Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.60/lb Updated 06/22/2024
Steel National Average $178.16/ton Updated 06/22/2024
Aluminum National Average $0.49/lb Updated 06/22/2024
Catalytic Converter Average $75.93/each Updated 06/22/2024

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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 […]

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7 Tips To Find The Best Scrap Yard & Prices

Scrap yards have been around for a long time and play an essential role in recycling. They provide a place for people to sell their unwanted or scrap metal items, which are then melted down and reused. There are many types of scrap yards, from small family-run businesses to large commercial operations. When choosing a […]

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Getting 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 […]

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Looking for Scrap Prices Near You?

CLICK TO FIND SCRAP PRICES NEAR YOU If you search everywhere for 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 the best scrap prices in the area. We […]

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“Free Scrap Metal” – Finding Scrap Metal

While in a perfect world, we would love to be able to offer you free scrap metal. It’s hard to ship, but the iScrap App Team has tips to help you locate free scrap in your area using several different resources. As you may know, scrap metal isn’t just found on job sites like construction, […]

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2023 Scrap Metal Market Summary & Predictions for 2024

The scrap metal industry has seen its fair share of ups and downs in a year marked by economic shifts, global events, and evolving consumer demands. In our comprehensive overview of the 2023 Scrap Metal Market, we discuss the dynamics of five essential metals, offering insights into the driving factors that shaped the prices of […]

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One Thing Scrap Yards Won’t Tell You About Scrap 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, […]

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3 Ways Scrap Prices Are Impacted Every Day

Many people ask us all of the time about the scrap prices. Whether the market is up, if it is down, or what times during the year do we think that it will be increasing. All of those are great questions but there are hundreds if not thousands of factors that go into figuring it […]

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Scrapping. It Ain’t Easy.

We watch interactions through our YouTube videos, Facebook posts, Instagram posts, Facebook groups and just emails coming through our inbox…and all people say one thing. They love to scrap. So when we talk to them and we get past the initial thoughts of loving scrap we want to dig deeper into problems that people have when […]

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Factors That Determine Scrap Prices

People in the scrap metal industry are constantly watching TV and on the computer, not to entertain themselves or check to Facebook but constantly checking the industry trends and prices. There are many factors that go into determining the prices that are seen at the scales of scrap yards across the world. Many of these […]

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Why Are Scrap Steel Prices Down?

So…it’s been a while since you loaded your truck, trailer, or car with scrap steel and drove to the scrap yard. You know that this load that you have is heavy because there were a lot of small nails, screws, and tiny parts that you really packaged together and packed in tightly, so you are […]

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Could Electric Motor Prices Drop As Low As Steel?

As of July 2018 –  We have seen copper prices jumping all over the place, heard rumors about exports getting ready to dry up to China – and that may just be the start of things. With recent news of more tariffs going into place, we may be seeing these markets turning a different direction.  […]

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