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Can I Get Money From My Old Catalytic Converter?

CONTACT RRCATS.COM We often hear about catalytic converter theft; these devices contain precious metals like palladium, rhodium, and platinum. The FTC reported that the average catalytic converter has a few hundred dollars worth of these metals. But what happens when your converter has reached the end of its useful life? Can you still get money […]

7 Tips To Find The Best Scrap Yard & Prices

Scrap yards have been around for a long time and play an essential role in recycling. They provide a place for people to sell their unwanted or scrap metal items, which are then melted down and reused. There are many types of scrap yards, from small family-run businesses to large commercial operations. When choosing a […]

Full-Time Scrapping: Is It An Option For You?

With the job market in a frenzy after the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are left searching for ways to make ends meet. People were laid off, while others decided to walk away from unsatisfactory work situations.  Metal scrapping can be a great way to make extra cash. But can you make a living off of […]

9 High Value Auto Parts for Scrap Recycling

Most Valuable Scrap Items from a Car  “One man’s trash is another man’s valuable possession.” The old saying is significant with vehicles. You have your old boring car, but someone else is looking for such a car for reasons better known to them. You could be having an old car and thinking of trashing it […]

How Supply Chain Issues Affect Scrap Prices

While the market size for the scrap metal industry is projected to grow by 8.3% in 2022, the sector is facing a significant challenge; surging prices. As of 2021, the process of iron and steel rose to approximately $435 per metric ton. This is almost double the $228 price for the previous year.  Depending on […]

Selling Your Catalytic Converter for the Most Money

Where can I sell my catalytic converter for the most money? Looking to sell your catalytic converter but don’t know where to start? The Team at iScrap App is here to help. Suppose you’ve got a used, broken, or otherwise scrap catalytic converter on your hands. In that case, you should know they’ve recently become […]

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 […]

6 Mistakes To Avoid When At The Scrap Yard

Don't get to the scrap yard at closing

When you are ready to head to the scrap yard, avoiding common mistakes can make you more money. Scrapping can get complicated especially when you have a lot of different materials. While we always suggest getting organized and preparing your materials is the best option, there are still other mistakes you want to avoid when you […]

Hurricane Sandy: A Scrapper’s View

Hurricane Sandy produced enormous levels of scrap

Tom Buechel, creator of the iScrap App had a very unique set of circumstances heading in the week of Hurricane Sandy sweeping through his region of residence and business. Below are his thoughts and adventures through the crisis. “Hoboken, NJ –  Here I was 2000 miles away from home and the biggest storm to hit […]

Metal Monday: Cast Iron Radiators

Radiators…so many types and from so many places. Radiators are used not only to heat things up…but also to help cool things down. Depending on the type of radiator that you are talking about will affect what type of material that you have. Cast Iron radiators are generally found in older homes and have hot […]

7 Hacks That Will Make Your More Money Scrapping

People are always looking for little shortcuts to get a few extra bucks out of their scrap metal with and we are here to help out. With so much money at risk by not knowing how to sort or separate a few different types of scrap metals you have to really be on top of […]

Metal Monday: Finding The Best Scrap Metal Tips

Tips on Scrapping?!?! Well…finding tips on scrapping online has become a very easy thing…but finding GOOD and worthwhile tips is not as easy. A lot of people have asked us what makes us qualified for giving so many tips and that is a great question to go over. Where To Find The Best Scrap Metal […]