Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.60/lb Updated 06/18/2024
Steel National Average $178.16/ton Updated 06/18/2024
Aluminum National Average $0.48/lb Updated 06/18/2024
Catalytic Converter Average $75.93/each Updated 06/18/2024

SCRAP NEWS | Reported Scrap Prices

How Frequently Should Scrap Yards Change Their Prices?

In the world of scrap metal recycling, where the industry is ever-changing with the current market rate for goods, it can be challenging for yards or yard owners to determine the optimal frequency for adjusting their prices. Here’s an in-depth look at how often scrap yards should adjust their prices and what influences these decisions. […]

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How Often Do Scrap Prices Change?

If you are new to the scrap metal industry, you may notice that many scrap yards don’t post prices online, or if they do, there is often a disclaimer stating prices can change at any time. As an experienced scrapper, you should be familiar with ever-changing scrap prices and the possibility that they can change […]

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How Do Scrap Yards Work?

So you may be wondering how scrap yards work, what the process of recycling scrap metal includes, what to do when you go to a scrap yard, and what happens when you leave a scrap yard. Below are some basic ways and expectations when visiting your local scrap yard. Who Come To Scrap Yards? The […]

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When Are Scrap Prices Going Up?

Like many others in the scrap industry, you’re probably wondering, “When are scrap prices going up?”. If we knew the answer, we would have a private island in the middle of the Caribbean. While that’s not the answer you were probably looking for, we can tell you one thing: we know what we know TODAY. Below […]

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The Price of Aluminum Cans Per Pound: How to Maximize Your Recycling Returns

Aluminum cans have long been a symbol of recycling – a simple yet effective way to reduce waste and contribute to a more sustainable future. But did you know recycling aluminum cans can also be profitable? Let’s focus on maximizing your returns by staying informed about the price of aluminum cans per pound. Key Factors […]

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Best Places To Find & See Current Scrap Prices

How to figure out when to sell scrap is tough? Do you do it when the prices jump fast? Do you wait and then shop around? Knowing what the market is doing is half of the battle. Talking to your local scrap yards can help you determine when the prices are good when to hold […]

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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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Looking for Scrap Prices Near You?

CLICK TO FIND SCRAP PRICES NEAR YOU If you search everywhere for scrap prices near you, the iScrap App Website, iPhone App, & Android App can help. With thousands of scrap yards listed in the US and Canada, our directory allows you to search your area and find the best scrap prices in the area. We […]

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How To: Report Scrap Prices On Your Phone

If you are searching across the web to find scrap prices, look no further. With the iScrap App you are able to report your scrap prices in minutes for your local scrap yards. Below is a demonstration on how you can report scrap prices on your phone using the iScrap App website. Once you have […]

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What’s Going On With Scrap Metal Prices?

Well the markets seem to be doing it again…here we are in the Summer of 2016 and there seems to be little to no stability in the markets and how they are performing. The prices on copper, steel, and aluminum have been relatively low (in terms of the last few years) comparing to the last […]

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When Scrap Prices Drop, Hoarding Goes Up

Like any industry, scrap metal recycling fluctuates based on market conditions and supply and demand. Recently the prices in the scrap industry have seen a bit of a downfall compared to last year at this time. In 2015, we are seeing 10-year lows for steel and iron prices. During these times, many scrappers (and scrap yards) […]

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How Reported Scrap Metal Prices Can Help Your Earnings

The scrap metal industry isn’t the most glamorous industry out there, but it is important. With scrap metal being one of the largest exports of the USA, it is important to understand how scrap prices are determined and what customers like yourself can do to when the scrap prices are being affected. Over the last […]

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