Beyond Batteries: IRT to host free, international webinar on electric vehicle recycling

Toronto, Ontario — The International Roundtable on Automotive Recycling (IRT) is hosting a free international webinar discussing electric vehicle (EV) recycling. The event will take place on May 2nd at 12:00 p.m. GMT and will address topics such as the unique opportunities and challenges presented by EV recycling; the future of EV battery recycling and […]

Renault Readiness: Renault to begin recycling battery materials on a large scale

Toronto, Ontario — Renault plans to extract and recycle lithium and other materials from used electric vehicle (EV) batteries with the goal of being the first European automaker to recycle batteries on a large scale. Chief executive of Renault’s environmental unit, The Future is Neutral (TFIN), Jean-Phillipe Bahuaud recently revealed in an interview in Paris, […]

Molecular Management: Molecular recycling study demonstrates potential closed-loop solution for automotive plastic waste

Toronto, Ontario — Material technology company Eastman says it has developed a new method to recycle automotive plastic waste at a molecular level. Specifically, Eastman’s technology takes automotive shredder residue (ASR) or “auto fluff” and uses this as the feedstock in the recycling process. After breaking down otherwise hard-to-recycle plastics, the new material is then […]

Another Year at OARA: Recyclers host record event with 400+ registrants

Toronto, Ontario — The Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA) hosted its highly anticipated annual event last week, where attendees from across Canada gathered for multiple days of thoughtful conversation around the future of the industry.  The event began with a pre-show on Thursday, where recyclers, insurance representatives, collision repair network reps and many others gathered […]

Revving Up Recycling At OARA: A Lookback at OARA 2024

Markham, Ontario — This year’s Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association’s (OARA) 2024 conference event took place in Markham, Ontario from March 21st to the 23rd and showed how, when it comes to automotive recycling, community collaboration is at the heart of the industry. The event included everything from networking opportunities to cutting-edge insights on technology and […]

ISRI Rebrand: Association announces rebrand to be announced at April conference 

Las Vegas, Nevada — After more than 35 years as the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), the organization has announced a rebrand.  The new name and brand identity will be unveiled on April 18, 2024, at the ISRI 2024 Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas during the convention closing general session, reported ISRI in […]