SCRAP NEWS | Scrap Metal Safety

Motivating Yourself to Scrap Better

Getting motivated to scrap

Like any job, scrapping can be slow and difficult at times. Keeping your eyes set on the reward is what is important. Knowing that a slow day out on the streets, a drop in prices, can quickly be followed by a great large job lead or a quick jump in the market. Don’t Throw In […]

$12 Could Save Your Life: DIY First Aid Kit

Avoiding injuries at the scrap yard

Cuts and bruises are pretty typical in the scrap industry. Even if you are following the safety procedures and preventative ways to protect yourself, accidents happen. So the iScrap App Team is here to save the day, not you. So don’t rely on us for professional medical advice, just take what we have to say […]

What Scrap Metals Can Be Found In A Car?

Whether you are selling your whole car or you are taking it apart for scrap, it is important to know what materials and common scrap metals can be found inside the average vehicle. The iScrap App Team discusses some of the common metals and materials that are found within a car. Many people know that […]

It Pays Off When Scrapping In Teams

Many scrappers automatically think that they can only scrap by themselves, in fear of competition. Well, that’s not the case. Here at iScrap App, we like to think, “Those that scrap together, cash in together.” Start working with others to make your scrapping more worthwhile. There are many ways that scrappers can work together and […]

Scrapping Forklifts & Other Industrial Equipment

Find The Best Solution For Scrapping Forklifts People ask us all of the time about scrapping forklifts & other industrial equipment, and about how they can make money scrapping them or reselling them and we decided to talk about them. Forklifts can be a hard item to scrap sometimes because they are not easy to cut […]

The Good, Bad, & Ugly of Mining Metals

Mining for metals is an essential part of the growth of the economy but also a trivial part of the environment. But recycling metals to help reduce the necessity of mining for raw materials is important and can also have an environmental impact. However, when new mines are being built and current ones are producing […]

Top Products To Protect Your Smartphone While Scrapping

protect your smartphone with an otterbox case

In today’s society, one of the common items for most people to carry is their smartphone. Not only are smartphones great for communication through calls, text, social media, and more, but they are a great resource for about everything you need. Need to find a restaurant? There’s an app for that! Need to call a […]

Tom’s Top Picks: Best Tools for Scrapping

If you are looking to start scrapping metal for some extra money or even a full-time job, we have some important tools and accessories you should look into getting for yourself before you begin. Tom, the founder of iScrap App is a scrap yard owner and has been in the business for years. We sat […]

What Not To Do…While Scrapping

Don't give scrapping a bad name by stealing

While you are recycling your scrap metal with the local yards, you want to be sure you are following the right ways of doing things according to your yard and the local authorities. Many people associate crooks and thieves with the scrap industry, so this is your opportunity to rise above the critics and show why scrapping […]

Who Is ISRI?

Wondering what ISRI is? We have the answer

Who is ISRI? A lot of scrappers have asked us in the past about this thing called ISRI and and why they need to know about it when they go to scrap yards near them. ISRI stands for Institute of Scrap & Recycling Industries and exists to help all recycling companies across the US and abroad […]

Truck Safety & Maintenance Could Save You Money

Keep your stash safe

Keeping good care of your scrapping truck (or vehicle) is important to maintaining a solid way to transport your scrap to the scrap yards. Having the right safety features and techniques in mind also makes your scrapping a lot easier for everyone involved. Truck Safety Tips for Scrapping Personal Safety – To maintain the level of […]

Getting Your Wire Ready for the Scrap Yard

Understanding copper wire grades

Copper wire and other scrap wire is sometimes the most valuable material you could bring to the scrap yard. That’s why you need to make sure you know what you are dealing with and how to prepare it before putting it on the scale. Get wired up and start separating, correctly! Stripping your copper and […]