Ottawa, Ontario — CAA Customers across Canada are being served some general auto recycling knowledge this winter–the insurance body shared an informational article on car disposal processes in a recent publication.
The article, written by Matt Bubbers of CAA Magazine and titled “Where Do Old Cars Go?”, features information directly from Steve Fletcher and the Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) and explains where the various parts of end-of-life vehicles end up
Bubbers explains that, on average, 85 percent of a vehicle’s weight can be recycled or reused, while the other 15 percent–typically glass, plastic and foam–ends up in the landfill. The article also touches on ARC’s ongoing plastic recycling study, which aligns with the Canadian government’s goal in producing zero plastic waste by 2030.
CAA’s magazine touts a readership of approximately 7.5 million per issue.