Watch for Broken Glass: Saint-Gobain working to recycle windshields into home fibreglass insulation

Toronto, Ontario — Pennsylvania-based building materials company, Saint-Gobain North America and its glazing subsidiary Saint-Gobain Sekurit, recently launched recycling programs in California that aim to repurpose old auto glass into new fibreglass insulation for homes. Through a collaboration with Danish recycling company, Shark Solutions, glass waste produced at Saint-Gobain Sekurit’s Garden Grove, Calif. Facility will […]

Flooding the Market: Concerns raised over surplus of illegal imports in Mexican used market

Toronto, Ontario — The director of an organization representing Mexico’s auto parts industry has spoken out with concerns about his government’s handling of illegally imported used vehicles, as well as new policies that could hurt the local vehicle sales market. Alberto Bustamante, director of Mexico’s National Parts Industry (INA), spoke to reporters from Reuters about […]

Two for One: CARI convention, ARAAC board meeting to overlap in Halifax in June

Halifax, Nova Scotia — In what organizers are calling an unprecedented “mega-meeting” of Canadian auto recyclers under a single roof, the Canadian Association of Recycling Industry (CARI) has set a date for its eighty-second Annual Convention in Halifax. This year’s convention, currently slated for June 8 to 10, will see several high-profile recycling industry meetings […]

Return to Sender: Ford partners with Everledger to launch EV battery passport program

Toronto, Ontario — Digital tech start-up Everledger has signed onto a partnership with Ford to launch an electric vehicle battery passport program that aims to track and reclaim the batteries of the OEM’s end-of-life EVs for recycling. Everledger’s platform uses several forms of AI and blockchain technology to track batteries throughout their lifecycle, and thanks […]