What’s your “scrap code name”? In the world of scrap, different materials have special code words to identify them – for instance, in 1917, a scrapper might deliver a ton of Iris and a truckload of Skim. In other words – a ton of heavy yellow copper and a truckload of tin foil. Use the generator below to create your own code name. Share with us on social media using #ScrapCodeName!

These codes are from the 1919 list of codes (first name) and 1977 list of codes (last name). Download the 1919 list and the 1977 list to see list of all codes.