Responsible car recycling

There are laws in place to reduce the impact that scrap cars can have on the environment. All CarTakeBack recycling centres are licensed by the Government to recycle scrap cars.

BIS, the Government Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

The Government Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) is responsible for regulating parts of our industry. They make sure that car manufacturers provide a convenient free take back service for end of life vehicles (ELVs), and that the demanding recycling and recovery targets are met. CarTakeBack are long-standing members of BIS's Consultation Group for ELVs.

CarTakeBack recycling centres use the latest methods to safely remove all harmful materials from your car, before reusing and recycling at least 95% of it. Your car could be recycled into any number of new products - who knows, your old banger could become a new Bentley!

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