Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.55/lb Updated 05/29/2024
Steel National Average $204.47/ton Updated 05/29/2024
Aluminum National Average $0.47/lb Updated 05/29/2024
Catalytic Converter Average $75.93/each Updated 05/29/2024

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3 Surefire Ways To Make More Money Scrapping

By now, you’re well aware that the iScrap App helps you find scrap yards near you and find the recently reported scrap prices, but did you know that we can also make you more money? There are several tips and ways to prepare your scrap metal and collect the right items that can make more […]

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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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5 Sure Fire Ways To Increase Profit on Scrap Metal

It’s no secret that selling scrap metal can make you a good chunk of change, but if you want to make the most money for your hard work, there are a few tips and tricks that can make all the difference. In this article, we will go over five of the best-kept secrets in the […]

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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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5 Places To Store Scrap Securely & DIY Storage Options

Ways to Store Your Scrap Securely Collecting and recycling scrap metal is a popular side hustle. However, finding bits of valuable metals is only part of the puzzle. You have to consider how and where you’ll store the scrap finds. (If only to stockpile your metal pieces awaiting better prices in the scrap market and […]

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Optimize and Maximize Profits: A Guide to Organizing Your Scrap Metal

Scrappers know that maintaining an organized workspace is crucial for efficiency and profitability. Whether you work out of a garage, storage unit, or backyard scrap yard, the key to success is keeping your materials organized, labeled, and easily accessible. Let’s explore some simple steps to help you declutter your space, introduce effective storage solutions, and […]

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What Wires Are Worth Stripping?

We have written about what to do and what not to strip. It continues to be a hot topic. We have talked to all types of scrappers to get different opinions on what is too thin to strip, and we have come up with this. We took all of the comments, advice, and knowledge of […]

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5 Essential Tools Every Scrapper Needs

When you are searching for scrap metal every day or working on larger jobs on the go, it’s always essential to have the right tools. Having the right tools can be the difference between wasting time and making a profit off materials. As you begin to scrap longer and understand what tools work best for […]

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Increase Scrap Profits With These Must-Have Tools

Based on surveys with scrappers, we’ve compiled the ultimate scrapper’s tool guide using our years of experience, trial and error, and scrapper suggestions. We’re not saying you should have every tool on this list, but these are probably the most common and the most widely used in the scrapper profession. Dismantling and separating your scrap […]

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How To Handle Taxes from Scrap Metal Profits

Right off the bat, we want to preface this conversation by saying we are NOT tax professionals, lawyers, etc. The purpose of this article is to provide context to a question that we see asked over and over again by scrappers: How do we handle taxes from scrap metal profits?  Who Needs To Pay Taxes? […]

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The Most Common Items Scrappers Need To Get The Job Done

Being a scrapper is no easy task. It requires hard work, dedication, and the right tools to navigate the scrapping world. One thing that every experienced scrapper knows is the importance of having reliable tools and consumables on hand. Let’s dive into the essential items that scrappers use regularly and need to keep in stock. […]

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