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Earth Day, Hooray!

Earth Day, Hooray!

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Guest Blogger: Codi Medieros Happy Earth Day! Earth Day is a Worldwide holiday celebrated every April 22nd to help support...
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Spring Egg Hunt

Spring Egg Hunt

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Guest Contributor: Kaleigh Machado Spring is celebrated by different people located all over the world and they all celebrate in...
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Light Trucks, A Booming Market

Light Trucks, A Booming Market

Market & Metals
“Out with the old, in with the new” seems to be an accurate way to describe the trend happening in...
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A Keyhole Look at Charity Giving in 2018

A Keyhole Look at Charity Giving in 2018

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Based on the easy to track data surrounding car donations, here is a keyhole view of charity giving from car...
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Wreckonomics™: Apex Age for Vehicle Retirement

Wreckonomics™: Apex Age for Vehicle Retirement

Market & Metals Wreckonomics
The record vehicle sales of the past few years combined with the consumer preference for holding onto cars for longer...
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Vehicle VIN Cloning Scams and Ways to Prevent It

Vehicle VIN Cloning Scams and Ways to Prevent It

Market & Metals
According to the FBI, vehicle theft in the United States is at an all-time high since 2009. Many of these...
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Scrap Metal Market: March 2019 Scrap Market Continues to Slide

Scrap Metal Market: March 2019 Scrap Market Continues to Slide

Market & Metals
While the scrap market slump lingers on it looks to stabilize with the possible completion of U.S.-China trade talks and...
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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

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Happy International Women's Day! March 8th is a worldwide celebration of women and girls. This year's UN theme is "Think...
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1971 Ford Maverick Donated To American Cancer Society

1971 Ford Maverick Donated To American Cancer Society

Vehicles
You don’t need to be a maverick to help in the fight against cancer, you just need the Cars for...
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1980 Chevy Corvette Donated to Fayetteville Habitat for Humanity

1980 Chevy Corvette Donated to Fayetteville Habitat for Humanity

Vehicles
Did you know that cars can build homes? We aren’t talking Transformers here, but Habitat for Humanity’s Cars for Homes...
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Your Location Affects Your Car’s Value: An Explanation of Regional Gross Variance on the Used Car Market

Your Location Affects Your Car’s Value: An Explanation of Regional Gross Variance on the Used Car Market

Market & Metals
There are many factors to consider that impact the valuation of a used car. Vehicle depreciation is very real in...
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Scrap Metal Market: February 2019 Scrap Steel Prices Decline Sharply

Scrap Metal Market: February 2019 Scrap Steel Prices Decline Sharply

Market & Metals
Scrap Steel Prices Fall by Most in Years as Market Awaits Outcome of U.S.-China Trade Talks The scrap metal market...
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’38 Ford Model 68 Donated to the American Cancer Society

’38 Ford Model 68 Donated to the American Cancer Society

Vehicles
Welcome to Part 2 of this extended donor story! If you haven’t already, take a look at their 1956 Chevrolet Corvette!...
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1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Donated to the American Cancer Society

1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Donated to the American Cancer Society

Vehicles
This week take a look at an old-school donation with a modern twist! This particular vehicle supported the American Cancer...
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Scrap Metal Market:  January 2019 Trade Talks Impact on Steel

Scrap Metal Market: January 2019 Trade Talks Impact on Steel

Market & Metals
Trade talks the focus of 2019 as both steel and scrap values start the year down. The scrap metal market...
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1986 Porsche 944 Donated to NSAL

1986 Porsche 944 Donated to NSAL

Vehicles
Porsche is known for making sleek and speedy sports cars, but did you know they can also support the missions...
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Palladium Eclipses Gold As Most Valuable Precious Metal

Palladium Eclipses Gold As Most Valuable Precious Metal

Market & Metals
In 2018 palladium was one of the top performing commodities surging past gold in value. Throughout the past year many...
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1960 Thunderbird Donated to Maine Public

1960 Thunderbird Donated to Maine Public

Vehicles
This week's featured car donation is a futuristic antique Thunderbird that supported Maine Public! Want to know more about this...
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Vespa VTS Donated to Habitat for Humanity

Vespa VTS Donated to Habitat for Humanity

Vehicles
This week's vehicle spotlight is on a sporty red Vespa that helped support the Habitat for Humanity of Greater San...
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Scrap Metal Market: December 2018 Steel Prices Going Forward

