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Copper Steadies, Steel Dips – 1/15/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Hey iScrappers! Two weeks into the New Year and here we are celebrating an increase in copper prices, the trade deal that’s actually signed, and hopefully a little bit of an uptick in the aluminum market in the next few months. Overall the markets have been […]

Welcome to 2020, Is Steel The Meal? – 1/8/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices   As Barbara Walters famously said, “Welcome to 2020.” 2020 has certainly started off with a bang with multiple pieces of news going on around the world from problems in the Middle East to fires in Australia. Our stance is that we hope that everyone remains […]

Looking Inside a Catalytic Converter

Catalytic Converters have been a hot topic in scrap lately. With several types of precious metals inside like platinum, palladium, and rhodium, they have been a high-valued commodity. How Much Are Scrap Catalytic Converters Worth? The prices of catalytic converters vary from $0 to even over $800 at times! That wide range of value is […]

Is Copper Still Jumping? – 12/18/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Happy Holidays!!! We’d like to wish everyone a very happy and safe Holiday Season. With Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s right around the corner, it’s crazy to think that 2019 is almost already over. What 2020 holds has yet to be seen, but with what we […]

How-To: Strip Copper Wire for Scrap

Copper wire comes in multiple formats

Copper is one of the most sought-after metals in the scrap industry. It comes in various shapes and sizes from pipe, wire, plate, electronics, and more. With our technology ever-growing, we have more electronics around us daily, which means more copper wire for scrap available. Having copper wire for recycling can be very valuable to […]

Copper Sees Big Increase – 12/11/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Scrappy Holidays! Can you believe that it’s already December and it’s almost the middle of December? What has happened in the last 11+ months blows our minds, but at least we have seen some good early presents coming for the holiday season. With the copper prices […]

New Year’s Resolutions for Scrapping

get started scrapping this new year

This New Year is a perfect time to get back on track with your scrapping. Whether you are a part-time or full-time scrapper, it can always pay off to get your priorities back in order to make more money. When you are scrapping, the ultimate goal is to make more money. Collect More Scrap. Separate […]

Steel Continues Its Climb – 12/4/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Scrappy Holidays!  We’d like to wish everyone a very happy and safe holiday season as the holidays have kicked off and we hope that everyone has enjoyed the beginning of it. It seems like day-to-day we have a see-saw effect with the markets, news, and pricing […]

Could Copper Jump $0.20? – 11/27/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Gobble Gobble Scrappers! We hope that everyone has enjoyed the last few weeks of fall and is looking forward to the holiday season. Regardless of what you celebrate, we’d like to thank you for spending time with us throughout the year; listening and talking about scrap […]

Yeah, We’re Tired of Low Prices Too – 11/20/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Gobble Gobble! With the season of turkey being upon us next week, we would like to wish everyone a very happy and safe Thanksgiving. We have been watching the markets and trying to learn what has been going on and it has been a very interesting […]

After An Increase Copper Pulls Back – 11/13/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Scraps Up! We love hearing stories, seeing prices, and doing everything and anything scrap related. Let us know the things that you want to hear, as we are putting together our 2020 schedule and would love for you to tell us more information that will help […]

Are Copper, Steel Rebounding? – 11/6/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Scrappers! Hopefully, everyone has been staying busy and enjoying the beginning of the fall weather. For those of you on the West Coast, we hope that the fires that have been happening have not affected you, your loved ones or your friends.  We have been watching […]