SCRAP NEWS | Winter Scrapping

4 Products For Staying Warm Working Outside

Use this zippo hand warmer to warm your hands quickly

It is that time of year when the majority of the US and Canada are engulfed in the Arctic Air blasts and we are trying to keep warm every way possible. In the scrap metal industry, whether you work at a scrap yard or you are a scrapper hunting for scrap, most of the day […]

The Effects of Snow & Winter on the Scrap Industry

The cold weather can limit where you find scrap

Unless you are in the plowing or heating industries, the snowy, cold weather usually doesn’t help business. In fact, it is very common that during the winter season scrap yards and those in the scrap industry are severely affected by their business and lack of scrap jobs. As the cold hits the country, it seems […]

Best Tips for Driving In The Snow

When the winter time hits, there’s always that first major snowstorm that throws everyone for a loop. People run out to the grocery store pick up the essentials, get their snow plows ready, and prep their shovels and snowblowers. When you are scrapping during the slower winter months, it’s important to keep a few things […]

6 Scrap Metal Items To Collect Around Christmas

Holiday lights

“Blast this Christmas music. It’s joyful and triumphant,” said the Grinch. Did you know that all of those old strands of Christmas lights are worth money? Instead of getting upset whenever that strand of lights doesn’t work anymore think about how you can recycle them and make a little extra cash! If only the Grinch […]

11/8/17 Scrap Price Report: What’s Really Happening?

Hey iScrappers! Scrapping has been a hell of a weird year but we have seen so many prices rising over the last 6 months..and we can add steel back to the list of increases. The steel market is up, partially due to the oil market increasing and overall we are in a good place to […]

11/1/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper + China = Questions

Hey iScrappers! We hope that you have been enjoying these high prices, cashing in on the market uptick and are crossing your fingers for a higher rate in the ferrous markets as well. This week we are going to go over one of the new futures of the scrap industry and also going to go […]

10/24/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Prices Stay Strong

Good Day to You iScrappers! Hopefully, scrapping has been going well and you have been continuing to be busy and gaining more customers and different types of materials to scrap. We have been talking to more and more people that have been scrapping lately and they have been doing a great job telling us stories […]

10/11/17 Scrap Price Report: Where Are Prices This Week?

Hey iScrappers! With the scrap prices going all over the place we are happy to report that the overall market has been much higher on the non-ferrous side of things then it had all of September. With copper prices jumping up we have seen a massive amount of prices being reported and WOWOW is that […]

10/4/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Prices Drop 10% Last Month

Hey iScrappers! We hope that all is well and that you have been checking out scrap prices online and posting prices online that you have been getting at your local yards. We have been reading articles, talking to multiple people about prices, and looking into an answer that we can find regarding what is going […]

9/27/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Drops Again

Scrappers! We hope that you have been busy and have not been able to keep up with the amount of scrap that you have been getting in. We hope that the relief efforts across the South Eastern US States are continuing well, and our hearts go out to so many of the families that have […]

9/20/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Prices Takes Hit

Good Day iScrappers! We hope that you are staying busy, scrapping often, and have been updating your phones with the new iScrap App that is available on the iTunes and the Google Marketplace. We have spent a lot of time making sure that these would be providing you with more and better pricing than ever […]

9/13/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Still High, But Sees Dip

Hey Scrappers! We hope that you are all staying busy, enjoying these prices, and making sure to get your daily hustle on! We hope that all of you who were affected by Hurricane Irma or Harvey are doing as well as possible and the recovery process has started to take affect. Join us and donate […]