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The Lone Star State of Texas is located in the south central region on the United States. Known for having everything bigger in the state, they are ranked 2nd in the country in area only behind Alaska. The state is also 2nd in population in the country behind California with over 26.4 million residents. Despite so many residents the space in the state ranks it 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 are the largest metro region. Texas was entered into the union in 1845 as the 28th state. The state’s landscape is very diverse with desert, prairies, grasslands, forests, and coastline. It is called the Lone Star State because of it’s struggle to gain independence from Mexico. The Texas scrap yards 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 if a yard chooses not to list their prices, users are able to report scrap prices online. For metals like steel, copper, and aluminum, it is helpful to post current prices so scrappers can keep track of the market.
Like it’s motto of everything being bigger, the variety of industries in the state of Texas is also big. With a large influx of success in oil in the 20th century, Texas also is 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 important to the growing economy throughout the state. Some localized areas have a large amount of 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 located yards in your area you can contact them for further information like scrap prices, containers for job site, request for auto parts, and scrap car pickup requests. The North Texas Corporate Recycling Association (NTCRA) is a organization to help advocate the promotion of recycling through leadership and businesses in Texas and is a great 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.