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Inflation Improving or Hurting Scrap? – 5/11/22

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS Copper Dropping- Oil Increasing With another week of the Chinese having heavy Covid lockdowns, it continued to see metal prices declining. While that is certainly not the only issue, it is one of the hot pot and topics that recently come to counter costs. We see the […]

Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You – 4/27/22

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS Where to Begin?!?! No one likes to be right about things that aren’t exciting to talk about, but that is what’s happening right now with the markets. We see a market correction across the spectrum for steel and copper as so many prices are being dropped. Many […]

How To Use the iScrap App

One of the most convenient ways to find local scrap yards and sellers is the iScrap app. It’s a free app available for both Android and Apple devices, and it’s used by many in the scrap industry. In this post, we’ll go over some of the basics of using the app. Whether you’re new to […]

Will High Oil Prices Cause Scrap Drop Off? – 4/6/22

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS Welcome to April! The first three months of the year are behind us, and we’re continuing to see increased prices on the horizon. We’re watching these prices, and they have continued to go up over the last week. We’ve seen copper prices increase by $0.15 a pound, […]

Copper Prices Drop $0.60 – 3/16/22

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS War Leading the Markets Happy Wednesday!  With the markets returning to levels that we saw three weeks ago before the Ukrainian war started, we have seen prices return across the board except on the steel front. We have seen copper prices drop down almost $0.60 per pound […]

9 High Value Auto Parts for Scrap Recycling

Most Valuable Scrap Items from a Car  “One man’s trash is another man’s valuable possession.” The old saying is significant with vehicles. You have your old boring car, but someone else is looking for such a car for reasons better known to them. You could be having an old car and thinking of trashing it […]

Copper Gets It’s Groove Back – 2/2/22

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS Happy February!  With the month of love quickly upon us, we have certainly been loving the increase in copper prices the last few days. We know that we probably sound like we’re repeating ourselves, but with these markets in the positions and price ranges that they are […]

Best Tips for Scrapping During All Weather

Are you aware that the US scrap metal recycling market is worth $30.1 billion? But more importantly, it’s expected to grow by 8.3% in 2022.  So, if you’re looking for a way to earn some extra cash, selling scrap metal is an ideal solution. But, as with any industry, there are many things that you […]

10 Things Your Scrap Yard Probably Won’t Accept

10 Things Your Scrap Yard Probably Won't Accept

Are you new to scrapping or perhaps have some things you’d love to take to your local scrap yard? If yes, you may be on to something. Whether it’s consistently or for a one-off deal, selling scrap metal can give you decent returns.  But before you begin scrapping, you should familiarize yourself with the critical […]

The Copper Rollercoaster May Crash Soon – 1/26/22

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS Scrap Happens…and we love it.  We saw a bunch of craziness in the market last week, but that seems to be regular nowadays. We’ve seen the stock market dive over 1000 points one day only to go down 800 points the next day, and somehow both of […]

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 […]

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 […]