Scrap Metal Market: December 2018 Steel Prices Going Forward

Market & Metals
Steel prices were up going into the last month of the year but are feeling pressures from falling oil prices,...
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Stockings For Soldiers, Never Have to Be Too Far Away

Stockings For Soldiers, Never Have to Be Too Far Away

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Advanced Remarketing Services Brings Holiday Cheer to Local New England Soldiers Christmas is a time of year that brings families,...
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A Unique Motorcycle Donation to the North Shore Animal League

A Unique Motorcycle Donation to the North Shore Animal League

Vehicles
Usually on our vehicle stories, we tell you about the history of an interesting donation. This North Shore Animal League...
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1978 Land Rover donated to KCUR

1978 Land Rover donated to KCUR

Vehicles
This week's story highlights a vintage donation manufactured in England and donated to support KCUR in Kansas City, Missouri. It's...
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Best For Rhode Island: Community Giving Award

Best For Rhode Island: Community Giving Award

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On September 24, Social Enterprise Greenhouse recognized six companies as the Best for Rhode Island. The categories for recognition are...
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1998 Food Truck Donated to Rhode Island Community Food Bank

1998 Food Truck Donated to Rhode Island Community Food Bank

Vehicles
Guest Blogger: Jacqueline Martel This year we had a very interesting donation of a 1988 Chevrolet Food Truck! This unique...
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Wreckonomics Dispatches: Used Car Week

Wreckonomics Dispatches: Used Car Week

Wreckonomics
Earlier this month, ARS was proud to participate in Used Car Week in Scottsdale AZ. A production of Cherokee Media,...
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Wreckonomics Dispatches: Automotive Recyclers Association Convention & Expo

Wreckonomics Dispatches: Automotive Recyclers Association Convention & Expo

Wreckonomics
We were pleased to exhibit at ARA’s 75th Annual trade show & Expo.  The show’s focus is to connect Industry...
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2003 Kawasaki Jetski Donated to UNICEF

2003 Kawasaki Jetski Donated to UNICEF

Vehicles
Car Donation Wizard accepts more vehicles than you might think! Perhaps you've already read about boat, motorcycle, and commercial donations,...
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2008 Stringray Boat Donation to Habitat for Humanity

Vehicles
Most of our vehicle stories focus on interesting cars, but we accept more than just cars. Boats, motorcycles, RVs, even the...
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Your Old Car, A Love Story

Your Old Car, A Love Story

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Americans have a generational love affair with their cars.  But, what happens when that old car that carried you on...
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1968 Chrysler Donated to American Cancer Society

1968 Chrysler Donated to American Cancer Society

Vehicles
Just in time for Cancer Awareness Month comes the tale of a very special cancer car donation: a 1968 Chrysler...
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Benefits of Collaborative Marketing

Benefits of Collaborative Marketing

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1975 Chevrolet Chevelle donated to North Shore Animal League

1975 Chevrolet Chevelle donated to North Shore Animal League

Vehicles
It's not every day that someone donates a spicy red convertible, but we love to share when it does! Today's...
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1976 Volkswagen Beetle Donated to Colorado Public Radio

1976 Volkswagen Beetle Donated to Colorado Public Radio

Vehicles
We've got some hot wheels in store for you in this week's vehicle spotlight! It's a 1976 Volkswagen Beetle, that...
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1984 Toyota Land Cruiser to Habitat for Humanity

1984 Toyota Land Cruiser to Habitat for Humanity

Vehicles
Did you know that cars can help build homes? Habitat for Humanity's Cars for Homes program receives the funds from...
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1977 FORD F250 Donated to Disabled American Veterans

1977 FORD F250 Donated to Disabled American Veterans

Vehicles
t's not every day that someone donates an antique car through Car Donation Wizard, but when it happens we love...
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Suzuki Boulevard S40 Donated to Feed the Children

Suzuki Boulevard S40 Donated to Feed the Children

Vehicles
You probably know that Car Donation Wizard is the place to go if you want to donate your car to...
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Make the Most of August on Aquidneck

Make the Most of August on Aquidneck

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The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting crisper, but that doesn’t mean summertime is over here on...
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Happy National Non Profit Day!

Happy National Non Profit Day!

