We’ve all seen people at the grocery store bring bottles and cans to the recycle bin and get their money back. But what most people don’t know is that you can get paid for other types of recyclable materials – like scrap metal. You might be surprised to hear that the scrap metal industry is […]
SCRAP NEWS | Places To Find Scrap Metal
If you’re a metal scrapper, then you know that finding a good scrap yard is key to making money. But not all scrap yards are created equal. Some scrap yards are downright sketchy, and it’s essential to be able to spot them before you waste your time (and energy) interacting with them. For decades, some […]
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 […]
As our technology continues to advance through the last few decades, it has significantly changed the value of computers in the scrap industry. For example, some components that were made of gold inside computers 20 years ago are now being built with a less-costly option like copper or even aluminum. With major changes like that in […]
Hoarding can be a bit messy but could also be a scrapper’s paradise. Many scrappers head out on the road to find the latest load waiting on the curbside. Sometimes you may never have to leave the comfort of your own home to find some scrap sitting around. While some scrappers have already cleaned out […]
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.
We have talked to thousands of scrappers about prices on metals, how to sort and separate metals, and how they can really maximize their time to be able to make more money. But today we want to talk about the cool things that YOU have found in scrap. Cool Scrap Metal Finds We have talked […]
One question we often see come up in conversations is asking the difference between bronze and brass and how to identify the difference. Both brass and bronze can be often found with piping and plumbing fixtures. Those looking to separate them from the more valuable copper pipes (reddish) in color, toss the “yellow” metals together and […]
Spring is here and that means there are much more opportunities for you to find scrap around your community. There are few places to find scrap in the spring time if you keep an eye out, so you can contribute to the community clean ups and also your pocket. Find Scrap In These Places During The […]
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.
The iScrap App Team understands the frustrations of low scrap prices and the waiting game for the markets to return to decent levels. We have heard stories of scrap yards closing due to the low prices and not being able to cover costs for operation. Also there are several scrappers that have stated they can […]
Palm Coast, Florida – A business man recently took a trip to recycle some scrap with his local scrap yard. When he arrived he saw some scrap metal that looked familiar. A couple weeks earlier three metal work benches went missing from his business, a racing company, and he never found out who snatched them. […]