SCRAP NEWS | Treasure Hunting

Should You Scrap It Or Sell It?

Bet you’ve heard this before, “One man’s junk is another man’s treasure.” If you’re a scrapper, you know that phrase couldn’t be more true with the things you have found. We have talked to people that have bought picnic tables and resold them, good coils of copper, and so many other items from cars to […]

10 Abandoned Places Perfect For Scrapping

Want to escape the regular residential streets and job sites looking for scrap metal? Below are some places around the world that would be a scrapper’s paradise. These abandoned places around the globe make us drool at the potential for the scrap that can be found there. Which one is your favorite? 1. Abandoned Ship – […]

“Free Scrap Metal” – Finding Scrap Metal

aluminum extrusion scrap

While in a perfect world we would love to be able to offer you free scrap metal, it’s hard to ship, but the iScrap App Team has tips to help you locate free scrap in your area by using several different resources. As you may know, scrap metal isn’t just found on job sites, like […]

Ice Boat Made with Saw Blade Motor

Here's a creative way to use scrap

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 […]

Floating Diamonds With A Laser Beam

Want To Totally Geek Out? Check out this awesome YouTube video by User styropyro where he explains and demonstrates how lasers work and how he levitates diamonds in the laser beam. He has a full explanation of math, equations, science, and more behind the way the laser functions and how it can float particle in the beam. […]

6 TV Shows Scrappers Will Love

tv shows all 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 […]

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 […]

$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. […]

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 […]

Rare NASA Lunar Rover Sold for Scrap in Alabama

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 […]

The Graveyard For Trains On Ohio Border

Abandoned trains in Ohio and Pennsylvania

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 […]

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 […]