Swiss Sustainability: International Automobile Recycling Congress 2020

Toronto, Ontario — The International Automobile Recycling Congress (IARC) 2020 will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, alongside the Geneva International Motor Show. A bold marketing strategy allows it so that if you register for the IARC 2020, you will receive free admission to the GIMS at the same time! This year’s agenda includes 26 specialist […]

Battery Benefits: Audi to recycle cobalt and nickel with Umicore

Toronto, Ontario — According to German car manufacturer Audi and its partner materials expert Umicore, the two companies have been able to recover more than 90 percent of the cobalt and nickel in the high-voltage batteries of Audi’s e-tron vehicle. Next, the partners will collaborate to develop a closed-loop system for cobalt and nickel, where […]

Further Use for Fluids: Used motor oil and antifreeze accepted for recycling in B.C.

Abbotsford, British Columbia — The GFL Transfer Station and Recycling Facility on Vye Road in Abbotsford, B.C. is now accepting used motor oil, antifreeze, filters and containers. The facility now has a 20-foot modified shipping container installed on-site to collect the items, thanks to a grant received from the B.C. Used Oil Management Association (BCUOMA). […]

A Schroder Decision: Car-Part chief named CIECA’s vice chair

Toronto, Ontario — The Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association has named an auto recycling legend–Jeff Schroder, founder of Car-Part, as its vice-chair for 2020. Others named to the group’s board include California Casualty Management’s George Best, who will serve as the secretary, and Enterprise Holding’s Kim Devallance-Caron, who takes over from Mitchell International’s Phil Martinez. Schroder […]

Atlantic Assets: Newco Metal and Auto Recycling receives $1m in funding

St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador — St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador-based Newco Metal and Auto Recycling recently announced it would be expanding its capacity at its Foxtrap, Nfld. facility after receiving a $1 million repayable contribution from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. According to a news release from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Newco plans […]