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One Thing Scrap Yards Won’t Tell You About Scrap Prices

Something scrap yards won't tell you about scrap metal prices

So you think that your local scrap yard has an “in” on where the market is headed…hmmm? Well, that is the wrong answer because many scrap yards do not know what is going on the same day…let alone going into the future. Scrap prices follow the commodities markets, and as we have talked about before, […]

Looking for Scrap Prices Near You?

CLICK TO FIND SCRAP PRICES NEAR YOU   If you are searching everywhere to find scrap prices near you, the iScrap App Website, iPhone App, & Android App can help. With thousands of scrap yards listed in the US and Canada, our directory allows you to search your area and find scrap prices in the area. […]

Big Changes Coming to Scrap Prices – 1/20/21

JUMP TO NON-FERROUS JUMP TO FERROUS And another one! With copper rebounding over the last couple of days and the incoming administration starting today we should see some big changes in the overall market in the coming months. How it is going to affect the scrap prices is something that we will continue to look […]

Scrap Prices Are High, But Is A Pullback Coming? – 1/13/21

JUMP TO NON-FERROUS JUMP TO FERROUS Copper Lovers! Every week we try to think about something that everyone loves to talk about and something that has little arguments or debates, the best thing that we could think of is copper. Well, anyone that likes or loves copper is in luck as we continue to see […]

How To Report Prices on the iScrap App

Are you looking to contribute to the largest site and app built for Scrappers, by Scrappers? Look no further than to start using the iScrap App Reported Price feature. Whether you are using the website on a desktop, on your mobile device, or you downloaded the free app, you can report scrap prices from anywhere […]

Why Are Catalytic Converter Prices So High?

So many people have asked us over the years about the value of catalytic converters and why they are so expensive. When people look at catalytic converters they see a magnetic stainless steel shield on the outside and they always hear about different numbers that are stamped or pictures that catalytic converter buyers look for. […]

Best Places Where To Find Scrap Prices

Importance of scrap price tracking

How to figure out when to sell scrap is tough? Do you do it when the prices jump real fast? Do you wait and then shop around? Knowing what the market is doing is half of the battle and talking to your local scrap yards will make it so you can figure out when the […]

Scrap Prices Reaching 8-Year Highs – 1/6/21

Scrap prices are close to reaching 8-year highs for a lot of commodities including copper. Steel and alumunim prices are also recovering from 2020.

Guide To Selling Scrap Carbide

If you are a full-time scrapper or a contractor you have most likely come across carbide scrap at some point in your career. Carbide is a unique scrap metal that is used in very specific industries and equipment. Commonly found in machine shops and drill bits, carbide scrap is a valuable commodity due to the […]

Why Do Oil Prices Affect Scrap Prices?

Many people ask if the oil prices going up or down affects the value of scrap metals and the simple answer is yes, sometimes. We know that isn’t a clear answer but there is more to it. The prices of oil, one of, if not the most major commodity in the world and it affects […]

How Often Do Scrap Prices Change?

Checking the scrap prices and when they change is important

If you are new to the scrap metal industry you may notice that a lot of scrap yards don’t post prices online or if they do, there is often a disclaimer that states prices can change at any time. As an experienced scrapper you should be familiar with ever-changing scrap prices and the possibility within […]

Copper Up 50% Since March – 12/23/20

Check in this week to see where the major scrap markets moved this year and what to expect heading into 2021 for scrap prices.