Responsible Scrap Car Recycling

If it’s your car we’re talking about, then you owe it to yourself to get the job done properly and not go about it in a half-hearted manner. One thing to keep in mind is that contrary to what people think, all car recycling companies don’t necessarily follow the same rules when it concerns handling and processing cars about to be scrapped, so you need to ensure that your service provider is thoroughly professional and responsible about the job.

Going with that assumption without properly doing your homework about different recycling companies may lead you to make quite the blunder. Here are a few reasons as to why you must visit a responsible car recycling service :

  • Countless number of cars are removed from the road every year: Additionally the number of scrap car removal done every years keeps increasing as well and all of these cars need to be dealt with. Close to a million plus concerning the figures of most countries worldwide, the numbers are truly mind-boggling and shocking to say the least.At this rate, we would completely run out of space to put all the derelict cars and our future landscape would consist of rotting, dust-ridden piles of cars across the country. Not an overtly pessimistic doomsday scenario, but the unfortunate plain and simple truth. Now that doesn’t look like a very bright future, does it? Clearly a looming problem that desperately needs to be solved.

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  • A colossal waste of resources: Continuing from the above point, one needs to understand that a good 80% of all the components of the car can be successfully recycled and transformed into something new. Not at all an exaggeration, but a true fact that probably most would initially find quite hard to believe. Now that is quite a large percentage by most standards.Tragically, every car that hasn’t been recycled in a responsible manner ends up wasting 80% of its materials as well. At the end of the day, we are truly looking at a colossal and easily avoidable waste of resources if we simply focused on making better use of scrap metal which isn’t even all that hard to do in the first place.
  • The presence of more efficient and cheaper materials: Although this fact isn’t known to a lot of people out there, recycled materials have actually proven to be cheaper to produce and a lot more efficient than materials that are brand new, not to mention equally good as far as general strength and versatility of both the new and recycled materials are concerned. Now that fact would probably come as quite a surprise to most of you out there. On that note, because of the dual benefits, it is more than likely that concerning the overall scenario of car recycling, both the car enthusiasts and the environmentally conscious buyers are guaranteed to be satisfied as well. Don’t you just love it when everybody wins?

Once you zero in on the particular company providing you the service, you must make sure that they will provide you with the best possible deal for your scrap car in accordance with the scrap values at the time. Then again, that is pretty much a no brainer after all. That will only re-affirm the fact that you have invested your time and energy in a company that is responsible and that your car is in good hands.

Clay Miller
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I am the creator/writer of and I'm an advocate for oceans, beaches, state parks. I enjoy all things outdoors (e.g. running, golf, gardening, hiking, etc.) I am a graduate of the University of Kentucky (Go Wildcats!!). I'm also a huge fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers. I was born and raised in the beautiful state of Kentucky.


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  • Love the post and I am so glad you are allowing us to comment! I agree that “If it’s your car we’re talking about, then you owe it to yourself to get the job done properly and not go about it in a half-hearted manner.” Thanks for sharing us.

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