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Wreckonomics™ Dispatches: NACE/Automechanica 2018

Wreckonomics™ Dispatches: NACE/Automechanica 2018

Market & Metals Wreckonomics
Just back from NACE/Automechanica and the Collision Industry Conference CIC. Craig Roberts and I attended and had a chance to...
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Wreckonomics™ Dispatches: Automotive Intelligence Summit 2018

Market & Metals Wreckonomics
Last month ARS participated in the Automotive Intelligence Summit a first-year event presented by Cherokee Media; the publishers of Auto...
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Talking Auto Recycling With WADK

Talking Auto Recycling With WADK

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Relay for Life: Community and Team Building for a Worthy Cause

Relay for Life: Community and Team Building for a Worthy Cause

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Earlier this month Advanced Remarketing Services participated in the Aquidneck Island Relay for Life here in Middletown, Rhode Island. (Middletown,...
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Wreckonomics Dispatches™: DigIn Conference May 2018

Wreckonomics Dispatches™: DigIn Conference May 2018

Market & Metals Wreckonomics
Last month, Advanced Remarketing Services attended the DigIn Conference in Austin Texas.  Digin is an ‘Insur Tech' Conference focused on...
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World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day

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World Environment Day

World Environment Day

ARS World
“Beat Plastic Pollution” Happy World Environment Day! World Environment Day has a rich history of various communities coming together to...
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The Importance of Memorial Day

The Importance of Memorial Day

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Brief History of Memorial Day On April 19th, 1775 as dawn broke over colonial New England, militia of the Massachusetts...
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5 Ways You Can Make Everyday Earth Day

5 Ways You Can Make Everyday Earth Day

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Scrap Metal Market: February 2018

Scrap Metal Market: February 2018

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Donating a Car on Giving Tuesday

Donating a Car on Giving Tuesday

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Scrap Metal Market: October 2017

Scrap Metal Market: October 2017

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Customer Service Week 2017

Customer Service Week 2017

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Walk to Defeat ALS

Walk to Defeat ALS

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Sailing Aboard the Schooner Aurora

Sailing Aboard the Schooner Aurora

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Ping Pong Tournament & ALS Fundraiser

Ping Pong Tournament & ALS Fundraiser

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The Great American Solar Eclipse

The Great American Solar Eclipse

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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ARS Employee Story: Bethany

ARS Employee Story: Bethany

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What Is My VIN Trying to Tell Me?

What Is My VIN Trying to Tell Me?

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Earth Day Celebration 2017

Earth Day Celebration 2017

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Newport Night Run 2017

Newport Night Run 2017

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Happy Holiday Season and New Year!

Happy Holiday Season and New Year!

ARS World
As we come closer to the end of the year, we celebrated the holiday season with our work family. We...
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AIDs Awareness Month

AIDs Awareness Month

ARS World
AIDs is one of the scariest words in the dictionary, but as scary as the word may seem to us,...
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China’s Steel Exports Fall in November

China’s Steel Exports Fall in November

Market & Metals
The latest news out of the steel industry is that China's steel exports drop for the 4th straight month.  In...
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Scrap Metal Market: December 2016

Scrap Metal Market: December 2016

Market & Metals
The metal market was able to stop the skid for the time being as scrap prices for crushed auto bodies...
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2009 Mini Cooper S for the American Cancer Society.

2009 Mini Cooper S for the American Cancer Society.

Vehicles
In November 2016 we had a car donation to the American Cancer Society from a generous donor from Oklahoma. They...
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Giving Tuesday; 3 Reasons to Donate a Car Before the End of the Year

Giving Tuesday; 3 Reasons to Donate a Car Before the End of the Year

ARS World
Vehicle donations make a real difference to worthy causes. Regardless of where you fall on the political spectrum, I think...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL for U.S. Fund for UNICEF.

1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL for U.S. Fund for UNICEF.

Vehicles
One of our amazing donors recently donated a 1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL with 174,071 miles on it. The vehicle was was...
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Did You Know? A Look Into Automotive Recycling Facts

Did You Know? A Look Into Automotive Recycling Facts

ARS World Market & Metals
Cars and trucks are often the topic of conversation when it comes to world pollution. However, the automotive recycling industry...
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Scrap Metal Market: November 2016

Scrap Metal Market: November 2016

Market & Metals
Scrap metal prices continue to dip. Scrap metal prices for crushed auto bodies declined 7.9% nationally since last month.  Compared...
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2011 Land Rover LR2 for American Cancer Society.

