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The Lone Star State of Texas is located in the south-central region of the United States. Known for having everything more significant in the state, they are ranked 2nd in the country in area only behind Alaska. The state is also 2nd in population, behind California, with over 26.4 million residents. Despite so many residents, the space in the form ranks 26th in density. The southern border of Texas borders Mexico and the Gulf of Mexico. To the west, New Mexico; to the north, Oklahoma; to the east, Arkansas and Louisiana. The capital of Texas is Austin. However, Houston is the largest city, and Dallas/Fort Worth/Arlington is the most extensive metro region. Texas was entered into the union in 1845 as the 28th state. The state’s landscape is diverse, with deserts, prairies, grasslands, forests, and coastlines. It is called the Lone Star State because it struggles to gain independence from Mexico. The Texas scrap yards are all over the state and are very active in the scrap metal industry. The scrap yards in Texas listed on the iScrap App can be found within minutes. Also, users can report scrap prices online if a yard chooses not to list its prices. For metals like steel, copper, and aluminum, it is helpful to post current prices so scrappers can keep track of the market.
Like its motto of everything being bigger, the variety of industries in Texas is also big. With a large influx of success in oil in the 20th century, Texas is also home to many industries like mining, agriculture, energy, and technology. With several metals needed for those industries and their production, like copper, steel, and aluminum, Texas scrap yards are essential to the growing economy throughout the state. Some localized areas have many scrap yards and salvage yards listed. Several yards can be found in Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington, Lubbock, and the surrounding regions. Be sure to use the iScrap App to locate these yards on the Texas Scrap Yards map or by searching with your zip code in the directory. Once you have found yards in your area, you can contact them for further information, like scrap prices, job site containers, auto parts requests, and scrap car pick-up requests. The North Texas Corporate Recycling Association (NTCRA) is an organization that helps advocate the promotion of recycling through leadership and businesses in Texas and is an excellent resource for more local information. Be sure to check with the local yards and ask about what kind of metals they accept at their location.