Seeking Sustainability: IRT and Auto Recycling World hosting free automotive recycling webinar on environmental sustainability, July 11

Toronto, Ontario — On Thursday, July 11 at 11:00 a.m. GMT, the International Roundtable on Automotive Recycling (IRT) and Auto Recycling World will be hosting a free webinar on automotive sustainability called “Sustainability by default and leading the charge.” The webinar will specifically discuss the ever-evolving landscape of sustainability within the auto recycling sector. Talks […]

A Day to Remember: Dom’s Auto Parts celebrates 60 years in business

Courtice, Ontario – On Saturday, Jun 22, Dom’s Auto Parts hosted a barbecue with friends, family and industry members alike to celebrate its 60th year in business. The event had an impressive turnout of approximately 250 people and saw customers, friends and family enjoying a variety of activities that offered a little something for everyone. […]

Roepke’s New Role: Introducing Kelly Roepke as the newest URG board member

Toronto, Ontario – United Recyclers Group (URG) has announced the appointment of Kelly Roepke to the URG Board of Directors. A recent press release noted that Roepke “brings a wealth of experience and a fresh perspective to the board.” The press release further outlined how prior to this, Roepke was the President and General Manager […]

Advancements at ARAAC: A lookback at ARAAC’s 2024 Convention

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island — On June 7th and 8th, automotive recycling industry members gathered at the Rodd Hotels and Resort Charlottetown in Charlottetown, P.E.I. for the Automotive Recyclers Association of Atlantic Canada (ARAAC) annual meeting. During the two-day event—which saw 60 attendees—topics covered included green recycled parts, insurer-repairer-recycler relations, electric vehicles (EVs) and much […]

Curbsiding Crackdowns: UCDA announces successful investigation by OMVIC into curbsiding

Toronto, Ontario — The Used Car Dealers Association of Ontario (UCDA) has announced the successful investigation into provincial curbsider activities. In a recent UCDA newsletter: Successful Curbsider Investigation Wraps Up, the organization noted that “since last year, we have been aware of a massive curbsider operation allegedly operating in North York.” Here, the newsletter noted […]

Converter Connections: URG integrates with UCC’s United Ecosystem BidTool

Texas, United States ⁠— United Recyclers Group (URG) has integrated United Catalyst Corporation’s (UCC) United Ecosystem BidTool to the urgsalessupport.com website, URG announced in a June 3 email blast. “URG is open to working with all converter companies and, to start, we have integrated UCC’s United Ecosystem BidTool into the www.urgsalessupport.com website,” wrote the company […]

An ARAAC Extravaganza: Atlantic auto recyclers set to discuss EVs, industry relations, green recycled parts and more at weekend meeting

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island ⁠— The Automotive Recyclers Association of Atlantic Canada (ARAAC) will host its annual meeting on June 8. The docket is stacked with top-of-mind topics like green recycled parts, insurer-repairer-recycler relations, electric vehicles and much more.  Kicking off at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 8 with a buffet breakfast, the ARAAC meeting […]

Closing the Loop: Lithion Technologies completes construction of first commercial plant in Saint-Bruno, Quebec region

St-Bruno-de-Montarville, Quebec — Lithion Technologies (Lithion) has announced the completion of the construction of its first commercial critical mineral extraction plant, Lithion Saint-Bruno, located in St-Bruno-de-Montarville, Quebec. The company, which develops, deploys and operates sustainable and innovative patented technologies to recycle lithium-ion batteries and create a circular supply of strategic materials, has completed the plant […]