2011 Land Rover LR2 for American Cancer Society.

Vehicles
We had an amazing donation to the American Cancer Society in July of 2015 and it brought in a generous...
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Used Car Industry October Update

Used Car Industry October Update

Market & Metals
As leaves continue to fall and temperatures drop the used car industry wholesale prices follows suit.  According to the NADA...
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Scrap Metal Market: October 2016

Scrap Metal Market: October 2016

Market & Metals
In October 2016 scrap metal prices for crushed autobodies saw a decline of 22.4%. See September 2016 Scrap Metal Market Watch, and...
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Wavering Market Leads to Blurry Future for Automotive Recyclers

Wavering Market Leads to Blurry Future for Automotive Recyclers

Market & Metals
A new article entitled “Automotive recycling market volatile” (linked to here) from the American Recycler highlights the worrisome trend and...
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Scrap Metal Market: September 2016

Scrap Metal Market: September 2016

Market & Metals
Scrap metal prices for crushed autobodies saw a 2.45% decrease over the past month (see August 2016 Scrap Metal Market...
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Scrap Metal Market: August 2016

Scrap Metal Market: August 2016

Market & Metals
Moderate Growth Scrap metal prices for crushed autobodies saw moderate growth, 4.8% over the past month (see July 2016 Scrap...
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Among Price Rise, Chinese Surplus Limiting Profit

Among Price Rise, Chinese Surplus Limiting Profit

Market & Metals
Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. reported positive financial gains this week, with $0.41 earnings per share, compared to losses in the...
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Exporting ELVs Impacts Auto Recycling in US

Exporting ELVs Impacts Auto Recycling in US

Market & Metals
End of Life Vehicle (ELV) sales make up a $20 billion industry for automotive dismantlers and recyclers who handle scrap...
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Canine Companions for Independence®

Canine Companions for Independence®

ARS World Vehicles
In February of 2016, a very generous donor had donated their 2006 Ford E450 Cutaway cube van, also known as...
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Scrap Metal Market: July 2016

Scrap Metal Market: July 2016

Market & Metals
Scrap Metal Market Holds Steady Scrap metal prices for crushed autobodies held steady with 2.17% growth over the past month...
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Our Time at The Honda Fest 2016 Car Show.

Our Time at The Honda Fest 2016 Car Show.

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2003 Harley VROD for U.S. Fund for UNICEF.

2003 Harley VROD for U.S. Fund for UNICEF.

ARS World Vehicles
A 2003 Harley VROD was donated to UNICEF by very generous donors from Florida. The VRSCA VROD was in production...
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Vehicle donations and K-9 Officers.

Vehicle donations and K-9 Officers.

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Steel Tariffs a Double-Edged Sword?

Steel Tariffs a Double-Edged Sword?

Market & Metals
A double-edged metal sword As domestic prices rise from a tariff on Chinese steel, some worry the lack of cheap...
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Scrap Metal Market: June 2016

Scrap Metal Market: June 2016

Market & Metals
Scrap Metal Market Trends Scrap metal prices for crushed autobodies continue to increase 22.52% over the past month (see May...
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National Alliance on Mental Illness

National Alliance on Mental Illness

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Teri, one of our terrific employees at Advanced Remarketing Services, shared a presentation with us that was focused on The...
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US Imposes 522% Tariffs on Chinese Steel

US Imposes 522% Tariffs on Chinese Steel

Market & Metals
In an effort to combat Chinese subsidies of steel production and exports, the US Commerce Department has raised import tariffs...
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Tesla Effect: Lithium to Lift Commodities

Tesla Effect: Lithium to Lift Commodities

Market & Metals
Lithium to Benefit Aluminum, Copper Today, battery-powered vehicles represent only 2% of the consumer market, with lithium demand for batteries...
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Holocaust Stamp Project Event at The Foxborough Regional Charter School

Holocaust Stamp Project Event at The Foxborough Regional Charter School

ARS World
We were lucky enough to have been able to go to the Foxborough Regional Charter School to see the Holocaust...
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Chinese Gov’t Incentives Feed Oversupply of Metals

Chinese Gov’t Incentives Feed Oversupply of Metals

Market & Metals
The U.S. Commerce Department is pushing back against Chinese incentives that benefit steel, aluminum, and copper exports. The economic response...
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Aluminum Use in Vehicles Increasing

Aluminum Use in Vehicles Increasing

Market & Metals
Aluminum Use on the Rise To convert vehicles to aluminum, Ford is estimated to spend $1 billion retooling its facilities...
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Scrap Metal Market: May 2016

Scrap Metal Market: May 2016

Market & Metals
Scrap Metal Market Trends Scrap metal prices for crushed autobodies have slightly increased 17.60% over the past month (see April...
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Looking to Grow Professionally and Personally? We’re Hiring!

