Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.60/lb Updated 06/19/2024
Steel National Average $178.16/ton Updated 06/19/2024
Aluminum National Average $0.48/lb Updated 06/19/2024
Catalytic Converter Average $75.93/each Updated 06/19/2024

SCRAP NEWS | Scrappers

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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How Often Do Scrap Prices Change?

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

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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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Understanding Tare Weight in Scrap Metal Recycling

Understanding the terms associated with weight measurement is crucial to ensuring fair compensation for your scrap materials. One term that plays a pivotal role in this process is “Tare Weight.” Let’s delve into what Tare Weight means, how it differs from Gross and Net weights, and why scrap yards employ this measurement. Scrapping Starts with […]

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Best Ways To Start Scrapping This Spring: Turning Junk into Cash

As spring approaches, the season cleaning is upon us. Beyond the traditional spring cleaning routine, the iScrap team wants you to consider incorporating scrapping into your agenda. It’s not just about decluttering; it’s about turning that clutter into cash! Whether you’re a seasoned scrapper or a novice looking to make extra money, this guide will […]

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Talk the Talk: Mastering the Scrap Metal Lingo

Knowing what you have…and saying what you have are two different things. It is not easy to always know what type of material you have, and without knowing the proper terminology, it will be challenging to sell it for the right price at your local scrap yard. What Is The Lingo? What does that mean […]

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We Asked The Experts for the Best Truck Winches for Scrapping

Looking For A New Winch? Don’t Worry We Asked Our Experts Whether you’re a scrapper or in the market for a new truck winch, we have you covered. They are necessary when hauling larger loads or loading up cars. In a scrapper’s world, winches are used to haul cars and other equipment or vehicles. They […]

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Scrapping a Furnace for Maximum Profit: A Comprehensive Guide

Disposing an old furnace requires careful consideration, as improper disposal can lead to fines in some areas. Due to the size of most units, municipal garbage disposals typically do not pick these up, but if you leave them on your curb, you can also get in trouble with your town. However, scrapping your furnace ensures […]

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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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