Current Trends Impacting the Future Sustainability of the Auto Dismantling Industry: Update 2015-2016

In 2015, B-CAR commissioned a study examining the future sustainability of automotive dismantling and recycling in B.C. The objective was to discover barriers to sustainability and opportunities for growth. The study examined such things as salvage exports, GHG reductions, and the economic benefits of utilizing recycled parts in the repair process. As well, the study analyzes data to produce statistical trends. The original report covered the years 2011 to 2014. This report provides updates to some of the trends tabled in the original report.

Please click here to see the updated report.

To see the original paper, please click here.