SCRAP NEWS | Treasure Hunting

14-Year-Old Searched For Scrap & Found This…

Kid finds armament of guns and ammo

Manchester, UK – A 14-Year-Old was being adventurous when searching for scrap metal at a wasteland near his home in England. He was sporting a metal detector to find some items that could help him earn some money at his local scrap yard. Instead of finding some cans and other normal items, he came across […]

Ice Boat Made with Saw Blade Motor

And who said Winter was over? This guy invented his own mode of transportation on the iced-overI lakes and ponds in his area. What do you get when you combine, a cold winter, some creativity, and old machines? Usually you wouldn’t think it would be a Sled Ice Machine made with a saw blade. This […]

6 TV Shows Scrappers Will Love

When the scrap yards are closed and the sun drops, sometimes it’s nice to kick up our feet and relax with some fun TV shows that scrappers just love. Below we have a list of some of our favorite TV shows we watch during our pastime and can learn a thing of two from for […]

Mystery Woman Entitled to $100K After Dropping Off Apple I Vintage Computer

Vintage Apple I Computer dropped off at recycling center

As a scrapper, we all know that one man’s junk is another treasure. That is definitely the case for a mystery woman who recently dropped off a vintage computer to a local recycling facility just north of San Jose, California. Recently the woman was cleaning up her house and collecting a box of electronics after […]

The Graveyard For Trains On Ohio Border

Located on the border of Pennsylvania and Ohio border tucked into the woods, sits old trains that seemingly have been rotting and rusting away for decades. Photographer Seph Lawless, took it upon himself to capture these awesome sites of trains from the modern era and all the way back to the 1930’s. The cemetery for […]

Coolest Scrap Metal Finds

We have talked to thousands of scrappers about prices on metals, how to sort and separate metals, and how they can really maximize their time to be able to make more money. But today we want to talk about the cool things that YOU have found in scrap. Cool Scrap Metal Finds We have talked […]

Cool Scrap Hangouts

Scrapper Hangouts are Cool

There are always some great places that come up in scrapping adventures. We wanted to share some of the cool places that have been shared with us through the last few months. Check out some of the other really cool scrap treasures that have been found over the year with these scrap pictures. Some of these below […]

Rare NASA Lunar Rover Sold for Scrap in Alabama

So you may think about traveling to the moon after hearing the fate of one of the lunar rovers from NASA. Recently an Alabama resident scrapped one of the NASA lunar rovers at a local scrap yard. Reported by Vice, the rover was discovered in February 2014 by a US Air Force Historian that spotted it […]

6 Scrapping Wonders of the World

The iScrap App Team is excited to bring you 6 of the Scrapping Wonders of the World. We have gone through some notable infrastructures that have been made throughout the centuries, which would be a scrapper’s dream. There are many large landmarks around the world that are made from metal. Have you ever wondered how […]

$100,000 Cash Found Inside Scrap TV

While most scrap yard don’t accept TV’s and we don’t usually talk about them with the exception of copper yolks, but this is a story we couldn’t resist. Recently one worked in a Canada Recycling Plant was going through various items that were brought to be disposed of properly and had a very thrilling find. […]

Cool, Sometimes Weird Scrapping Items

scrap yard finds

GARBAGE: Some people see it as trash, scrappers see it as CA$H! Some items that scrappers see come through the yards are out of the ordinary and fun. Some things What kind of cool or weird items have you seen go through the yards by you? Here are some of the cool items we were […]

Scrap Metal News: Oil Prices & $600,000 of Gold

This month we have a few articles and notable media outlets contributing to the market news about scrap metal and also what is going on with the economy. Many of recent news reports about oil can affect the overall commodities market, including scrap metal. Browse below for more information. Oil Prices Surging – Give Hopes In […]