Metal Scrapping

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Metal Scrapping is the act of salvaging metals from electronics. Not only can you save landfill space but you can also make money at the junkyard!

An understanding of the most used metals in electronics is required to yield a modest return. You can also make some bucks by selling your brass and aluminum cans in bulk.

Popular metals

  • Brass
  • Iron
  • Copper
  • Aluminum
  • Stainless steel


  • Neodymium


Found in most quantities in monitors, televisions and microwaves. By far the most lucrative to extract.


Pretty much anywhere. Aluminum cans is like loose change, 24 of them will get you a buck or more.


The most abundant metal in the industrial wasteland, but you will need a truck to transport it to the junkyard.