Looking to Grow Professionally and Personally? We’re Hiring!

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We're Hiring! If you are looking for a company that helps you grow professionally and personally then look no further....
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United Recyclers Group 2016 Conference

United Recyclers Group 2016 Conference

ARS World
Our General Manager Kelly and Marlayna are at the 2016 United Recyclers Group Conference in San Antonio, Texas. URG is...
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Earth Day 2016 #DirtySockChallenge

Earth Day 2016 #DirtySockChallenge

Vehicles
Today we decided to do something fun for Earth Day. We saw a challenge online called the Dirty Sock Challenge...
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Mercedes-Benz for National Public Radio.

Mercedes-Benz for National Public Radio.

Vehicles
This week's featured car donation is a 1970 Mercedes Benz 300SEL donated to National Public Radio. This car is a...
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Porsche Boxster for American Cancer Society

Porsche Boxster for American Cancer Society

Vehicles
A 1999 Porsche Boxster with only 23,553 miles was just donated to the American Cancer Society by John and Ann...
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Analysis: 2015 Was Awful for Metal Prices

Analysis: 2015 Was Awful for Metal Prices

Market & Metals
Analysis Shows Continued Decline Scrap metal prices have fallen by 50 percent in four years, forcing scrap yards to find...
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2016 Metals Around The World

2016 Metals Around The World

Market & Metals Vehicles
2016 Metals Around The World: Consumer Vehicle Edition
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Virginia Car Buyers: A Friendly Hello

Virginia Car Buyers: A Friendly Hello

ARS World
This month, Advanced Remarketing Services will enhance our online marketplace and low fee services with a large volume of newly...
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Scrap Metal Market: April 2016

Scrap Metal Market: April 2016

Market & Metals
Scrap Metal Market Trends Scrap metal prices for crushed autobodies have slightly increased 8.57% over the past month (see March...
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WSJ: In Scrap-Metal Market, Buyers Have to Tell Darth From Vader

WSJ: In Scrap-Metal Market, Buyers Have to Tell Darth From Vader

Market & Metals
From: WSJ: In Scrap-Metal Market, Buyers Have to Tell Darth From Vader By: John W. Miller When Randy Goodman calls a...
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Success at AFP 2016

Success at AFP 2016

ARS World
Thanks to all those who visited us at the Association of Fundraising Professionals 2016 Conference! We're excited to continue the...
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Why I Switched to MariaDB and Haven’t Looked Back

Why I Switched to MariaDB and Haven’t Looked Back

ARS World
As a longtime Oracle user, I always felt that MySql was in "catch up" mode. It only developed ACID-compliant transactions...
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WSJ: Scrap-metal sector is latest victim of commodities bust

WSJ: Scrap-metal sector is latest victim of commodities bust

Market & Metals
From: Scrap-metal sector is latest victim of commodities bust By: John W. Miller PITTSBURGH—Cars are piling up at junkyards across the...
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Scrap Metal Market Watch: 1st Quarter 2016

Scrap Metal Market Watch: 1st Quarter 2016

Market & Metals
Scrap Metal Market Watch graph from first quarter 2013 to first quarter 2016 Over last quarter, scrap metal prices for...
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Scrap Metal Market Watch: March 2016

Scrap Metal Market Watch: March 2016

Market & Metals
Scrap Metal Market Trends Scrap metal prices for crushed auto bodies have increased. We’ve seen an increase of 2.94% over...
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Motor for your Mission

Motor for your Mission

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No matter how much we may care about curing disease, eliminating poverty or ending homelessness, if there are no funds,...
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WSJ: Anglo’s CEO Predicts Deepening Metals Slump

WSJ: Anglo’s CEO Predicts Deepening Metals Slump

Market & Metals
From: Anglo's CEO Predicts Deepening Metals Slump (WSJ) By: Scott Patterson & Alex MacDonald Anglo American PLC Chief Executive Mark...
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ARS: Data Security

