Matte’s Mandate: ARPAC CEO shares four comments on 2035 emissions target

Montreal, Quebec— When it comes to electric vehicle batteries, the Association of Auto Parts Recyclers 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 by […]

Bring on the Batteries: ARC hosts educational EV/hybrid webinar, provides vast overlook of end-of-life batteries and recyclers’ place in supply chain

Ottawa, Ontario ⁠— Last Thursday, the Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) hosted a virtual session on Canadian Electric Vehicle and Hybrid Auto Recycling, featuring compelling conversations from industry leaders like Joanna Kyriazis of Clean Energy Canada; Kunal Phalpher of Li-Cycle; Jeff Haltrecht of Call2Recycle and Hans Eric Melin of Circular Energy Storage. The four-and-a-half-hour event […]

Electric Education: Registration opens for ARC EV education event

Toronto, Ontario — With new information on electric vehicles being released by OEMs faster than can be absorbed, along with new investments from different levels of government, battery recyclers, battery re-users, Steve Fletcher and the Automotive Recyclers of Canada have decided to hold a webinar in November to lay it all out for the Canadian […]

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 […]

Save the Date: Auto Recyclers of Canada to host EV/Hybrid webinar Nov. 4

Ottawa, Ontario ⁠— The Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) has been working on the implications to auto recyclers of the electrification of the Canadian fleet for almost two years now. Following lots of reading, seeking out experts, describing how the industry operates and may operate within a growing electric fleet economy, innumerable webinars, seminars and […]

Lucasville Looters: More than 60 catalytic converters stolen from school buses in N.S.

Halifax, Nova Scotia — Halifax District RCMP is investigating the theft of more than 60 catalytic converters from school buses in Lucasville. On June 30, Police responded to a report of theft of catalytic converters from a property in Lucasville. More than 60 catalytic converters had been removed from buses on the property. This year […]

United We Stand: ARC joins Your Data. Your Choice. campaign as industry champion

Ottawa, Ontario — The Automotive Recyclers Association of Canada (ARC) has joined the Your Data. Your Choice campaign as an industry champion, uniting recyclers in the auto industry’s efforts for consumer ownership of vehicle data. The Your Data. Your Choice campaign, fostered by the Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA Canada), the AutoCare Association and […]

Relief Received: ARC’s COVID-19 Relief Fund summary

Toronto, Ontario — The Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) Board of Directors have begun to distribute funds from their ARC Covid-19 Relief Fund. After an initial donation from Car-Part.com of $5,000, ARC matched that donation and Car-Part.com kicked in another $5,000. From that initial funding, nine cheques of $1,000 each have been issued to ARC Members. Six cheques went […]

Yukon amends Designated Materials Regualtion

By CRM Staff Toronto, Ontario– August 2, 2018 —The Yukon government has announced changes to the surcharges on the sales of new tires in the territory. The news broke when the goverment made amendments to the Designated Materials Regulation, to further support waste diversion and increase recycling. The government plans to target continued tire recycling, […]