Working with CarTakeBack

What can CarTakeBack - the car disposal experts - do for you?

Find out about working with CarTakeBack – the car disposal experts

CarTakeBack provides a scrap car recycling service direct to the general public, but we also help many business customers expand their offering to their own customers. If you are a dealership, garage, MOT centre or local authority we can provide you with a professional, hassle-free service to recycle end of life vehicles. And if you’re an Authorised Treatment Facility, you could become a member of the largest scrap car recycling network in the UK!

We are the official car recycling partner for many vehicle manufacturers including Ford, Mazda, Peugeot, Renault and Tesla, and we’ve been the trusted service for numerous government and manufacturer scrappage schemes.


The benefits of working with CarTakeBack


Instant quote

24/7 online service to find out how much cars are worth with high scrap prices paid and no obligation

Free collection

We'll get in touch to arrange a collection time that suits you, cars can be collected from the customer's location, or from your business

DVLA paperwork sorted

Our system links to DVLA so our branches can issue you with the paperwork needed promptly - including Certificates of Destruction when requested

Phone support

Our UK based Customer Service team are available to help with any questions you have

Responsible recycling

All of our branches are Authorised Treatment Facilities - meaning they're licenced to recycle cars in line with the law

Trusted service

We're trusted by the public and businesses across the UK and have been operating since 2005, so we're the experts!

What can CarTakeBack do for garages?

When your customers’ cars aren’t worth the repairs, it will improve your service to be able to offer an easy way to get rid of the car and still get them a great scrap price. You can assure your customers of an environmentally responsible service, while being a hassle-free way to get rid of their old car and collection straight from your garage.

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“Using CarTakeBack’s scrap car recycling service couldn’t be easier. Vehicles are collected on time and paid the next day – wish I had used it year’s ago!”

Steve Walker – Holdcroft Group Body Centre

Find out more about how we can work with garages to recycle vehicles with your FREE account >

How can CarTakeBack help your customers with MOT failures?

Your customers may well feel despair when their car fails its MOT, they may also be intimidated at the thought of dealing with a scrap yard. You can help them by offering our convenient disposal as part of your service. Using CarTakeBack also means you can guarantee a legal service that takes care of the paperwork and gets them a great price for their old car without having to shop around. We’ll also provide free collection from your centre, so they don’t have to take their car home.

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We have been really pleased with the easy and professional way CarTakeBack dealt with the whole process of disposing of our vehicles, I would highly recommend. We shall definitely be using this company again in the future.

Heather Rohman

Find out more about how we can work with MOT centres and set up a FREE account >

How can CarTakeBack support dealerships with trade-ins?

When you’re securing a sale, knowing you have a reliable car buying service, no matter a car’s condition, means you can always offer the best deal to your customers. With the UK’s largest network of scrap car recycling centres across the UK, we can offer free and fast collection from any dealership in the UK – keeping your forecourt clear. We can even collect direct from the customer’s home for free if they have a non-runner.

Not only do we offer great prices for old cars, we’ll take care of all of the DVLA paperwork.

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“We’ve been working with CarTakeBack for a few years now and have been really impressed with their efficiency and professionalism. They quote reliably, collect and pay swiftly, as well as take care of the paperwork. Having a quick and easy outlet to sell our trade ins at a good price is invaluable. We’ve been very happy customers of theirs while taking care of our own.”

Craig Hatchard – Chapelhouse Motor Group

Find out more about working with CarTakeBack and how to set up a FREE dealer account >

What can CarTakeBack do with Local Authorities?

Whether your region is looking to introduce an official scrappage scheme as part of your Clean Air Zone plans, or simply has an issue with abandoned vehicles, we have the experience and expertise to support you. Our fully licensed vehicle recycling network ensures that all scrap vehicles are recycled by Authorised Treatment Facilities – protecting the environment by removing and disposing of all hazardous materials such as oils, batteries and tyres responsibly. 95% of every single car is recycled in accordance with the government’s End of Life Vehicle regulations.

You can read the government’s advice for councils regarding scrap cars on the website.

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“We’ve been working with CarTakeBack for a number of years now, as the preferred contractor for our abandoned vehicles. They have been providing a helpful and efficient service… Colleagues advise that any time they have contacted CarTakeBack for assistance they have always been most helpful and understanding… Thanks CarTakeBack and hope to continue working with you for many years to come.”

Aberdeenshire Council

“CarTakeBack are integral to our Mobility Credits scheme. The collecting, recycling and paperwork of the cars surrendered has been seamless and allowed us to take polluting vehicles off our roads, with the aim of helping improve air quality and congestion.”

Coventry City Council

Read more about how we can work with Local Authorities >

How can CarTakeBack support Vehicle Manufacturers

As the official scrap car recycling partner to the car makers, CarTakeBack continually achieves the high standards required of our industry. Not only do we provide hundreds of scrap car recycling centres within easy reach of last owners throughout the UK, but we also collect all types of scrap cars nationwide. Our network ensures that vehicles are recycled in line with government regulations to the full 95%, whether they are petrol/diesel fuelled or hybrid/full electric vehicles.

Our industry leading secure disposals service for scrap vehicles has meant tens of thousands of vehicles have been safely and discretely recycled for our partners, whether ex-demo, prototype or recalls and regardless of the drivetrain. Not only do we handle the vehicles themselves, but can also offer a class leading waste battery collection and recycling service, managed by a dedicated, fully trained team.

Car manufacture

“As Renault, Dacia and Nissan’s official end of life vehicle partner for many years, CarTakeBack have successfully handled the scrapping of thousands of end of life vehicles on our behalf, whether direct from last owners or through one of our scrappage schemes. We have always been impressed with the service we have received and are proud to have CarTakeBack as our professional ‘one stop shop’ for our end of life vehicle requirements.”

Rob Cripps – Manager Homologation & Environmental Legislation

How can Authorised Treatment Facilities work with CarTakeBack?

CarTakeBack refer thousands of vehicles every month to its network of ATFs. You could become a member and start receiving vehicles via our bespoke online system FADS. There’s no joining or monthly membership fees. You set the prices you’re willing to pay for vehicles, as well as deciding how far you want to travel to collect them.

Crane with a grab holding a scrap car

“We have been part of CarTakeBack’s network for a very long time. Working with CarTakeBack has been an absolute privilege for us, not only has this wonderful journey been exciting and prosperous, our bond with them has gone from strength to strength due to our shared interests and beliefs.”

Waseem Rafih – Sunrise Auto Spares Ltd

Find out more about being a CarTakeBack member and how to join >

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