Search and Rescue: Canadian auto recyclers commended for handling of Takata airbag recall

Toronto, Ontario — Canadian auto recyclers are working hard to pick up the pieces of the still ongoing Takata airbag recall that affected millions of vehicles worldwide. Rebuilders’ Automotive Supply (RAS) congratulated the nation’s recyclers in an email last Wednesday, saying “Keep up the good work! We Appreciate Our Canadian Customers!”, recognizing them for their […]

Hollings-Head of the Table: ARA names Marty Hollingshead new president

Manassas, Virginia — The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) named Marty Hollingshead as the new president during the organization’s 78th annual conference in Dallas, Texas last month. Owner of Northlake Auto Recyclers in Hammond, Ind., Hollingshead brings 48 years of auto recycling expertise to the ARA and is a trailblazer in his home state for his […]

Electric Education: Automotive Recyclers of Canada to hold EV education event

Toronto, Ontario — With new information on electric vehicles being released by OEMs faster than can be absorbed, Steve Fletcher and the Automotive Recyclers of Canada have decided to hold a webinar in November to lay it all out for the Canadian recycling community. Set for Nov. 4 and to be led by Fletcher and […]

Scrap B-Gone: GM’s Ultium Cells partners with Li-Cycle for battery recycling

Toronto, Ontario — Ultium Cells, General Motors and LG Energy Solutions joint venture, has partnered with Li-Cycle to recycle up to 100 percent of material scrap from battery cell manufacturing at Ultium’s Lordstown, Ohio mega-factory, the companies announced Tuesday. “Our combined efforts with Ultium and GM will be instrumental in redirecting battery manufacturing scrap from […]

OARA Online: Organization to host weekly training series starting tomorrow

Toronto, Ontario — As we charge through the second-straight March without the regularly-scheduled Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association’s (OARA) Convention and Trade Show, the organization has unveiled some exciting virtual training opportunities, with festivities kicking off next Thursday, March 25. The OARA Virtual Training Series will bring industry experts to your desktop (or phone or iPad) via […]

Straight to the Vault: $8,000 in parts stolen from N.L. auto recycler

Marystown, Newfoundland – A Newfoundland auto recycler is in the hole for $8000 worth of scrap auto parts after thieves cut their way into a metal shipping container to grab the items. Leaving a square hole making that looked as though it were cut by an oversized can-opener, thieves managed to make off with copper […]

Auto recycler ordered to pay large fine

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — November 22, 2018 — The town of Halton Hills, just outside Milton Ontario, has a very unique environmental study regulation, one that has been recently uncovered by Robert Bray, owner of Bray Auto Truck Recycling Inc. The auto recycler has been operating his business without a licence from the […]

Tundra Take-Back continues clean-up efforts in 2016

On the scene at one of the Tundra Take-Back locations in 2016. A big part of the project involves professional automotive recyclers training local people to maintain the clean-up efforts in an environmentally conscious way.

By Shelby Kerbel Toronto, Ontario — November 23, 2016 — Many communities in Canada’s far north face significant challenges with effective vehicle recycling. Typically, end-of-life vehicles are simply piled up at the local dump. It’s a daunting task, but the Tundra Take-Back project proves that where there’s a will, there’s a way. The project started […]