Get Price Updates Emailed To You SUBSCRIBE HERE After Continuous Climbs, Steel Drops ALSO: Copper Is Steady…Still. Report Date: 3/29/23 Hey Scrappers! Another week for scrap and another week of small movements- just the way we like it going into the rest of the week. Looking at the market, we started to look beyond some […]
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2022 Fourth Quarter & Where Scrap Prices Are Heading
Reports Sent To Your Inbox SUBSCRIBE HERE Don’t Get Too Excited About 2023 ALSO: Elections Will Affect Scrap Prices Report Date: 10/19/22 Going into the fourth quarter, we’ll see a lot of questions, primarily until the midterm elections are sorted out. On top of that, everyone continues to talk about recession, recession, recession, and […]
How Do You Get Paid for Scrap Metal?
We’ve all seen people at the grocery store bring bottles and cans to the recycle bin and get their money back. But what most people don’t know is that you can get paid for other types of recyclable materials – like scrap metal. You might be surprised to hear that the scrap metal industry is […]
Where Are Scrap Prices After First Half of 2022?
The First Half of 2022 is Over! That means it’s time for our team to summarize where the markets have been and where we think they are heading for the second half of 2022. Aluminum Scrap Prices in 2022 The darling of the first quarter has dropped down by over 35% this year overall. We […]
How To Use the iScrap App
One of the most convenient ways to find local scrap yards and sellers is the iScrap app. It’s a free app available for both Android and Apple devices, and it’s used by many in the scrap industry. In this post, we’ll go over some of the basics of using the app. Whether you’re new to […]
Top 9 Industries That Affect Scrap Metal Markets & Prices
Scrap metal industries focus on reducing, reusing, and recycling. You’ll find that the sector is vital in eliminating our wastes and reducing carbon footprints. One of the questions that we keep asking is whether the metals market is going up or down anytime soon. In most cases, you notice how quickly the scrap metals change. […]
Copper Prices See All-Time High, But Why?
Why has the copper market shot up so fast? The Ukrainian and Russian conflict is causing all of the price gaugings that we have seen since the initial invasion of Ukraine. These world events will generally have significant ripple effects across the markets and commodities, especially when you start to consider the oil effect that […]
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 […]
10 Things Your Scrap Yard Probably Won’t Accept
Are you new to scrapping or perhaps have some things you’d love to take to your local scrap yard? If yes, you may be on to something. Whether it’s consistently or for a one-off deal, selling scrap metal can give you decent returns. But before you begin scrapping, you should familiarize yourself with the critical […]
2022 Scrap Price Outlook Series – By iScrap App & RRCats.com
Wondering where scrap prices are heading in 2022? Watch this year’s outlook and find out what factors are changing prices for several key scrap metals including: 2022 Scrap Price Outlook for Copper 2022 Scrap Price Outlook for Aluminum 2022 Scrap Price Outlook for Catalytic Converters 2022 Scrap Price Outlook for Steel & Iron Watch the […]
iScrap App Creator Tom Buechel to Speak at RECY Systems
International Customer Meeting in Germany Rockaway, NJ Tom Buechel, creator of the iScrap App which is changing the scrap metal recycling industry, will speak at RECY Systems International Customer Meeting on September 30, 2011, in Munich, Germany. The iScrap App and RECY Systems are beginning the initial steps to integrate the iScrap App software into […]
Scrap Yard Employee Cracks Open A Treasure
At this scrap yard in Norway a yard employee was working and noticed a safe that was dumped at the facility. With the use of his excavator he ripped the front of the safe open at the end of his shift and found 117,000 kroner or $16,000 in 6 bags inside. Originally he thought of […]