SCRAP NEWS | Winter Scrapping

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 […]

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 […]

How To Get The Best Scrap Prices

iscrap app pricing

If you are scrapping for extra money, which many people are, it’s important to know how to get a better price for your metal. Getting the best scrap price is important when you are looking to unload hundreds or thousands of pounds of metal. When you are preparing your scrap load for the yard, it’s […]

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 […]

New Year’s Eve Ball Statistics

As you are preparing your New Year’s Eve plans this year, keep in mind some of these really interesting and fun facts about the New York City New Year’s Eve Ball. Getting the nod every year at midnight on December 31st, the New Year’s Ball has some really impressive statistics and history that make it […]

Scrappy Holidays Video

happy holidays

This Holiday Season the iScrap App wants to wish you, your family, and friends a healthy and happy New Year! Being huge scrap metal fans, the iScrap App Team wanted to get you in the Holiday mood with a little presentation of Scrappy Holidays! Hope you enjoy! Related Articles: Scrapping During The Winter New Year’s […]

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 […]

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

copper scrap in box

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 […]