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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 Does the Scrap Metal Recycling Industry Work?

Scrap metal recycling is the process of recovering and processing scrap metal from end-of-life items or structures, as well as manufacturing scrap, to use it as a raw material in the manufacture of new goods. It may be recycled many times without losing any of its properties. It provides the raw material for new goods while […]

Tensions In Ukraine Affecting Scrap Prices – 2/23/22

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS Scrappers! In the last few weeks, we have seen huge and solid markets overall. We have seen the needs stabilizing with a stable copper market over the previous few weeks. Instead of just talking about copper and steel prices, we want to talk about potential problems that […]

Wow, Copper. Ok, We See You. – 2/9/22

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS Scrappers! If we had written this one day earlier, we would not have as good news as today. We have seen all markets increasing across every spectrum, from aluminum to steel to copper; with these markets having such substantial increases, we expect the year’s balance to show […]

Copper Gets It’s Groove Back – 2/2/22

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS Happy February!  With the month of love quickly upon us, we have certainly been loving the increase in copper prices the last few days. We know that we probably sound like we’re repeating ourselves, but with these markets in the positions and price ranges that they are […]

The Copper Rollercoaster May Crash Soon – 1/26/22

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS Scrap Happens…and we love it.  We saw a bunch of craziness in the market last week, but that seems to be regular nowadays. We’ve seen the stock market dive over 1000 points one day only to go down 800 points the next day, and somehow both of […]

Demand Is Pushing Non-Ferrous Prices Higher – 1/20/22

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS We Are LOVING These Markets. It may not be Valentine’s Day yet – but we are sure loving these markets. They have not surprised us and have shown a little resiliency over the last few days, even after a quick jump the previous week. The immediate market […]

Copper Jumping, Higher Prices for First Half of 2022 – 1/12/22

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS Whoop, There It Is! With the copper markets giving us a great surprise this morning with a $0.10 per pound jump, we are hoping you are ready to cash in. The needs have been on a tear, with copper prices trading over $4.00 per pound for over […]

Now’s The Time To SELL Non-Ferrous – 1/5/22

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS Welcome to 2022! If you have not seen the world changed in the last week- then you probably are seeing clearly! The world continues to move on and the scrap world is following suit. We have seen a lot of large news articles talking about steel manufacturers […]

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 […]

Scrap Metal Industry App

The iScrap App is a great tool for contractors, plumbers, electricians, construction workers, and many others to use while on the go. You will be able to find scrap yards and auto wreckers throughout the US and Canada. With thousands of companies listed throughout North America, users are able to search for local salvage yards […]

Cyclical Business Patterns Wreak Havoc on the Scrap Metal Industry

Stock Market Changes effect scrap prices

Tom Buechel, owner of Rockaway Recycling, a scrap yard and creator of the iScrap App, a mobile application, discusses the impact that cyclical patterns can have on running a business within the trade industry. As a scrap yard owner, coming to work every day there is something new. From dealing with homeowners to large corporations, […]