Welcome to the world of Auto Recycling
Auto Recycling – formerly known as Auto Wrecking, Auto Salvage, Junkyard, Scrapyard – represents the largest recycling or “green” industry in the world. Today, 95% of all vehicles are recycled, and 85% of a vehicle can be re-used or recycled. Pretty impressive, but that leaves about 500 pounds per vehicle that must be landfilled as ASR – auto shredder residue. And what about operating fluids – oils, gas, coolant, windshield washer fluid. Or hazardous materials – batteries, gas tanks, mercury switches. Tires? Windshields? Plastics?
More to come in the exciting and misunderstood industry.