Monday, October 31, 2011

Selling scrap metal? Now there's an app for that, too

New Jerseyan Tom Buechel, 26, owner of Rockaway Recycling, was looking for ways to get the word out about his business. So he created one--The iScrapApp for the iPhone, Android and other platforms.

Simply touching the application’s icon can help consumers find the nearest scrap yard, learn pricing, and allows them to send photographs of their goods to the yard to see if there’s interest, and vice versa.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is even considering the iScrap app for recognition as part of its “Apps for the Environment” contest.

Read more about Tom's app here in today's Asbury Park Press 

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