Dalbert Livingstone: On The Details

ARC chair delivers one-year updates In 2021, Dalbert Livingstone from Island Auto Supply was elected as Chair of the Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) Board of Directors. Canadian Auto Recyclers sat down with Dalbert to talk about the futureof the national association. Canadian Auto Recyclers: You have been in the Chairman’s role for 10 months […]


LACERO SOLUTIONS ‘Eyes on the prize’ is the motto for Lacero CALL US TODAY! (905) 824-5836 ADDRESS 2351 Royal Windsor Dr. Mississauga, ON L5J 4S7, Canada WEBSITE lacerosolutions.com While many of their counterparts in the industry are spending their time looking at their feet in the face of supply chain challenges, Lacero Solutions has its […]


JLM METAL RECYCLING AND AUTO PARTS It’s only up from here CALL US TODAY! Hagersville: 905-768-7000 Waterford: 519-443-7999 ADDRESS 1071 Concession 11 Townsend, Waterford, ON N0E 1Y0 250 County Road 20, Hagersville, ON N0A 1H0 WEBSITE jlmrecycling.ca Jamie Maillet was raised on auto recycling—her parents, Dave and Kathy McDonald have owned Hamilton, Ontario’s Bodyline Auto […]

Harvey Livingstone

A lifetime of firsts There are few people in the automotive world as influential to the development of an industry in their region as Harvey Livingstone; founder of Island Auto Supply, founding member of the Automotive Recyclers Association of Atlantic Canada (ARAAC), and industry dynasty head. Harvey opened Island Auto Supply in 1966, in the […]

John Logel Sr.

Teamwork makes the dream work, and John Logel Sr. has the proof Why did the chicken cross the road? Because Clarence Logel bought the coop and turned it into a successful auto recycler. That may not be the punchline to the mysteriously classic joke, but it is the story to Logel’s Auto Parts in Kitchener, […]


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 https://aim-recycling.com 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 […]