"Today I was working by myself and my customers were amazed at how I could handle 8 customers at one time. This was was only made possible because of how fast and simple PopScrap is to use. The system has already freed up a lot of my time, I highly recommend anyone wanting to purchase PopScrap to call me or visit our yard first. Thanks for your great support and for making such a affordable program."~Clint Kelley, Sumiton Iron & Metal. Sumiton, Alabama

    "PopScrap is great! I can log in to the back office (BOSS) from my iPhone or any computer with an internet connection and see the current day’s activity, as well as look up customers details from anywhere. This enables me to be more mobile and still have the information I need to do business." ~Sal Agredano, President, Eureka Tech Recycling



    "Wow! EASE of USE, Simple to Implement even for first time Scrap Software users and training and technical support is OUT of THIS WORLD with the sky's the limit advanced features, flexibility/accessibility,, true portability and down to earth pricing that envy our competitors yards software that is twice the cost! We wish we could have done it sooner! Thank you, PopScrap!" ~Chi Dang, Plant Manager. Columbia Recycling PDX, Portland, OR

    "M3 Metals is extremely pleased with your innovative software and products. Before we brought PopScrap on board, our ticketing process was labor intensive and repetitive. Now everything is automated and simple; we couldn't be happier! Thank you!" ~Steve Lodge Jr., M3 Metals
, San Marcos, CA
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Desktop Software

WeighPay Pro is the world's #1 Cloud ERP when paired with Oracle NetSuite. 40,000 customers in over 100 countries with CRM and Financials.

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Mobile Software

The world's #1 Android mobile app for buying and selling scrap metal with built-in ticket logic for collecting state compliance images. 

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Browser Software

The WeighPay Online application is your back office for prices, customers, contracts, accounts payable, accounts receivable and for creating purchases using any internet connected device with 24/7 online reporting.

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Accounting Integration

WeighPay connects to Quickbooks desktop, QBO and Oracle NetSuite ERP offering real-time integration. Scale tickets are automatically inserted as a Journal Entry, Bill, Purchase Order or an Invoice.

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Why Popscrap?Compliance Focused, Scrap Metal Software With Cloud Protection For Your Scale Transactions.

PopScrap Mobile

The MOBILE version is a fully state compliant scale ticketing solution for android mobile devices. Offering the largest buttons in the industry for simple implementation for any user of any age. Free your business from network limitations.

PopScrap Pro

The PRO version is our #1 best selling scale software solution for the discerning scrap yard owner who demands the best money can buy, formatted for Windows desktops and tablets, offering the most advanced hybrid ticketing solution, using a Windows app connected to a cloud server instantly connecting your locations and devices via the internet.


Accounting Integration

PopScrap Software can be fully integrated with many of the popular accounting solutions, offering a direct connection from your scale software to your accounting solution like QuickBooks Software. Automated real-time transfer of information reduces mistakes and increases reliability of your most important numbers.

Browser Based Scrap Software

Open any browser on any device and run BOSS LITE for CalRecycle CRV buyers and or use BOSS PRO to create commercial ticketsfor business to business transactions. Easy to use interface, no downloads, no installs, prints to any printer from any device.

WHY POPSCRAP?Compliance Focused, Scrap Metal Software With Cloud Protection For Your Scale Transactions.


Cloud Based Scrap Yard Software

The 21st century requires a 21st century solution! Cloud based scrap and recycling software solutions eliminate costly and complex outdated servers for easy global administration on any internet connected device through an advanced intuitive web based application.


Mobile Ready

Create fully compliant tickets for your scrap metal yard using your smart phone, tablet, or desktop pc, for ease of use and affordability.


WeighPay PRO is a Windows application for desktops and tablets with full integration to Oracle NetSuite ERP, the world's #1 Cloud ERP with over 40,000 customers in over 100 countries. Best-in-class security connecting your scale transactions to your accounting software with 24/7 online access to your entire business from any device, creating a single source of "truth" in NetSuite while maintaining metal theft compliance with local your scrap laws.



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Accounting Integration

Create fully compliant tickets for your scrap metal yard or recycling center, and instantly load transactions into your QuickBooks in real time.


