YSK scrap prices are continuing to fall and the people that live off it are struggling to survive.

YSK scrap prices are continuing to fall and the people that live off it are struggling to survive.
<!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>At one point in time people&#39;s entire income consisted off of scrap. People turned to collecting(sometimes stealing) scrap steel and selling it for up to $ 0.25 a pound! </p> <p>Today if get a nickel a pound you&#39;ve got some luck. </p> <p>The average price of scrap steel is 0.03 cents.</p> <p>You could feed an entire family of 4, own a home, and still have enough to work toward a better tomorrow; Now you&#39;re lucky is you can pay for the gas just to get to the scrap yard.</p> <p>I year ago today I got $ 0.16 a pound and it was luxurious</p> <p><a href="http://imgur.com/gallery/2xaUttV">http://imgur.com/gallery/2xaUttV</a></p> </div><!– SC_ON –> submitted by
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