wrecking yards, salvage yards, and auto recycling, here in Chula Vista- San Diego are all the same concept. It involves dismantling a vehicle for spare parts at the end of their life. Once a vehicle has stopped working properly, it is broken down and used for spare parts. The Process of dismantling a car can be a long and complicated process, including removing hazardous chemicals and wastes. The usable parts are removed and processed for resale. The Junkyard then checks if the engine and transmission is working and looks for leaks and other problems to the used auto parts. It is not surprising that the used auto parts are in perfect condition. For instance, if you got hit in the rear by another driver, the accelerator will still be in working condition. So, there is no need to hesitate about buying a recycled auto part. Contact us for more information!
The wrecking yard business has been booming, due to an increased awareness in global economic and environmental issues. And as we continue to raise awareness, Auto wreckers and salvage yards around the world have increased business in an effort to help in the business. Here are some of the most recent facts about car recycling provided by the Automotive Recyclers Association and Environmental Protection Agency:
-The automotive industry provides jobs for about 103,108 people throughout the country at more than 8,267 small and large businesses – the total annual payroll for auto-recycling is estimated at $3.3 billion.
-Recycled parts can save retail customers about 50 percent when purchasing used parts over new parts.
-Recycled vehicles provide enough steel to produce almost 13 million new vehicles every year and can save an estimated 85 million barrels of oil each year.
-The American automotive industry’s consumption of steel accounts for 20% of domestic steel use.
-The American Automotive industry accounts for nearly 1/3 the consumption of all domestic aluminum use.
-Over 75% of your junk car can be recycled.
-Nearly half of the steel produced in North America is produced from recycled metals.
-Recycling metals from automobiles saves energy and water.
-Recycling automobiles reduces air and water pollution over 75%.
-Many common automobile replacement parts, such as alternators and starter motors, are remanufactured from recycled junk car parts.
-More than 25 million tons of material are recycled from cars each year, including 90 percent of all of the automotive aluminum on a recycled car. Auto recyclers supply more than one-third of iron and steel scrap to the scrap processing industry in the United States – and using recycled steel and iron reduces air and water pollution by more than half during the manufacturing process.