SCRAP NEWS | Steel

Now’s The Time To SELL Non-Ferrous – 1/5/22

HOLD OR SELL NON-FERROUS HOLD OR SELL FERROUS Welcome to 2022! If you have not seen the world changed in the last week- then you probably are seeing clearly! The world continues to move on and the scrap world is following suit. We have seen a lot of large news articles talking about steel manufacturers […]

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 […]

4th of July & American Metal Facts

Facts about the scrap metal market in America

That time of year is here when the sun is shining, water is splashing, beers are flowing, and burgers are cooking. With the 4th of July Holiday here in America, we want to take some time aside to go through the history of our fine country and how metal and other commodities have changed in […]

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 […]

[INFOGRAPHIC] Did You Know? – Scrap Metal Facts

Aluminum can recycling

The iScrap App Team knows that our fans like to make money scrapping, but did you know all of that recycling actually has some pretty everlasting effects on the environment too? We have put together some of our favorite facts and figures to share about scrap metal. There are many scrap metal facts that by […]

Why Do Scrap Yards Have Weight Requirements For Steel?

A common question we find among scrappers is why they aren’t getting paid for smaller amounts of steel or iron at their scrap yards. Having a minimum on steel purchases is a common procedure that scrap yards have across the US and Canada. To help scrappers and recyclers understand why scrap yards would do this we […]

Best Time for Your Trip to the Scrap Yard

Midweek visits can be a better time to go to the scrap yard

Timing Is Everything Choosing the best scrap yard based on prices, experience, and location are some of the most important factors when you’re looking to make the most money on your scrap. Something else you may have not considered to make your scrap yard trip easier was the best time of the year, month, or […]

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 […]

Two Major Ways Joe Biden Can Affect Scrap Prices

Post-Election – How Is Scrap Going to Be Affected? With the 2020 US Presidential Election over, what is going to happen to the scrap metal markets? That was what we were thinking when Joe Biden was announced the winner of the 2020 Election. It may not have been the first thing that you thought about […]

Cup Of Joe Episode 3: Brass, Bronze, Ballasts, & More

Joe answers several questions this week about various items like brass, bronze, ballasts, motherboards, steel and more. If you have any questions of your own about something with scrapping or taking apart materials apart, let us know by commenting. Thanks for watching!

Why Scrapping Requires Patience & Hard Work

Have patience while scrapping

It’s no secret that scrapping is a tough job and hard labor on the body. That doesn’t mean it doesn’t have its rewards, because we all know it does. Scrapping can be frustrating at times like when times are slow with new material or prices have taken a hit. The difference between a good scrapper […]

Rating Scrap Items To Take Apart

The guts of a computer tower are easy to remove

Some of the most difficult things to take apart while scrapping can be worth your time and money if you do it the right way. But knowing how to take them apart and what goes into it, can be the most difficult challenge. The iScrap App Team has ranked some of the most common scrap […]