The Surprising Answer: Can Rusty Metal Be Recycled?

You might not think you’re into “heavy metal.” Nevertheless, if you regularly use aluminum containers (perhaps for soft drinks), you’ll understand how quickly all that metal adds up. What if the metal didn’t have to just pile up, though? In fact, you might not have to throw all those cans out. You might be able […]

Can You Scrap Your Brake Rotors, and How Much Are They Worth?

Scrapping is a great way to turn unwanted metals into dollars in your pocket. At Scrap It, we help people turn their metal into money. As we work with new clients, we often receive questions about what car parts can be scrapped and how much they are worth. Today, we’re going to look at whether […]

What Is Involved in a Weigh and Pay Scrap Metal Service?

If you have a large quantity of scrap metal and don’t have a great way of transporting it yourself to a recycling facility and waiting to get paid, then you’ll want to read more about Weigh & Pay, a unique hassle-free service offered by Scrap It. How Does the Weigh & Pay Service Work? We […]

What Is the Difference Between Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Scrap Metals?

Not all metals are alike, and two of the major categories for scrap metals are ferrous vs. non-ferrous materials. This article walks you through the difference between ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metals, as well as how to tell what kind of scrap metal you have. Read here for a complete list of metals that Scrap […]

Are Scrap Metal Prices Going Up?

Recycling scrap metal is one of the best things you can do for the environment. Furthermore, it can also be one of the best things you can do for your wallet! That said, at certain times it can be more profitable and sometimes less profitable to recycle scrap. In some cases, people hold onto scrap […]

How To Scrap Your Transmission for the Best Prices

Many vehicle components are designed with metals that can be scrapped when the parts need replacement. From brake rotors to alternators, there’s a lot of ore to be mined within the mechanics of a vehicle. One large component found under the hood of every vehicle is a transmission. When a transmission is working, it plays […]

Can You Scrap a Car Without a Title?

You have an old car sitting in your yard or driveway that does not run. One easy way to get rid of it is to take it to a junkyard. You’ll get paid for the scrap metal and free up some space. But depending on how old the car is and what state you’re in, […]

Do Junkyards Typically Buy Cars?

If you’ve ever found yourself with an old car that no longer runs, then you might consider sending it to a junkyard. But how much will you get for it? Also, what happens if there is still a lien on the car? We’ll address all your questions about sending that old car to a junkyard […]