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6 Scrap Metal Items To Collect Around Christmas

Holiday lights

“Blast this Christmas music. It’s joyful and triumphant,” said the Grinch. Did you know that all of those old strands of Christmas lights are worth money? Instead of getting upset whenever that strand of lights doesn’t work anymore, think about how you can recycle them and make a little extra cash! If only the Grinch […]

4 Money-Making Items From Medical Equipment

So you have probably been to a hospital before, you have seen the tables, the chairs, the weird machines that they use, but have you ever thought of what could get scrapped in the medical world?! Most Common Metal: Stainless Steel Let’s start with something easy, stainless steel. Stainless steel is the most common metal […]

8 Most Common Places to Find Scrap Copper Wire

When you are scrapping different materials and items, you will often find scrap copper wire that can be removed from the equipment and separated to scrap later on. Whether you scrap your insulated copper by itself or take time to strip it, making sure to set it aside, as it can be valuable for your scrap […]

3 Things You Can Find In Your Garage For Scrap Metal

Garage Scrap you can recycle

Seeing all of the garage sales last weekend, it’s easy to be reminded of all of the junk that needs to be taken out of the garage and sold or recycled.  How does so much useless junk end up in your garage throughout the year anyhow? Is your garage so full that you can’t park […]

Should You Hoard Scrap During Low Prices?

Crazy times call for crazy amounts of hoarding sometimes. We’ve seen over the years when scrap prices dip down that many people hold onto their property and their brass and their other high valued items to be able to wait for higher valued times.

Metal Monday: Older Materials For Scrap

Today we are going to talk about great scrap items that can be used for more then just scrap…but as decorative designs and even as antique items. Old metal items like cast iron stoves, radiators, bathtubs, and even chairs are some of the most sought after items for reuse for antiques and for other decorative […]

Finding Scrap Metal Online

searching online for scrap metal is easy

We would like 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, it can be frustrating trying to drive around looking for pick-ups and handing out cards. Below we have some simple ways you can spend less than […]

Guide To Selling Scrap Carbide

If you are a full-time scrapper or a contractor you have most likely come across carbide scrap at some point in your career. Carbide is a unique scrap metal that is used in very specific industries and equipment. Commonly found in machine shops and drill bits, carbide scrap is a valuable commodity due to the […]

Top 8 Places to Find Scrap Copper

Where to find scrap copper

With copper being a highly sought out commodity in the scrap metal industry, it can pay off to know where to look for scrap copper for your haul. Even when the scrap prices are low, copper scrap is still a great item to look for. The iScrap App wants to make sure you know some of […]

Tips For More Long-Term Scrap Customers

One of the more common questions we get from scrappers is; “Where can I get more scrap?” There are a lot of right answers but we want to address a couple of different ones that people may not have thought of in the past and might give you a better long-term and more sustainable way to make more money.

Metal Monday: Scrapping Food Cans

Food cans whether then be from drinks or food can be a tough item to get rid of and having some tips about what to do with them will help. There are a lot of scrap yards that will not even accept food cans of any type, and if that is the case it is […]

Motivating Yourself to Scrap Better

Getting motivated to scrap

Like any job, scrapping can be slow and difficult at times. Keeping your eyes set on the reward is what is important. Knowing that a slow day out on the streets, a drop in prices, can quickly be followed by a great large job lead or a quick jump in the market. Don’t Throw In […]