SCRAP NEWS | Metal Monday

Do Stable Copper Prices Mean Increase Is Coming? – 7/8/2020

Copper prices are UP. Mic drop. We wish that we had the ability to say that every single week but let’s enjoy it as it comes. With the copper markets continuing to stay strong and increase to 2020 highs and nearing highs that we haven’t seen in the last year…it’s been a very positive sign for the recovery stages.

Are Prices Heating Up This Summer? – 6/17/2020

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices GreeTings Scrap World! Scrap prices are up. That’s exactly how we want to start every single weekly report but we can use it this week and we hope that you have been able to cash in on some of the increases. With the market climbing and […]

Metal Monday: Tips On Separating Scrap Wires

Mixes of wire are common when you are working on jobsites and sometimes it is easier to sell the mixes as-is then it is to separate and sort them out. We talked to multiple scrappers who have done both sorting and separating and depending on what types of wires are mixed together you have to […]

Metal Monday: Catalytic Converters

Looking to scrap your catalytic converters?

Ever wonder what the history of catalytic converters but you are too worried about ruining it by cutting it open? Let us tell you all about them today. Catalytic converters are a standard on all cars that were made in the mid 1970’s and were made to cut down on pollution from the automobile industry. […]

Copper Hasn’t Moved…Yet – 10/9/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Who’s ready for tariff talk round 75,753!!! Here we are on the eve of the tariff negotiations, beginning to start again between the United States and China. With so many political tensions rising up both in China and Hong Kong and domestically in the United States, […]

The Only Metal Going Up Is Gold, For Now – 6/12/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Copper! It seems like everyone is wondering about what’s going on with the copper market and instead of talking about it more (we will).  First, we wanted to talk about some of the other factors that are really contributing. The entire world seems to be […]

Copper Is Dropping…Fast – 5/2/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Good Day iScrappers! Sorry, we’re a bit late… Every year when we do this report there are always 2 to 3 weeks that are not fun to report on and this is one of those weeks. With the market in a bit of disarray and in […]

Oil Prices Surge, What’s It Mean For Scrap? – 4/24/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Welcome!!! We hope that many of you Enjoyed a nice Easter or Passover and had some quality time with your families. We have been aggressively tracking the market as best as possible and it seems that the economy is really doing well which is helping a […]

How To Scrap Pewter & Where To Find It

Pewter is another alloy that is very strange and has all types of forms. Pewter can be made into dishes, bowls, silverware, but generally you will see pewter in decorative features. You won’t go to Walmart or Sears to buy silverware for your home made from pewter…but if you find it in scrap it could […]

Metal Monday: Dirty Stainless Steel Scrap

Dirty stainless steel. You find it, you see it, you sell it. Pretty simple right? You probably see some of the small amount of contaminants on it and think to yourself that there won’t be a big discount for small amounts of material, but you never know. Then you get to the scrap yard, you […]

Metal Monday: Scrapping Dirty Stainless Steel

Dirty stainless steel. You find it, you see it, you sell it. Pretty simple right? You probably see some of the small amount of contaminants on it and think to yourself that there won’t be a big discount for small amounts of material, but you never know. How Do You Scrap Dirty Stainless Steel? Then […]

Metal Monday Tip: Quickest Way For Scrap Money

What is the quickest way to make money with scrap metal? We were asked that question recently and it is a difficult one to actually answer. We always like to see people making the most money with their scrap metal instead of the quickest way to make money, but we also know that time = […]