Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.50/lb Updated 07/13/2024
Steel National Average $176.65/ton Updated 07/13/2024
Aluminum National Average $0.49/lb Updated 07/13/2024
Catalytic Converter Average $75.93/each Updated 07/13/2024

SCRAP NEWS | Winter Scrapping

What Is The Best Time To Go To A Scrap Yard?

Timing Is Everything Choosing the best scrap yard based on prices, experience, and location are some of the most important factors when making the most money on your scrap. Something else you may not have considered to make your scrap yard trip easier was the best time of the year, month, or week to bring […]

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Best Tips for Scrapping During All Weather

Are you aware that the US scrap metal recycling market is worth $30.1 billion? But more importantly, it’s expected to grow by 8.3% in 2022.  So, selling scrap metal is ideal if you’re looking for a way to earn some extra cash. But, as with any industry, there are many things that you should know […]

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Getting Cold? Save These Metals To Scrap Indoors To Keep Earning All Winter

Winter is here, and for the seasoned scrappers among us, it’s time to switch gears and adapt our strategies to the season’s slower pace. As a scrapper, the winter months can bring unique opportunities for maximizing profits and tackling projects requiring more time and attention. In this list, we’ll explore the types of scrap you […]

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4 Products For Staying Warm Working Outside

It is that time of year when most of the US and Canada are engulfed in the Arctic Air blasts, and we are trying to keep warm in 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 […]

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4 Easy Ways To Collect Scrap During The Winter

As the winter chill sets in across North America, scrappers face unique challenges in finding and recycling scrap metal. We all know that winter adversely affects the scrap industry, but the cold weather and snow-covered landscapes make the task more demanding than the warmer seasons. However, with strategic thinking and adaptability, scrappers can still turn […]

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Our Favorite Holiday Gifts for Any Scrapper – Including Top Tools To Profits

As the holiday season approaches, there’s no better time to show appreciation for the scrappers in your life with the perfect gifts. Whether they’re passionate about scrapping or love getting their hands dirty with DIY projects, our list has something for every enthusiast. We decided to ask the Scrappers of Reddit and our Scrap Metal […]

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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 […]

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Best Tips for Driving In The Snow

When winter hits, there’s always that first major snowstorm that throws everyone for a loop. People run to the grocery store, pick-up the essentials, prepare their snow plows, and prep their shovels and snowblowers. When scrapping during the slower winter months, it’s essential to keep a few things in mind for the best tips for […]

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The Effects of Snow & Winter on the Scrap Industry

The snowy, cold weather usually doesn’t help business unless you are in the plowing or heating industries. It is prevalent 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 also seems to hit […]

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Scrapping in the Cold Weather: What You Need

  Most areas in the US and Canada begin to grip for winter and colder months once September comes around yearly. While scrapping during the colder months, especially for regions under freezing temperatures most of the winter, it’s crucial to think warm. There are some essential steps and tips to use while preparing to scrap […]

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6 Scrap Metal Items To Collect Around Christmas

“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 […]

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