SCRAP NEWS | Steel

This Week’s Scrap Metal Prices & Market News

Reports Sent To Your Inbox SUBSCRIBE HERE Copper Continues Its Winning Streak ALSO: Aluminum & Stainless Steel About To Take Off? Report Date: 11/16/22 Happy (almost) Turkey Day! Check out some of our favorite Thanksgiving Memes. We hope everyone has been watching the markets- as we’ve seen more and more reported prices increasing across the […]

2022 Fourth Quarter & Where Scrap Prices Are Heading

  Reports Sent To Your Inbox SUBSCRIBE HERE Don’t Get Too Excited About 2023 ALSO: Elections Will Affect Scrap Prices Report Date: 10/19/22 Going into the fourth quarter, we’ll see a lot of questions, primarily until the midterm elections are sorted out. On top of that, everyone continues to talk about recession, recession, recession, and […]

Where Are Scrap Prices After First Half of 2022?

The First Half of 2022 is Over! That means it’s time for our team to summarize where the markets have been and where we think they are heading for the second half of 2022. Aluminum Scrap Prices in 2022 The darling of the first quarter has dropped down by over 35% this year overall. We […]

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 […]

2022 Scrap Price Outlook Series – By iScrap App & RRCats.com

Wondering where scrap prices are heading in 2022? Watch this year’s outlook and find out what factors are changing prices for several key scrap metals including: 2022 Scrap Price Outlook for Copper 2022 Scrap Price Outlook for Aluminum 2022 Scrap Price Outlook for Catalytic Converters 2022 Scrap Price Outlook for Steel & Iron Watch the […]

Beginner’s Guide: Scrapping 101

Getting started with scrapping and recycling metals can be an overwhelming task for someone that isn’t familiar with the scrap industry. It is also difficult to find information that is good for beginners that can clarify exactly where to get started. The iScrap App team has years of experience in the scrap industry and lives […]

4 Tips For Scrapping Faster & More Efficiently

Tips on quick scrapping

From one of our most recent Scrapper Tips Emails we put together some great quick tips that would allow you to quickly make the most from your scrap if you were in a rush. See some of the great tips we have below and be sure to sign up for our Scrapper Tips Emails. Sign […]

How Do You Scrap An Air Conditioner?

There are some different types of air conditioners that can be taken apart for scrap

One of the more common scrap items during the warmer months, air conditioners are very easy items to take apart for scrap metal inside but require some work. With a wide variety of materials like copper, electric motors, aluminum, and wire inside, any scrappers from beginner to advanced ones can benefit by taking apart an […]

Copper Remains High While Oil Prices Rise – 5/12/21

Recycling keeps metals out of our landfills

JUMP TO NON-FERROUS JUMP TO FERROUS   Can You Believe What’s Going On With These Markets? Well, well, well. That just happened. Copper markets have hit all-time record highs. Let’s just take a breath and relax for a second while you absorb that. Wait for it….(breath)…OK let’s get back to business. Copper prices have soared […]

Finding The Best Scrap Yard

Find a scrap yard that suits all of your needs

There are several factors that can play into you choosing the best scrap or salvage yard to bring your scrap metal to. While some are more important than others, there are different things to consider when finding a scrap yard in your area and traveling there to sell your scrap. One of the most obvious […]

Metal Monday: Cast Iron Radiators

Radiators…so many types and from so many places. Radiators are used not only to heat things up…but also to help cool things down. Depending on the type of radiator that you are talking about will affect what type of material that you have. Cast Iron radiators are generally found in older homes and have hot […]

How Low Steel Prices Affect Jobs

Everyone looks at the steel prices when scrapping as the worst part of their “scrappy” day…but the low steel prices are hurting people on the other end of the recycling cycle. The people who work at factories and smelters across the world that melt and prepare steel are really getting hurt with these low prices. […]