Used Parts: A Blog About Car Wrecking And Recycling

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Used Parts: A Blog About Car Wrecking And Recycling

Hi there! I'm Dave, and I have a most unusual hobby. I love visiting car wrecking yards. As part of the research for my thesis on the effects of car waste on the environment, I like to watch the process of cars being crushed and pieces being salvaged for recycling. Recently, in China, I saw a state-of-the-art plant which could even separate out the coins that people had dropped behind the back seat! Most friends and family I talk to don't realise the amount of metal and other materials that could be recycled rather than putting old cars in landfills. I have started this blog to outline all the ways that car wreckers help our planet. I hope you find the topic as fascinating as I do. Thank you for smashing in.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Dying Car

If you've wrung every last bit of performance out of your car and have turned the clock back two or even three times, then you've got to face the inevitable. You're likely to encounter more downtime than anything else if you continue to drive this vehicle, as a variety of parts will continue to fail. As you begin to look around for a replacement vehicle, you may be wondering what to do with your 'old banger', and you may be able to get some money for it after all if you dispose of it correctly. Read More