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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 […]

Cool Scrap Hangouts

Scrapper Hangouts are Cool

There are always some great places that come up in scrapping adventures. We wanted to share some of the cool places that have been shared with us through the last few months. Check out some of the other really cool scrap treasures that have been found over the year with these scrap pictures. Some of these below […]

New Year’s Eve Ball Statistics

As you are preparing your New Year’s Eve plans this year, keep in mind some of these really interesting and fun facts about the New York City New Year’s Eve Ball. Getting the nod every year at midnight on December 31st, the New Year’s Ball has some really impressive statistics and history that make it […]

Rating Scrap Items To Take Apart

The guts of a computer tower are easy to remove

Some of the most difficult things to take apart while scrapping can be worth your time and money if you do it the right way. But knowing how to take them apart and what goes into it, can be the most difficult challenge. The iScrap App Team has ranked some of the most common scrap […]

Importance To Take Pictures Of Your Scrap Metal

how to take pictures of scrap

This tip may not have to do with sorting or separating metal, but it does have to do with making money. One great idea is ALWAYS to ask questions and take pictures or videos. When you go to your local scrap yard, or a new scrap yard that you find through the iScrap App, ask […]

[INFOGRAPHIC] Did You Know? – Scrap Metal Facts

Aluminum can recycling

The iScrap App Team knows that our fans like to make money scrapping, but did you know all of that recycling actually has some pretty everlasting effects on the environment too? We have put together some of our favorite facts and figures to share about scrap metal. There are many scrap metal facts that by […]

Big Mac Meets Molten Copper (VIDEO)

melted copper poured on hamburger

Man Pours Liquid Copper on Big Mac Hamburger A YouTuber, Tito4re, recently wanted to conduct an experiment to see what would happen when he poured molten copper on a McDonald’s Big Mac Hamburger Sandwich. He takes a bit of copper wire and scrap and begins to melt it in his own foundry. Copper’s melting point […]

Speed Dating…In A Ford Mustang

Ford pulled out some great moves this Valentine’s Day to get some speed dates on the road in their new 2015 Mustang. These unsuspecting guys didn’t know what was going to hit them when they went on these blind dates. Little did they know the pretty lady they met is actually a professional stunt driver. […]

Building The World In Scrap: Shanghai 1989 vs. 2010

A lot of people ask us about where all of the scrap metal in the US and Canada goes to after you drop it off to your scrap yard…and that answer can vary depending on the material and the location. Where Does Your Scrap Metal Go? But overwhelmingly since the mid 1990’s a lot of […]

Octopus Grabs Crab…Disappears

Imagine you’re just walking along and BAM! an octopus grabs you! That’s what happened to this crab when it was just hanging around the shallow pools of the water. The octopus came out of seemingly nowhere and “walked” on land to grab the crab and then proceed to take him down into the dark depths […]

Mannequin Challenge – Scrap Yard Style

We had to join the movement and try out the Mannequin Challenge here at the iScrap App and with our sister company, Rockaway Recycling. Check out the view of the trucks being dropped off, stripping copper wire in the shop, loading bailers, making phone calls, and the walkthrough. Be sure to share with your friends […]

Ice Boat Made with Saw Blade Motor

And who said Winter was over? This guy invented his own mode of transportation on the iced-overI lakes and ponds in his area. What do you get when you combine, a cold winter, some creativity, and old machines? Usually you wouldn’t think it would be a Sled Ice Machine made with a saw blade. This […]