Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.60/lb Updated 06/17/2024
Steel National Average $178.16/ton Updated 06/17/2024
Aluminum National Average $0.48/lb Updated 06/17/2024
Catalytic Converter Average $75.93/each Updated 06/17/2024

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Is It “OK” To Cheat The Scrap Yard?

We see videos and tips, ask questions, and see it all in the scrap metal community. Great ways to make extra money on your last load of copper wire or convenient ways to save time and money by disassembling computers. On occasion, you probably have even seen some sneaky ways that scrappers cheat their scrap yards […]

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5 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Scrapping Metal

Are You Making These Mistakes With Your Scrap? With scrap prices constantly changing and not knowing exactly where they are headed, we at the iScrap App must help you make the most from your scrap. We want you to make the most money from your scrap metal, and some of the mistakes listed below can […]

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How Do You Scrap A Laptop?

If you want to recycle your laptop and scrap it for extra money, there are a few things to remember and ways to maximize profit at the scrap yard. Laptops don’t have a very long life if you use them as your everyday computer; on average, they last to their full potential for about five […]

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When Are Scrap Prices Going Up?

Like many others in the scrap industry, you’re probably wondering, “When are scrap prices going up?”. If we knew the answer, we would have a private island in the middle of the Caribbean. While that’s not the answer you were probably looking for, we can tell you one thing: we know what we know TODAY. Below […]

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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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How Do You Scrap A Computer?

Many homeowners have a desktop computer in their house. Finding a place to recycle your old computer can be difficult if you want to upgrade to a laptop. After you have found a local scrap yard that accepts electronic waste or e-waste, you can bring your computer to be scrapped. Scrap yards will usually NOT […]

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Guide for Scrapping Hard Drives

Many scrappers come across hard drives when scrapping desktop computer towers or laptops. There are some easy ways to make an extra buck on the hard drives you collect. Below, we have a guide on scrapping Hard Drives and the other components from your computers: Guide for Scrapping Hard Drives You can prepare and deliver […]

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How To Take Apart Scrap Computers (Step-by-Step Guide)

One of the most sought-after electronic scrap items is desktop computer towers for the high value of their components and because they are straightforward and easy to come across when scraping. Computers can be scrapped as a whole unit, but you will make more money if the time is used to take them apart for […]

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How To Tell The Difference Between Aluminum And Stainless Steel

This question is usually a mystery, especially when you first start scrapping, but it can get tricky when you come across odd items. Aluminum and stainless steel, while it may seem like they are easy to tell apart, aren’t always the case. Regarding the value of aluminum and stainless steel scrap, they are usually close […]

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What Is 6061 Aluminum Scrap?

When it comes to scrap metal, aluminum is a material that frequently finds its way into the hands of scrappers. One particular aluminum alloy that scrappers often encounter is 6061 aluminum. In this blog post, we’ll delve into what 6061 aluminum is, common uses for scrappers, how to clean it, and how it differs from […]

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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. 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 sometimes […]

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4 Fall Driving Safety Tips – Be Safe on the Roads

Now that the leaves are turning and the cold weather is creeping in, it’s time to start thinking about your next Fall scrap load! To ensure that you keep safety as your number one priority, we have added some helpful tips for when you are hauling scrap in Fall weather. Remember safety first so you, your […]

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