Get Price Updates Emailed To You SUBSCRIBE HERE Where Is Rock Bottom For Copper? ALSO: Reports of China dumping tons of Steel Report Date: 5/17/23 Hey Scrappers! Over the last week in the markets, we have not seen a lot of good news coming out. Copper prices are down more than $0.55 over the last […]
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2022 Fourth Quarter & Where Scrap Prices Are Heading
Reports Sent To Your Inbox SUBSCRIBE HERE Don’t Get Too Excited About 2023 ALSO: Elections Will Affect Scrap Prices Report Date: 10/19/22 Going into the fourth quarter, we’ll see a lot of questions, primarily until the midterm elections are sorted out. On top of that, everyone continues to talk about recession, recession, recession, and […]
How Do You Get 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 […]
Where Are Scrap Prices After First Half of 2022?
The First Half of 2022 is Over! That means it’s time for our team to summarize where the markets have been and where we think they are heading for the second half of 2022. Aluminum Scrap Prices in 2022 The darling of the first quarter has dropped down by over 35% this year overall. We […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Metal Monday: Electronics for Scrap Metal
Hey iScrappers! Gobble….gobble!!! With Thanksgiving around the corner we are looking forward to the Holiday season starting (but not the snow season for those of you in cold weather states). Turkey season is here, and we are looking forward to seeing some of the pictures from your holiday scrap loads coming in soon…speaking of pictures, […]
Report Your Scrap Prices: Make Your Mark On The Chart
Have you ever searched online for current scrap prices only to be disappointed with the lack of information or outdated prices listed on a website? Now you can be a part of the change. The iScrap App allows our users online to report current scrap prices in the US & Canada. It’s really easy to post […]