AIM RECYCLING Efficient operations are the name of AIM’s game CALL US TODAY! 1-800-361-0783 ADDRESS 9100, boul. Henri-Bourassa E. Montreal, QC Canada H1E 2S4 WEBSITE American Iron and Metal (AIM) Recycling has a rich Canadian history. The company was founded in 1936 by Peter Black in Montr al, Quebec, on the humble grounds of […]

Fuel And Fire

David Gold, owner of Standard Auto Wreckers; Adam Grant, Chief, Markham Fire; and Brad Sterling of Markham Fire. By Max Reid, Allison Rogers Auto recyclers and firefighters, partners in rescue It was one of the chilliest mornings yet, but that did nothing to dampen the vigour of Markham, Ontario and Oakville, Ontario’s firefighter crews, who […]

Bigger In Texas

The Automotive Recyclers Association hosted its annual convention and trade show in November, in what was the largest gathering of automotive recyclers since the pandemic hit in March 2020. Automotive Recyclers Association puts on a conference for the books In what was the largest in-person industry event since the onset of the global pandemic, several […]

Seeing Sunshine

By Allison Rogers Recyclers look back on DreamLift experiences As an auto recycler, you have the power to make dreams come true. If you need proof just ask the members of the Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA). OARA has long supported the Sunshine Foundation of Canada, a charity dedicated to changing the lives of children […]


Matte’s Mandate When it comes to electric vehicle batteries, Quebec’s Association of Auto Parts Recyclers (ARPAC) share a question in common with much of the general Canadian public: “What end of life electric vehicle battery strategies need to be in place to support our environmental goals while achieving the one hundred percent zero-emission vehicle target […]

Association updates

CROSS CANADA News and information for recycling associations across the country British Columbia (BC Auto Recyclers) The B.C. Auto Recyclers are committed to electric vehicle education. In 2021, the Automotive Retailers Association of B.C. launched its EVfriendly initiative aimed at cultivating an across-the-board higher degree of confidence in zero-emissions vehicles. “The motivation for developing […]

It runs in the family

By Allison Rogers The noble success of Pierre Robitaille Both of Pierre and Sylvie’s sons work at Recycleur Duvernay: Samuel works as a parts seller and director of sales, while Nicholas runs the backyard business. When Pierre Robitaille looks at Recycleur Duvernay, he can’t help but feel swells of pride looking back on the familial […]


This year, it feels different By Gloria Mann Anyone who knows me also knows the season of Canadian Auto Recyclers is hands-down my favourite time of the year. While my line with the automotive recyclers of Canada rings all year long, there’s something special about connecting with the industry for the annual publication of our […]