Ever wonder what happens to old cars that are taken to the scrap yard? Although recycling an automobile for used parts is the most obvious thing to do, the truth is that over 82% of junk cars can still be reused or recycled.
Free Scrap Car Removal BC is in the lower mainland auto salvage and auto recycling business since 2010. We have discovered many innovative ways to recycle old cars, trucks, or vans.
How to Recycle an Old Car
Free Scrap Car Removal BC can pick up any old or damaged car that is in your yard. We will not only come to your location to recycle junk cars, but we will also pay cash for your vehicle at the time of removal to provide it for auto recycling.
Even if the car is:
- Hail Damage
- Are there any fires?
- It's Over!
Junk yards will take your vehicle for auto salvage and auto recycling. We only need the make, model, year, and condition of your vehicle to give you a quote. We can give you an instant quote and most often pick up your vehicle for auto recycling that day.
We will pick up your vehicle and take care of everything else. We are partners with junk yards, salvage specialists, and wrecking experts who will start the recycling process.
You can recycle and salvage many elements from your car. Metal, aluminum, rubber are the most popular. These are some interesting facts about auto recycling:
- 25 million tons of recyclable materials are made from salvaged or repurposed cars, trucks, and buses.
- Each year, enough steel is recycled to make 13 million new vehicles in Canada and the USA.
- Autos are the most commonly recycled product in Canada and America, with 10 million vehicles being recycled annually.
- North America's annual oil savings of over 84,000,000 barrels per year is due to recycled oil
- 40% of the ferrous metal produced by automobiles is used in the scrapping industry.
- Consumption of used auto parts is 20 to 80 percent lower than that of full-priced parts. In some cases, windshields can also be recycled.
- Recycle up to 99% of your car's batteries
- You can recycle tires for new tires, tracks and playgrounds, as well as furniture and shoes.
Remember that there are many new green innovations that appear every year. This means that there will be more ways to recycle auto parts and elements.
Toxic items like oil or other hazardous chemicals that junkyards are unable to salvage or recycle will be disposed in an environmentally friendly manner.
The World Does Good by Auto Recycling
Free Scrap Car Removal BC will ensure that your junk vehicles are recycled to their fullest extent. Additionally, auto recycling is beneficial for the economy and the environment. At the time of pick-up, we will hand you cash. The auto recycling industry alone employs more than 1,000 Canadians and accounts for more than 700 companies. Auto salvage and auto wrecking are a $25 billion industry. This means that junk cars can be worth much more than you think.
Recycling is not only good for the BC economy but also the environment. Recycling keeps toxic and recyclable waste out of landfills. It helps consumers save money on used parts and junk yards are a great place to find what you need for restoring vintage cars.
22% of vehicles cannot be recycled end up in landfills. The sooner you recycle your vehicle, the more parts and materials that can be salvaged.
There is nothing to lose - Junk Car Removal Free of Charge
Free Scrap Car Removal BC offers premium pricing for old, damaged and broken down cars. Most cars, trucks, or vans can be removed within hours.
We take pride in making sure that our professional partners in the auto wrecking business are just as passionate about recycling as we are. We take care of everything after your car has been removed. We will recycle your car for used parts and materials.
Do not fall for car removal companies that try to charge you extra for picking up your car or requiring you to transport it to them. Free Scrap Car Removal BC will recycle and dispose your car responsibly.
No matter where you live, we can pick up your car from any location in the Lower Mainland. Call us today to get started!