ARS: Data Security

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From identity theft to credit card breaches, Americans are impacted by inadequate data security policies every year, leaving many unsure...
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Scrap Metal Market Watch: February 2016

Scrap Metal Market Watch: February 2016

Market & Metals
Scrap Metal Market Trends Scrap metal prices for crushed auto bodies have declined. We’ve seen a decrease of 2.86% over the past...
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Saudi Arabia Hurries to Reinvent Itself for an Era of Low Oil

Saudi Arabia Hurries to Reinvent Itself for an Era of Low Oil

Market & Metals
From: Saudi Arabia Hurries to Reinvent Itself for an Era of Low Oil By: Ben Holland Saudi Arabia, one of the...
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Scrap Metal Market Watch: January 2016

Scrap Metal Market Watch: January 2016

Market & Metals
Scrap Metal Market Trends Scrap metal prices for crushed auto bodies have declined. We’ve seen a decrease of 2.61% over the past...
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Scrap Metal Market Watch: 4th Quarter 2015

Scrap Metal Market Watch: 4th Quarter 2015

Market & Metals
Scrap Metal Market Watch graph from first quarter 2011 to fourth quarter 2015 Over last quarter, scrap metal prices for crushed...
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Scrap Metal Market Watch: December 2015

Scrap Metal Market Watch: December 2015

Market & Metals
Scrap Metal Market Trends Scrap metal prices for crushed auto bodies have declined. We’ve seen a decrease of 3.85% over the past...
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Iron Ore Bludgeoned to Record Low in Asia on China Steel Concern

Iron Ore Bludgeoned to Record Low in Asia on China Steel Concern

Market & Metals
From: Iron Ore Bludgeoned to Record Low in Asia on China Steel Concern By: Jasmine Ng Iron ore contracts in Asia...
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American Recycler: Auto Recyclers Facing Rough Roads

Market & Metals
From: Auto Recyclers Facing Rough Roads By: Mike Breslin Back in January 2012 American Recycler published an article penned by...
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Recycling Today: Alcoa to decrease aluminum smelting and refining capacity

Recycling Today: Alcoa to decrease aluminum smelting and refining capacity

Market & Metals
From: Alcoa to decrease aluminum smelting and refining capacity                         ...
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Scrap Metal Market Watch: November 2015

Scrap Metal Market Watch: November 2015

Market & Metals
Scrap Metal Market Trends Scrap metal prices for crushed auto bodies have declined. We’ve seen a decrease of 3.39% over the past...
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Bloomberg: China Steel Head Says Demand Slumping at Unprecedented Speed

Bloomberg: China Steel Head Says Demand Slumping at Unprecedented Speed

Market & Metals
From: China Steel Head Says Demand Slumping at Unprecedented Speed (Bloomberg) By Bloomberg News If anyone doubted the magnitude of the crisis...
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Wicked Big Meet 2015

Wicked Big Meet 2015

Vehicles
Some Wicked Cool Cars If there’s one thing anyone knows about Subaru, it’s that the Subaru Outback is EVRYWHERE. The...
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Scrap Metal Market Watch: October 2015

Scrap Metal Market Watch: October 2015

Market & Metals
Scrap Metal Market Trends Scrap metal prices for crushed auto bodies have remained steady from last month. We've seen no change...
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EAT LOCAL, EAT FRESH

ARS World
Three words to describe the company’s EAT LOCAL, EAT FRESH program: Tasty…Variety…Healthy. YES! I discovered that carrots come in many...
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11 Reasons Why We Love Autos (And You Should, Too!)

11 Reasons Why We Love Autos (And You Should, Too!)

ARS World
There are so many reasons to love autos…all kinds.  Here are our favorites: F – A – S – T...
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Scrap Metal Market Watch: 3rd Quarter 2015

Scrap Metal Market Watch: 3rd Quarter 2015

Market & Metals
Scrap Metal Market Watch graph from first quarter 2011 to third quarter 2015 Over last quarter, scrap metal prices for...
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Scrap Metal Market Watch: September 2015

Scrap Metal Market Watch: September 2015

Market & Metals
Scrap Metal Market Trends Scrap metal prices for crushed auto bodies have declined. We’ve seen a decrease of 8.97% over the past...
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End of the Year…ALREADY?!

End of the Year…ALREADY?!

