Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.14/lb Updated 03/04/2024
Steel National Average $216.19/ton Updated 03/04/2024
Aluminum National Average $0.44/lb Updated 03/04/2024
Catalytic Converter Average $71.00/each Updated 03/04/2024

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Different Kinds of Scrap CPU Chips

Many scrappers and community members in our forum have asked us how to determine the differences in CPU chips when they are working with their e-scrap because it is not an easy thing to do…so let’s go over how to do it and how you should sort and separate your CPUs to maximize your profits […]

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The Graveyard For Trains On Ohio Border

Located on the Pennsylvania and Ohio border, tucked into the woods, sits old trains that have seemingly rotted and rusted away for decades. Photographer Seph Lawless took it upon himself to capture these excellent sites of trains from the modern era and all the way back to the 1930s. The cemetery for the locomotives started […]

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What Your Truck Says About You As A Scrapper

We’ve talked at length about the bond between scrappers and their vehicles. Most of the time, we all seem inseparable from our vehicles, especially when those vehicles become our means of generating income, Most of the scrappers we’ve seen and talked to, whether by chance or intentionally through the amount they scrap, end up with […]

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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 […]

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6 Tops Life Hacks For Handymen

Do you call yourself a handyman or Mr. Fix It? Well the iScrap App Team may have some handy work that could put your to shame. While searching for some of the best tricks for scrapping, we found some interesting and definitely questionable life hacks done by handymen on the internet. While some of these are […]

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Detroit: A City of Misfortune & Missing Metal

The city of Detroit is a reflection of what the US economy has been struggling with over the last few years. Bankruptcy, crime, displacement of citizens, and also scrap metal theft. In this New York Times article, you can follow the journey of those most affected by the economic downtime and how it has affected them. […]

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6 TV Shows Scrappers Will Love

When the scrap yards are closed and the sun drops, sometimes it’s nice to kick up our feet and relax with some fun TV shows that scrappers just love. Below we have a list of some of our favorite TV shows we watch during our pastime and can learn a thing of two from for […]

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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 […]

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Importance Of Taking Pictures Of Your Scrap Metal

This tip may not have to do with sorting or separating metal, but it does involve making money. One great idea is ALWAYS to ask questions and take pictures or videos. When you go to your local scrap yard, ask them if you can have a small tour around to see the different ways to […]

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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 […]

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What is Aluminum Extrusion?

Over the years we’ve been asked dozens if not hundreds of times about aluminum extrusion. If you were talking specifically about cars then you might only mention cars, that’s a similar analogy to aluminum extrusion. There are all different types of aluminum products that are made just like there are different vehicle types. What Is […]

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Top Products For Our Favorite Season: Grilling

Most of the time we like to talk about different items that we are able to scrap and sell and make some extra money on, but today we wanted to talk about some of the items that we like to use going into the summer months. Grills – Summer’s Best Friend We are a big […]

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