots of new accounts and trying to weather the storm of a market that seems to be turning in the wrong direction week by week. Unfortunately, in the last […]

Setting Your Calendar Up For Scrapping Success

Managing your scrap pickups

If you are a part-time or full-time scrapper, it is always a good idea to have an idea of how the local neighborhoods and monthly schedules can affect your scrapping. We have put together some ideas of how you can schedule your scrapping around different times during the week, month, and year. These are some […]

Hope On The Horizon? – 6/19/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Hope Could Be Coming!!! Yesterday we heard that there could be extended trade talks next week between President Trump and President Xi. These extended conversations led to a jump in copper pricing and we are looking forward to more potential jumps soon. See What Has […]

It’s One Of Those Week’s Again… 5/15/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Good Day!  With Mother’s Day behind us we hope that many of you took care of the important women in your life and had a nice day. To say the least, these markets have been extremely tumultuous with the tariffs leading most headlines as well as […]

8 Must-Have Tools for Big Time Scrappers

This is one of those things that you do not want to read – but have to because you know how valuable some of these tools are. Like Grandpa always said, “You need the right tool for the right job.” How true is that? Some Tools Are So Expensive! Buying new tools is expensive, and […]

Review of 2018 In Scrap & Outlook for 2019

As 2018 has 4 days left it is time to sit and think about what is to come- our hope is higher scrap prices. After seeing a roaring come back of copper and steel throughout different periods of 2018 we also saw large drops happen. With the markets reacting in 2018 largely due to the […]