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Demand Is Pushing Non-Ferrous Prices Higher – 1/20/22

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS We Are LOVING These Markets. It may not be Valentine’s Day yet – but we are sure loving these markets. They have not surprised us and have shown a little resiliency over the last few days, even after a quick jump the previous week. The immediate market […]

Top 7 Frustrations With Scrap Yards

According to an IBIS World report, the US market for scrap metal recycling is worth $27.8 billion in 2021. This is after being adjusted for a 5.5% growth for the year. Based on projections, such change is poised to continue in the coming years. As such, regardless of whether you are a seasoned scrapper or […]

Copper Jumping, Higher Prices for First Half of 2022 – 1/12/22

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS Whoop, There It Is! With the copper markets giving us a great surprise this morning with a $0.10 per pound jump, we are hoping you are ready to cash in. The needs have been on a tear, with copper prices trading over $4.00 per pound for over […]

Selling Your Catalytic Converter for the Most Money

Where can I sell my catalytic converter for the most money? Looking to sell your catalytic converter but don’t know where to start? The Team at iScrap App is here to help. Suppose you’ve got a used, broken, or otherwise scrap catalytic converter on your hands. In that case, you should know they’ve recently become […]

Now’s The Time To SELL Non-Ferrous – 1/5/22

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS Welcome to 2022! If you have not seen the world changed in the last week- then you probably are seeing clearly! The world continues to move on and the scrap world is following suit. We have seen a lot of large news articles talking about steel manufacturers […]

2022 Scrap Price Outlook Series – By iScrap App & RRCats.com

Wondering where scrap prices are heading in 2022? Watch this year’s outlook and find out what factors are changing prices for several key scrap metals including: 2022 Scrap Price Outlook for Copper 2022 Scrap Price Outlook for Aluminum 2022 Scrap Price Outlook for Catalytic Converters 2022 Scrap Price Outlook for Steel & Iron Watch the […]

Why Do Scrap Yards Have Weight Requirements For Steel?

A common question we find among scrappers is why they aren’t getting paid for smaller amounts of steel or iron at their scrap yards. Having a minimum on steel purchases is a common procedure that scrap yards have across the US and Canada. To help scrappers and recyclers understand why scrap yards would do this we […]

The Economy: What’s Scrap Got To Do With It

We all remember the song from the 1990’s by Tina Turner, “What’s Love Got To Do With It,” but many people ask us what does scrap have to do with the economy. We wanted to go over the ups and downs of the scrap market as this article should help you figure out long and […]

Current Palladium Scrap Prices – Catalytic Converters

Update (4/30/21) We have seen Palladium pricing starting to approach $3000 per ounce as the overall metals markets have increased across the board. With more clean energy initiatives being pushed by the Biden administration- many people believe that the use and demand for Palladium is going to skyrocket as the push for increased fuel efficiency […]

Environmental Impact of Catalytic Converters

BROUGHT TO YOU BY:   What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the words catalytic converter? Is it a vision of money (we all know by now the cats have significant value)? Yes, selling scrap catalytic converters can lead to a nice payday, but have you thought about the OTHER green associated […]

Common Plumbing Scrap Metal Finds

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Peddlers aren’t the only ones cashing in on scrap metal. At the Rockaway Recycling yard, trade-specific workers are frequently cashing in on excess material from everyday jobs and projects they work on. Plumbers, in particular, make a pretty good side hustle from scrap material. Suggested Reading: Scrapping: The Perfect Side Hustle For Extra Cash Plumber’s Common […]

How Do You Scrap A Computer?

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Many homeowners have a desktop computer in their house. If you are looking to upgrade to a laptop, it can be difficult to find a place to recycle your old computer. After you have found a local scrap yard that accepts electronic waste or e-waste, you can bring your computer to be scrapped. Scrap yards […]