Pressure’s On: Québec explores extended producer responsibility for ELV electric vehicle battery management

Montréal, Québec ⁠— Propulsion Québec has released a study to “analyze the feasibility of implementing an extended producer responsibility (EPR) mechanism in Quebec.” Extended producer responsibility (EPR) is an approach that seeks to transfer the responsibility for recovery and reclamation of materials to the companies at the origin of their marketing. Essentially, EPR acts as […]

Hollings-Head of the Table: ARA names Marty Hollingshead new president

Manassas, Virginia — The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) named Marty Hollingshead as the new president during the organization’s 78th annual conference in Dallas, Texas last month. Owner of Northlake Auto Recyclers in Hammond, Ind., Hollingshead brings 48 years of auto recycling expertise to the ARA and is a trailblazer in his home state for his […]

Plastic Power: B.C. Recycling facility receives provincial funding

Burnaby, British Columbia — Reclaim Plastics, a recycling facility in BC has received provincial funding to help them divert hard to recycle automotive plastics from the landfill. The $667,000 in funding from the CleanBC Plastics Action Fund will be used to purchase technology that will make it easier to sort hard to recycle automotive plastics like […]