An Andrade Announcement: Automotive Recyclers Association announces nomination for Tom Andrade to join the association’s Executive Committee

Toronto, Ontario — The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) has announced that Tom Andrade of Everett’s Auto Parts in Brocktown, Massachusetts, has been nominated to join the association’s Executive Committee. Specifically, Andrade has been nominated to join the committee as a secretary for the 2024 to 2025 period. Andrade is currently the controller and general manager […]

A Certification Collaboration: URG merges certification with ARA’s Gold Seal Program

Toronto, Ontario — The United Recyclers Group (URG) and the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) have announced the launch of the Gold Seal Quality Assurance Certification for professional automotive recyclers. This collaboration was recently announced at the United Recyclers Group Annual Conference hosted with Team PRP from April 4th to the 6th at the Hyatt Regency […]


Automotive Recyclers Association recognized as a critical player in combatting catalytic converter theft By Emil Nusbaum Over the last two years, the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) has been working with US legislators, regulators, law enforcement, industry stakeholders, and state affiliates on providing effective solutions to deter catalytic converter theft. Professional automotive recyclers have been primary […]

The Happiest Place on Earth: ARA to host 79th Convention and Expo Sept. 22-24

Orlando, Florida ⁠— Mickey Mouse fans and auto recyclers will unite this September when the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) hosts its 79th Convention and Expo at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida.  The event will be held from Sept. 22 through Sept. 24, 2022, and the ARA Annual Convention and Educational Programming […]

Together We Succeed: ARA’s 78th Annual Convention and Expo back for Nov. event

Dallas, Texas — The 78th Annual Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) Exposition and Convention is fast approaching. This year’s event will take place in Dallas, Texas, from November 10 through November 13 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. This year’s theme is Together We Succeed, and celebrates  the organization’s 78-year history of uniting automotive recyclers on common […]

Recycle of the Fittest: Auto recyclers say don’t fear slowing part supply, buy used instead

Toronto, Ont – While the recent United Automobile Workers Union strike has begun to effect part suppliers across North America, Canadian auto recyclers are encouraging others to turn towards used parts instead — arguing that they’re cost-effective and more eco-friendly. “As we know, the ongoing UAW strike is impacting GM part suppliers, repair facilities and […]

Reinforcing the rules

February 7, 2019 — The proper process of recycling End of Life Vehicles (ELV) has become an issue for many provinces in Canada. Setting up standardized regulations is a strategy that is being implemented by many auto recycling associations in order to reinforce the proper way of dismantling a vehicle without disrupting the environment.  Collision […]

ARA at 75: greener, not meaner: ARA logo rebrand celebrates new environmental direction

The Automotive Recyclers Association's new logo.

January 17, 2018 — Washington, D.C, United States — On Monday, January 8, The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) revealed its new logo. Beyond being a simple update of the organization’s historic vehicle and globe, the blue vehicle on a green logo is a celebration of the association’s new, environmentally aware direction. In a statement, the […]