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Inflation Improving or Hurting Scrap? – 5/11/22

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS Copper Dropping- Oil Increasing With another week of the Chinese having heavy Covid lockdowns, it continued to see metal prices declining. While that is certainly not the only issue, it is one of the hot pot and topics that recently come to counter costs. We see the […]

Will High Oil Prices Cause Scrap Drop Off? – 4/6/22

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS Welcome to April! The first three months of the year are behind us, and we’re continuing to see increased prices on the horizon. We’re watching these prices, and they have continued to go up over the last week. We’ve seen copper prices increase by $0.15 a pound, […]

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, as well as manufacturing scrap, to use it as a raw material in the manufacture of new goods. It may be recycled many times without losing any of its properties. It provides the raw material for new goods while […]

Copper Gets It’s Groove Back – 2/2/22

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS Happy February!  With the month of love quickly upon us, we have certainly been loving the increase in copper prices the last few days. We know that we probably sound like we’re repeating ourselves, but with these markets in the positions and price ranges that they are […]

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 […]

7/5/17 Scrap Price Update: Steel & Copper Prices On The Rise

Hey iScrappers! We want to first and foremost with American a very Happy 241st Birthday! Looking better then ever, we hope to see so many people conTinue to have so many chances to do great things. We hope that you were able to take a day or two off and enjoy the nice weather that […]

Metal Monday: The Secret To Stainless Steel

Nickel is what makes stainless steel more valuable than steel

Hey iScrappers! Ever wonder why stainless steel is so much more money then normal steel? Well that’s a great question that we have been asked by one of our YouTubers and we want to go over it today. Inside of stainless steel there is a metal called Nickel and that is the secret to stainless […]

12 Household Items You Can Bring To Your Scrap Yard

When you are looking to make some extra cash by recycling scrap metal with your local yard, it can be as simple as finding items around your house. We have a guide of some common items that can be found throughout your house that can be brought to your local scrap yard. Most scrap yards […]

7 Hacks That Will Make Your More Money Scrapping

People are always looking for little shortcuts to get a few extra bucks out of their scrap metal with and we are here to help out. With so much money at risk by not knowing how to sort or separate a few different types of scrap metals you have to really be on top of […]

6 Places To Find Stainless Steel Scrap

Where to look for stainless steel scrap metal

If you are in the scrapping business, you know that stainless steel is a very good metal to collect, not only for it’s stable prices between $0.30-0.75/lb. but also when you do come across it for scrap, it is usually in large quantities. That is usually because of where stainless steel is found and what […]

Metal Monday: Scrapping Dirty Stainless Steel

Dirty stainless steel. You find it, you see it, you sell it. Pretty simple right? You probably see some of the small amount of contaminants on it and think to yourself that there won’t be a big discount for small amounts of material, but you never know. How Do You Scrap Dirty Stainless Steel? Then […]

Metal Monday: Clean vs. Dirty Stainless Steel

Stainless steel has been talked about many times but it always warrants a revisit. There are different types of stainless but one of the biggest things that we stress is having the stainless steel being CLEAN. Cleaning stainless is the biggest problem when it comes to scrapping. Let’s take a dishwasher for example. Clean Stainless […]