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One Thing Scrap Yards Won’t Tell You About Scrap Prices

Something scrap yards won't tell you about scrap metal prices

So you think that your local scrap yard has an “in” on where the market is headed…hmmm? Well, that is the wrong answer because many scrap yards do not know what is going on the same day…let alone going into the future. Scrap prices follow the commodities markets, and as we have talked about before, […]

Two Major Ways Joe Biden Can Affect Scrap Prices

Post-Election – How Is Scrap Going to Be Affected? With the 2020 US Presidential Election over, what is going to happen to the scrap metal markets? That was what we were thinking when Joe Biden was announced the winner of the 2020 Election. It may not have been the first thing that you thought about […]

5 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Scrapping Metal

With scrap prices always changing and not knowing exactly where they are headed, it’s important for us at the iScrap App to help you make the most from your scrap. We want you to make the most money from your scrap metal and some of the mistakes listed below can help do just that. We’ve […]

Big Changes Coming to Scrap Prices – 1/20/21

JUMP TO NON-FERROUS JUMP TO FERROUS And another one! With copper rebounding over the last couple of days and the incoming administration starting today we should see some big changes in the overall market in the coming months. How it is going to affect the scrap prices is something that we will continue to look […]

How-To: Strip Copper Wire for Scrap

Copper wire comes in multiple formats

Copper is one of the most sought-after metals in the scrap industry. It comes in various shapes and sizes from pipe, wire, plate, electronics, and more. With our technology ever-growing, we have more electronics around us daily, which means more copper wire for scrap available. Having copper wire for recycling can be very valuable to […]

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 […]

Places to Find E-Waste For Scrap

CRT scrap needs recycling

Choosing what materials to scrap can be a difficult task. While some scrappers spend most of their time with ferrous or non-ferrous items, electronic waste (e-waste) has become a hot commodity as of late. The challenge is trying to find places where scrappers can get more of the materials to make it worth their while. […]

Finding The Best Scrap Yard

Find a scrap yard that suits all of your needs

There are several factors that can play into you choosing the best scrap or salvage yard to bring your scrap metal to. While some are more important than others, there are different things to consider when finding a scrap yard in your area and traveling there to sell your scrap. One of the most obvious […]

Scrap Prices Are High, But Is A Pullback Coming? – 1/13/21

JUMP TO NON-FERROUS JUMP TO FERROUS Copper Lovers! Every week we try to think about something that everyone loves to talk about and something that has little arguments or debates, the best thing that we could think of is copper. Well, anyone that likes or loves copper is in luck as we continue to see […]

Collect These Household Items For Scrap Metal

learn about new scrap items

Now that scrap metal has become more popular and a vital part of people’s income, many scrap yards are adapting. With several new electronics constantly coming out and more consumers buying them, scrap yards have begun to take new materials to keep up with the times. With new items that are more common and readily […]

7 Places to Find Scrap in the Spring

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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 […]

Beginner’s Guide: Scrapping 101

Getting started with scrapping and recycling metals can be an overwhelming task for someone that isn’t familiar with the scrap industry. It is also difficult to find information that is good for beginners that can clarify exactly where to get started. The iScrap App team has years of experience in the scrap industry and lives […]