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 […]

Industry Intersection: CARI to co-host events with ARAAC-ARC meeting in Halifax, N.S.

Halifax, Nova Scotia – The Automotive Recyclers Association of Atlantic Canada (ARAAC) and Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) board are partnering with the Canadian Association of Recycling Industries (CARI) to co-host events in Halifax, N.S. from June 8 to 10. This was described as “the first time the dismantling and scrap industries have met,” according […]


Wally Dingman has been in the auto recycling industry his entire life. He started work at Caughill Auto Wreckers 39 years ago working for and then with his Father. He purchased the business in 2012 and ran Caughill until 2022 when he sold the property for development. Wally continues to operate Caughill Automotive as a […]


Automotive Recyclers of Canada share Plastics Roadmap study results By Steve Fletcher 90 AUTO RECYCLERS SURVEYED Canada has set a 2030 target in the mission to produce zero-plastic waste. It has been estimated that the auto sector produces about 476,000 tonnes of plastic waste annually, or about 17 percent of the total waste plastics generated. […]


Another standout edition of Canadian Auto Recyclers Welcome to the 17th edition of the Canadian Auto Recyclers magazine. The Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) have collaborated with Media Matters since the inception of the CAR Magazine to bring you the best of the world of auto recycling across Canada. Full of news, industry profiles, and […]

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 […]