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Located in the southwest region of the United States, Utah is a unique state with a wide variety of landscape. Ranked 13th in area of land, Utah has the largest number of Mormons in their population considering the state’s capital of Salt Lake City is the center of the religion. The capital of Salt Lake City is also the largest city and metro area in the state with around 80% of overall residents living in the region. Utah is ranked 33rd in the nation in population with over 2.9 million residents and is ranked 41st in density. Utah was entered as the 45th state in the union in 1896. Utah is a part of the 4-corner state with Arizona to the south, Colorado to the east, and New Mexico to the southeast corner. The entire west border of Utah is Nevada and a portion of the north border belongs to both Idaho and Wyoming. There is a wide variety of forests, canyons, deserts, and more throughout the “Beehive State”. The state is focused on “Industry” as their motto. The scrap yards in Utah carry on the state motto of industry, which allows the scrappers to do that as well. With the iScrap App, yards are able to stay ahead of the industry by posting prices for their metals, or the users can report prices. The customers that have received payments for metals can report what prices they’ve received for materials like copper, aluminum, and brass.
Some popular industries throughout the state include petroleum, refining, coal mining, and tourism with 5 national parks. Many of the industries here can directly affect and relate back to the metal industry with it’s production and processing of materials. Many minerals like zinc, copper, gold, lead, and silver are mined throughout the state. Mining was a large part of the economy when the state was first founded and continues to be. The scrap yards in Utah can be found on the iScrap App through the map above and also by searching by zip code on the directory. Once you have found a local yard you will be able to see materials they purchase and have the choice to contact them. You can ask about scrap prices, request containers for large job sites for steel or copper, ask about auto parts for repairs, and scrap car pickup services. Be sure to check out the populated regions like Salt Lake City, St. George, Cedar City, and Logan for local Utah scrap yards.