Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.47/lb Updated 07/19/2024
Steel National Average $176.65/ton Updated 07/19/2024
Aluminum National Average $0.49/lb Updated 07/19/2024
Catalytic Converter Average $75.93/each Updated 07/19/2024

SCRAP NEWS | Scrap Yard Customers

Will Your Yard Accept Crushed Aluminum Cans?

Aluminum cans have always been a favorite scrapper material. We frequently get the question: Should I crush my aluminum cans? You probably figure it saves space and is easier to bring crushed cans to the yard, and while that’s all true, our general answer is no. Why Some Yards Won’t Buy Crushed Cans Yards may […]

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12 Household Items You Can Bring To Your Scrap Yard

What Household Items Do Scraps Take? If you are looking to make some extra cash, try recycling scrap items that can be found around your house. We have a guide of everyday things that can be found throughout your house and brought to your local scrap yard. Most scrap yards take these items we are […]

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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. Regardless of whether you are a seasoned scrapper, there’s a lot […]

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What Jobs Generate Scrap Metal?

So our thing is scrap. That’s what we talk about, what we know, and what we love. We have talked about where scrap comes from and how to sort and separate it, but we wanted to talk about the jobs people do to create scrap. Top 7 Careers That Generate Scrap Metal BONUS- Scrappers– While this […]

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6 Ways To Maximize Your Scrap Metal Profits

Continued from Part 1… Thanks for joining us on our journey through the Eyes of the Scrapper Series. Below is Part 2, which explores the best ways to maximize your profits and ensure you aren’t missing any important weights, prices, or money from your trip to the scrap yard. Changing some of the ways you […]

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How Frequently Should Scrap Yards Change Their Prices?

In the world of scrap metal recycling, where the industry is ever-changing with the current market rate for goods, it can be challenging for yards or yard owners to determine the optimal frequency for adjusting their prices. Here’s an in-depth look at how often scrap yards should adjust their prices and what influences these decisions. […]

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Your First Time Going To A Scrap Yard

Have you ever been curious about what happens at a scrap yard? Maybe you’ve seen people pulling up with U-Hauls full of metal and wondered what happens inside. Or perhaps you’re looking to earn extra money by recycling metal and want to know where to take it. This guide will cover everything you need to […]

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How Does the Scrap Metal Recycling Industry Work?

Scrap metal recycling is the process of recovering and processing scrap metal from end-of-life items or structures and manufacturing scrap to use it as a raw material to manufacture new goods. Scrap metal may be recycled many times without losing any of its properties. It provides the raw material for new goods while emitting far less […]

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Why Your Yard’s Prices Aren’t What You See Online

Common Questions About Scrap Prices – Since opening iScrap back in 2010, we have been asked all types of questions including, Why doesn’t my local scrap yard have the same prices I see online? We have some of the answers and how scrap prices are determined by scrap yards.

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How To Scrap Ethically and Effectively

Recently, there has been a growing interest in scrapping, whether as a hobby or driven by economic and environmental reasons. As we embark on the quest for valuable metals and materials, we must emphasize the significance of legal and ethical methods when sourcing scrap. We will be delving into the different ways to acquire scrap […]

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How To Separate Your Copper Scrap for Recycling

Have you ever encountered some metal or items you know can be recycled at your local scrap yard? In today’s world of energy-efficient cars and technology, recycling is a well-known practice among most communities. Scrap metal recycling is one of the largest industries in the world that adds to the growing culture of restoring, renewing, […]

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3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Melt Your Own Scrap Ingots

Is It Worth Melting Copper Into Ingots? It looks cool. It could be a fun hobby with friends or in your yard, melting and molding your scrap metal ingots. While it may make for entertaining times or cool YouTube videos, we strongly suggest never melting your scrap ingots if you want to make the most […]

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