Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.29/lb Updated 04/15/2024
Steel National Average $202.06/ton Updated 04/15/2024
Aluminum National Average $0.45/lb Updated 04/15/2024
Catalytic Converter Average $76.42/each Updated 04/15/2024

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This Week’s Scrap Metal Prices & Market News

Scrap Market Insights: Copper’s Leap, Steel’s Stability, and the Rise in Catalytic Converters Report Date: 4/10/2024 Hello Scrappers! This week, we’ve observed notable movements across various segments in the scrap metal market, signaling surprising and expected shifts. Our focus spans the surprising jump in copper prices to steadier territories in the ferrous market and burgeoning […]

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Why Do Scrap Prices Change?

If you find yourself asking any of these questions, we have some information on why it’s not easy to predict the scrap prices or have a reason why they change. Scrap Prices. It’s probably the number one topic in the scrap metal industry. Most of the questions the iScrap App Team gets through email and social […]

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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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How Much Is A Scrapped Car Worth?

Recently, we talked to a few scrappers in our Facebook Group about scrapping cars. The question was asked, “Are cars worth scrapping when the prices are so cheap?” Well…I guess there are a lot of answers to that question, so let’s go over them. Scrapping Cars When Prices Are High When cars were worth $3-500 […]

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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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Complete Guide: How To Sell Scrap Carbide – Know Prices & Shipping Options with RRCarbide

Brought To You By: In the world of recycling, certain materials stand out due to their unique properties and high market demand. Scrap carbide is one such material that has gained prominence recently for its value in various industries. If you’re considering selling scrap carbide, you may have encountered challenges like fluctuating prices, shipping costs, […]

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Why Commerical Industries Will Always Control Scrap Metal Prices

We had many of our users and listeners on YouTube ask this question and have felt at odds with the current state of scrap prices. As many of our listeners typically find their scrap through more traditional avenues on a person-to-person basis, we see the volume that commercial applications can bring. We’ve witnessed firsthand how […]

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Getting Paid For Scrap Metal

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 […]

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How Supply Chain Issues Affect Scrap Prices

While the market size for the scrap metal industry is projected to grow by 8.3% in 2022, the sector is facing a significant challenge; surging prices. As of 2021, the process of iron and steel rose to approximately $435 per metric ton. This is almost double the $228 price for the previous year.  Depending on […]

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How Does the Scrap Metal Recycling Industry Work?

Scrap metal recycling is the process of recovering and processing scrap metal from end-of-life items or structures, as well as manufacturing scrap, to use it as a raw material in the manufacture of new goods. It may be recycled many times without losing any of its properties. It provides the raw material for new goods while […]

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Copper Prices See All-Time High, But Why?

Why has the copper market shot up so fast? The Ukrainian and Russian conflict is causing all of the price gaugings that we have seen since the initial invasion of Ukraine. These world events will generally have significant ripple effects across the markets and commodities, especially when you start to consider the oil effect that […]

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Top 9 Industries That Affect Scrap Metal Markets & Prices

Scrap metal industries focus on reducing, reusing, and recycling. You’ll find that the sector is vital in eliminating our wastes and reducing carbon footprints. One of the questions that we keep asking is whether the metals market is going up or down anytime soon. In most cases, you notice how quickly the scrap metals change. […]

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