About the Automotive Recyclers of Canada
Formed in 1997 as an “association of associations”, the Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) is the national voice of the automotive recycling industry, representing, through its provincial affiliates, 400 end-of-live vehicle (ELV) recyclers and dismantlers throughout Canada.
In addition to providing a forum for the channelling of information and addressing Canada wide concerns, we are actively involved in the leadership, promotion and betterment of the automotive recycling industry across the country, and increasingly around the world.
Over the past few years, we have developed and implemented the Canadian Automotive Recyclers Environmental Code (CAREC) to help standardize the process for recycling End-of-Life Vehicles (ELV’s) and to protect our water, air and soil from the harmful materials contained therein. This stringent Code was originally developed for Environment Canada by ARC to support the National Vehicle Scrappage Program (Retire Your Ride). It includes minimum compliance requirements to properly and legally process a vehicle, along with industry best practices and perpetual housekeeping guidance. Read more…