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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 […]

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 […]

Scrap Metal: What Is It and Where To Find It

So you’re looking to make a few extra dollars, and you heard about scrap metal. What is it? Where can you find scrap metal, and how can you sell it? With so many questions, let the iScrap App tell you where to look first so you can avoid wasting time and money while learning how […]

Scrap Metal Industry App

The iScrap App is a great tool for contractors, plumbers, electricians, construction workers, and many others to use while on the go. You will be able to find scrap yards and auto wreckers throughout the US and Canada. With thousands of companies listed throughout North America, users are able to search for local salvage yards […]

Metal Monday – Size of Copper Wires

Scrap metal wire

How to “gauge” your wires. Many people ask us about the different wires that there are and why they are priced differently. Always are great questions and the answer is fairly simple. All wire prices should be dictated by the amount of copper, aluminum, or other metals that are involved. For instance, you have old […]

Scrapping on the Weekend

Weekend Scrapping can be productive

Are you a weekend warrior? If you are a scrapper you should be! Scrapping on the weekends may seem like it isn’t a good idea because the yards are closed, but it is a great time for you to really focus your efforts on making more money. Scrapping Weekend Warrior Below are some important things […]

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. […]

Grinds My Gears: Scrapping Myths

Taking apart Microwaves- is it worth it?

What really grinds my gears sometimes is when scrap yards aren’t clear about how you should prepare you scrap before bringing it in. So in this continuation article about 4 Myths About Scrapping, I go over some specific items that are worth asking your yard about. Keep in mind all yards are different in the […]

Choosing a Scrapping Resolution

New Year Changes

You were probably like many other scrappers at the end of the year splurging on holiday gifts and gatherings with friends. We know that the money may not seem like it comes so quickly in the winter months, but not to worry with the New Year, the iScrap App Team is here to help you […]

7 Things To Keep In Mind When Scrapping

Scrap metal copper wire tools

If you are looking to make some serious extra money on your scrap metal, now is the time to get refreshed on tips that can help you make more at the scale. If you are looking to make more of a profit on your scrap metal and do it with reliability and efficiency. These strategies […]

Calculating Copper Recovery Rate For Scrap Cables

Best way to find the worth of copper from scrap metal cables

If you have every come across a sweet scrapping score of a few dozen, hundreds, or thousands of pounds of scrap cable or wire, it’s usually time for a small celebration. After your victory lap, it’s time to put your math skills to work and start figuring out what kind of profits and prices you […]