Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.60/lb Updated 06/18/2024
Steel National Average $178.16/ton Updated 06/18/2024
Aluminum National Average $0.48/lb Updated 06/18/2024
Catalytic Converter Average $75.93/each Updated 06/18/2024

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This Week’s Scrap Metal Prices & Market News

Weekly Scrap Metal Report: Stability in Copper Prices and Market Trends Report Date: 6/12/2024 Hello Scrappers! We’re pleased to report that copper prices have stabilized over the past week after a tumultuous four-week period. Prices have returned to early May levels, bringing much-needed predictability to the market. This stability is crucial for scrap yards and […]

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What Are Cast Iron Radiators?

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

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What Does A Copper Mine Look Like

Where Can We See Raw Copper? As scrappers, we always look for that quick glimmer of the bright orange glow of copper pipe or wire to start collecting for scrap. Copper is a highly recycled item due to its value at scrap yards. However, we wanted to get down to the source and find copper’s […]

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Finding Scrap Metal Online

We want to share some ways you can use your online resources to help find more scrap metal and leads for pick-ups in your area. As a scrapper, trying to drive around looking for pick-ups and handing out cards can be frustrating. Below are some simple ways to spend less than an hour a day […]

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Scrapping Mini-Transformers

You don’t have to be an experienced scrapper to know where to find some mini-transformers you can scrap at your local scrap yard. Mini-transformers can be some good cash, and their weight can increase quickly if you have enough. Got a box of wires in your house and don’t know what to do with them? […]

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What Metals Can You Scrap From A Car?

Whether selling your whole car or taking it apart for scrap, knowing what materials and common scrap metals can be found inside the average vehicle is essential. The iScrap App Team discusses some common metals and materials in a car. Many people know that cars are mostly made of steel, but plenty of other metals, […]

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How Often Do Scrap Prices Change?

If you are new to the scrap metal industry, you may notice that many scrap yards don’t post prices online, or if they do, there is often a disclaimer stating prices can change at any time. As an experienced scrapper, you should be familiar with ever-changing scrap prices and the possibility that they can change […]

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Benefits of Scrapping on the Weekend

Are you a weekend warrior? If you are a scrapper, you should be! Scrapping on the weekends may seem like a bad idea because some yards may be closed, but it is an excellent time to focus on making more money. Scrapping Weekend Warrior Below are some essential things you can do on the weekends […]

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3 Surefire Ways To Make More Money Scrapping

By now, you’re well aware that the iScrap App helps you find scrap yards near you and find the recently reported scrap prices, but did you know that we can also make you more money? There are several tips and ways to prepare your scrap metal and collect the right items that can make more […]

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How-To: Scrapping A Car For Parts

Scrappers and scrap yards have their scrap specialty divisions. Some examples are ferrous or non-ferrous metals, which focus only on electronic waste or deal with alloys and high-end metals. Another specialization in the industry is automotive or salvage scrap. For someone new to scrapping, auto parts and other materials from cars could be confusing and overwhelming. Break […]

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What Is The Best Time To Go To A Scrap Yard?

Timing Is Everything Choosing the best scrap yard based on prices, experience, and location are some of the most important factors when making the most money on your scrap. Something else you may not have considered to make your scrap yard trip easier was the best time of the year, month, or week to bring […]

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Maximizing Your Scrap Metal Earnings

Getting the most money from your scrap metal is one of the most crucial scrapping goals. Find the right resources and ways to maximize your scrap profits, and you will be rolling in the scrap cash. If you want to become a full-time or part-time scrapper, it is essential to do your homework. Otherwise, you […]

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