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16 January 2019

ELV recycling and recovery target missed after rate drop

EXCLUSIVE: The UK saw a drop of 4.7% in its End of Life Vehicle (ELV) recycling and recovery rate in 2016, meaning it missed the statutory 95% EU target for the year. The latest data published by the EU statistics agency Eurostat...


With the latest news and past articles about the end of life vehicle recycling sector and tyre recycling, or use the News Archive below to find more items.


19 July 2018

Zorba suffers under Chinese controls


CCIC, China’s official inspection contractor for the export of recyclable materials, has reaffirmed that it will do its "utmost" to prevent “unqualified” scrap materials entering China. The remarks over ensuring that only ...

13 July 2018

ELV review will assess electrical parts in cars


VIDEO REPORT: The process of reviewing the End of Life Vehicle (ELV) Directive before the EU Commission is now getting underway. On the agenda will be how to classify the increasing amount of electrical products in cars, either ...

11 July 2018

CARS and MRE show kicks off in Stoneleigh


The eagerly anticipated CARS and MRE trade show has kicked off today at Stoneleigh’s NAEC, near Coventry, with a limited number of free tickets still available for tomorrow. The Metals Recycling Event (MRE) and Complete Auto ...

9 July 2018

Watch football coming home at CARS, Stoneleigh


The last remaining tickets for letsrecycle.com’s CARS summer party are still available, allowing for an evening of relaxed networking while watching the next step of football’s journey home. Sponsored by Hollander, ...

6 July 2018

Ward builds for growth and customers


Ward is an established metals recycling and waste business headquartered in Ilkeston. letsrecycle.com visited to find out about the company’s activities and ongoing plans for growth. In April this year, the family-owned metal ...

3 July 2018

Final countdown to CARS and MRE trade show


Some of the key names in vehicle recycling will lead a discussion on the future of the industry at the CARS and MRE show, which is now just under two weeks away. Artemis Hatzi Hull, DG Environment for end of life vehicles and ...

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CarTakeBack hits five million milestone


CarTakeBack.com has reached the milestone of over five million Certificates of Destruction issued across its national network of authorised treatment facilities, writes Sarah Horton. This means that CarTakeBack has ...

31 May 2018

Merger talks between ELV firms underway


Three major operators in the end of life vehicle recycling sector are in talks over a potential merger by the end of 2018. Car Transplants, Motorhog and DH Systems are in discussions about the merger to “combine their strengths...

15 March 2018

Suspended sentence for illegal ELV-site operator


The owner of an Exeter scrapyard has been given a suspended prison sentence for operating a vehicle dismantling business, and claiming the end of Life (ELV) vehicles were for resale. Max Newbery ran the scrapyard, located at ...

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