Ramping up Recycling: General Motors launches website for auto recycling

Toronto, Ontario — General Motors has launched a new website designed to educate people on how to remove and recycle batteries from its electric and hybrid vehicles.  The website, called Recycle My Battery, was specifically designed for vehicle dismantlers who recycle end of life vehicles.  The site provides information on how to disable and remove […]

Close the Loop: Eastman, USAMP and PADNOS collaborate for fully circular recycling study in automotive market

Kingsport, Tennessee — Eastman, the United States Automotive Materials Partnership LLC (USAMP) and automotive recycler PADNOS announced yesterday that they are collaborating on a concept feasibility study to demonstrate a closed-loop project to recycle automotive-industry mixed plastic waste in the automotive supply chain.  When automobiles are at the end of their life, metals, tires, and glass account for […]

Catalytic Crime: The battle against catalytic converter thefts continues in Ottawa

Ottawa, Ontario — Catalytic converters are an important part of every vehicle, they serve as an exhaust emission control, help reduce pollutants in exhaust gas and hold a high resale value. Unfortunately, they are also items that  are frequently stolen, say the Ottawa Police Service (OPS).  As of June 8th, 2021, there has been a […]

Selfies in the Scrapyard: Auto wrecking facility becomes go-to location for photographers

Cardinal, Ontario — The Eastern Ontario Boneyard, an auto recycler in Cardinal, Ont., has become a hot-spot for photographers and Instagrammers searching for rare vintage vehicles.  Unlike most auto wrecking facilities, the Eastern Ontario Boneyard prides itself on saving older cars with half of its stock dating back to 1950-1980. With its vast collection of […]

NAATBatt Notes: Lithium-ion batteries are being reused, not scrapped

Toronto, Ontario –  While lithium-ion batteries have touted a bad rap for allegedly being tossed in landfills or poorly recycled, they actually boast some of the longest lifetimes and highest reuse rates, Hans Eric Melin, managing director of Circular Energy Storage said during a panel at NAATBatt International 2021. In most consumers’ minds, a vehicle […]

St. Thomas auto recycler changed by Africa mission trip

St Thomas auto recycler changed by Africa mission trip

St. Thomas, Ontario — October 28, 2015 — The owner of McGregor Auto Parts recently returned from a compassionate and life-changing trip to Sierra Leone, Africa with the grassroots organization, Let Them Laugh Out Loud (LOL). Jeff McGregor had travelled to the West African country as part of a team to support a paediatrician from […]

Hollander Regional Training Summit series touches down in Detroit

Hollander Regional Training Summit series touches down in Detroit

Minneapolis, Minnesota — July 2, 2015 Hollander has announced that the company will host its third Regional Training Summit in Detroit, Michigan. The next instalment of the series will be held at the Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest on August 29. The company says the full-day summit aims to increase yard efficiency and profitability with […]

Volleyball team sees tremendous support from auto recycling industry

Volleyball team sees tremendous support from auto recycling industry

By Steve Fletcher London, Ontario — June 17, 2015 — This season, the Forest City 15U Green Team from London, Ontario had a very successful volleyball season, in part due to good coaching, talented athletes, dedicated parents — and the support of the Canadian auto recycling industry. As Managing Director of the Automotive Recyclers of […]

Hollander announces June training summit in Philadelphia

Hollander announces June training summit in Philadelphia

Minneapolis, Minnesota — April 28, 2015 Hollander will host its second Regional Training Summit at Philadelphia’s Ace Conference Center in June. The summit, scheduled to take place on June 27, will aim to increase businesses’ yard efficiency and profitability with eight education sessions across two learning tracks: Inventory and System Management. Hollander says its Regional […]

Auto recyclers gather for B-CAR 2015 meeting

Richmond, British Columbia — April 22, 2015 — Recyclers from across the country will converge on Richmond this weekend for the Automotive Retailers Association’s (ARA) B-CAR 2015 mid-year meeting. The BC Auto Recyclers Division of ARA tees off its two-day convention at 11 a.m. on April 24 with the Merv Storzuk Memorial Golf Tournament at the […]