Many activities today revolve around protecting the environment. For example, vegans aim to reduce the harmful effects of transporting dairy and meat products by not consuming such products. Other people are reusing jars and refusing to use straws. Trading paper for plastic and composting show trends that help our planet heal. When it comes to automobiles, recycling can make a difference, too.

When vehicles reach the end of their lives, you should consider looking for a junk car buyer. A junk car buyer can reuse the vehicle in a different way to ensure it doesn’t end up in the dump. They can use the materials an old car presents for the production of other items. Rubber, metal, and plastics can be reused. Some of the car’s parts can be salvaged as well. These parts include the following: brake pads, shoes, oil filters, rubberized seals, polyurethane seat foam, seat covers, floor mats, rims, windshield glass and side windows glass.

Automobile recycling offers benefits for the environment. It helps preserve natural resources and protects the environment from contamination. It helps reduce water and air pollution and saves landfill space. As automobile recycling minimizes the need for processing raw materials, it helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions (particularly sulfur dioxide) which have detrimental effects on the environment and human health.

Restoring old cars means less production of new ones. This, in turn, reduces the amountof carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and other carbon compounds released into the atmosphere (and helps conserve valuable reserves of gas, coal and oil). Recycling vehicles and their spare parts can save as much as 80 million barrels of oil and 40000 tons of coal a year.

Automobile Recyclers can take precautions while controlling how the dangerous liquids in a car are processed. Nobody wants oils, brake fluids, engine coolant, or worse dripping into the water supply. Other metals should be handled carefully, too. Batteries, for example, are bad for the environment when not properly processed. These toxic items can create health hazards if not handled by professionals.

To learn more about how you can work with an auto recycling company in your community, visit our website:

Contact us:

Global Auto Recycling & Repair, Inc.
31 West 450 Spaulding Elgin, IL 60120
Mon – Fri: 8am – 5pm
Saturday: 7am – 3pm
Sunday: CLOSED
Phone: 847.608.4700
Fax: 847.608.9777