WP Online can be accessed 24/7 from any internet connected device while offering two options for creating scale tickets along with the industries only web-based back office scrap software with Purchase Contracts and Sales Contracts with our own AP and AR features with a complete WIP and Finished Goods inventory management with shipping.

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Scrap Recycling Compliance Blog

This blog will focus on scrap metal compliance and related issues to the scrap metal industry.

Scrap Metal Recycling Compliance Laws

Scrap Metal Recycling Compliance Laws

scrap metal recycling lawsGetting into compliance in the scrap metal industry is getting tougher and more expensive every day as new compliance laws are being passed by law makers who fail to understand the weight and burden they are placing on the smaller mom and pop operations that are the backbone of America's scrap metal industry.

Many scrap metal dealers have closed their doors over new scrap metal laws. Several dealers have reported that the requirements have stalled their flow of scrap metals cutting the flow of scrap metal in half as many of their customers don't have the required documents to sell scrap metal.


While I have found that most scrap metal yards are more than willing to help the local authorities fight crime. Many I have spoken with feel like local authorities are putting too much pressure on the local business to do their crime fighting for them. 

Our conversations with scrap yard owners have revealed a willingness to get into compliance, but at what cost?

Scrap Yard Compliance Does Not Have to Be Expensive

Some of the older compliance software companies are charging scrap metal dealers upwards of $30,000 to $50,000 to get in to compliance only to find out that it does not stop the crime and local detectives are still interrupting their businesses and costing them even more money in down time. 

The most common scrap metal compliance laws in the U.S. requires dealers to get a photo of the sellers ID, a photo of the seller at the time of  of the purchase, the license plate of the vehicle used to transport the metals, a photo of the material being purchased, with many states requiring fingerprints and electronic signatures uploaded daily to websites that detectives can scan for stolen materials.

The common joke is that the only thing left to collect is a blood and urine sample. It really is getting tougher for the smaller yards to compete with the larger buyers of metals when it takes so much time and money to get into compliance. 

Many of the software compliance vendors are trying to help by lowering the prices of their products and creating easier to use software / hardware solutions in an effort to assist with the daily collection of compliance images and reporting.

In the last few years several new compliance software companies have surfaced offering more affordable solutions causing the older mature companies to scramble to stay competitive.

The oldest software providers like 21st Century Programming, BuyBackPro, Scrap Dragon and Shared Logic are finding themselves in a price war with companies like ScrapRight, Nexus and PopScrap.com who are offering newer technology at much lower prices.

All in all, there are over 20 companies now offering scrap metal compliance software solutions to the world-wide industry. With the power of mobile technology on the rise one of these companies is now offering fully state compliant Android app that is far more cost effective for the smaller yards. 

Competition is the best thing to happen for the scrap metal dealer who is the end user of these scrap metal compliance software solutions where hardware integration is a must.

As a special note, one of the newer companies, Popscrap.com, is now offering a online program called "ScrapShield Sheriff", where local detectives can get real-time scale ticket data without compromising the scrap dealers critical business information. This new product is exciting the compliance authorities for its ease of use, simple interface and it is offered completely free to the local authorities, unlike many of the reporting companies like Leads Online and Business Watch International who charge the local detectives for access to day old compliance data.

Real time crime fighting data will soon be the standard as the local police will need to see images immediately after a material is reported stolen since every minutes counts in recovery of stolen scrap metal.

Time will tell how many more laws can be thrown on to the backs of scrap metal dealers before they quit and find new ways to make a living.

At the end of the day, cash is king, and those with cash will buy up the smaller feeder yards and the big players will get bigger and the smaller mom and pop operations will smelt way under the struggle to help the authorities to do their job.

Not to add insult to injury but most American scrap dealers don't even know the impact of the new health care law and the fines and fees that accompany this poorly constructed law.  Its anticipated to be the straw the broke the scrap dealers back. 

Welcome to the new America where small businesses have to pay to do the job of local government agencies who fail to do what they were already paid to do. But that's another story.

PopScrap has compliance specialists in your area ready to help you. Call us at 888-440-8858 or fill out our online form for more information.

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