ARS World
I think I saw…no, I KNOW I saw some bright orange leaves on a tree in my yard this weekend....
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Charity Scams and Scammers: Absolute Villains

Charity Scams and Scammers: Absolute Villains

ARS World
These scams have to stop. Recently, the Federal Trade Commission and regulators for all 50 States filed complaints alleging that...
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The Newport Experience

The Newport Experience

Market & Metals
Every once in a while, you've got to change things up.  Get face-to-face with an experience outside your norm.  We...
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Scrap Metal Market Watch: August 2015

Scrap Metal Market Watch: August 2015

Market & Metals
Scrap Metal Market Trends Scrap metal prices for crushed auto bodies have declined. We’ve seen a decrease of 7.23% over the past...
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A New Reality

A New Reality

Market & Metals
When I look back on my life, there will be more than a few great memories that rise to the...
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If You Don’t Mind

If You Don’t Mind

Market & Metals
What makes us good at what we do? As an individual ... as a company? There’s a multi-dimensional answer to...
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Aluminum and Copper Plummet

Aluminum and Copper Plummet

Market & Metals
A hybrid of economic forces continues to reduce already depressed prices of metals, including gold, steel, copper, and now aluminum....
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Volvo Donated to Texas Public Radio

Vehicles
Here’s the picture of my last day with the car I donated to Texas Public Radio. I am a long...
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ARS Lends a Hand to Habitat for Humanity 2015

ARS Lends a Hand to Habitat for Humanity 2015

Market & Metals
Pens, keyboards, and phones were replaced with tape, levels, and utility knives for a handful of ARS team members who...
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1964 Ford Thunderbird Convertible

1964 Ford Thunderbird Convertible

Vehicles
I’m not someone who stops in their tracks when a certain vehicle drives by, or knows the differences between a...
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Earth Day 2015 Photos

Earth Day 2015 Photos

Market & Metals
Earth Day Challenge Photo Gallery There is a great need for the introduction of new values in our society, where...
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Donating Your Car is as Easy as A-B-C!

Donating Your Car is as Easy as A-B-C!

ARS World
Donating your vehicle (car, truck, van, motorcycle, etc.) is as quick and easy as A-B-C! A.  Fill out an online application… Visit Car...
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2004 Subaru Impreza

2004 Subaru Impreza

Vehicles
"My 2004 Subaru Impreza was the best companion I've had in a vehicle. My faithful, internally combustive steed. It took...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle

2003 Volkswagen Beetle

Vehicles
"Timmy": When a Beetle is More Than a Car Donation "I chose to donate my car because my husband I...
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Antique Cars Create a Special Buzz

Antique Cars Create a Special Buzz

ARS World
In our part of these great United States, 4th of July is a HUGE deal. Our county is home to the...
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Driven By Hope

Driven By Hope

ARS World
There are 14.4 million cancer survivors in the United States1.  That’s a BIG number!  But, some may ask, “How many...
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Scrap Metal Market Watch: September 2015

Scrap Metal Market Watch: September 2015

Market & Metals
Scrap Metal Market Trends Scrap metal prices for crushed auto bodies continues to increase. We’ve seen a increase of 6.23% over...
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Metals Tumble Following Greece, China Announcements

Metals Tumble Following Greece, China Announcements

Market & Metals
Greece Vote Against Austerity Measures Prices of copper and nickel dropped 4.2% and 3.3%1, respectively, following news of Greece’s vote...
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Say “Thanks” for Your Freedom This July Fourth with a Car Donation

Say “Thanks” for Your Freedom This July Fourth with a Car Donation

ARS World
Fourth of July is almost here.  And, while most of the country is celebrating a day off with bbq’s, pool...
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Scrap Metal’s Domestic Economic Impact

Scrap Metal’s Domestic Economic Impact

Market & Metals
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries recently completed an exhaustive economic impact report. The report shows that overall, when measuring...
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What is my VIN trying to tell me?

What is my VIN trying to tell me?

Vehicles
One of our amazing employees (Jenn Brennan) was kind enough to submit a blog post that we thought would be...
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Palladium Follows Platinum Drop

Palladium Follows Platinum Drop

Market & Metals
Palladium prices dropped 15% this month, hitting a two-year low. Sources cite weak automotive demand in the U.S. and China...
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Nigerian Student Uses Scrap Metal to Create Wind and Solar Powered Vehicle

Nigerian Student Uses Scrap Metal to Create Wind and Solar Powered Vehicle

Market & Metals
It's amazing how properly recycling your vehicle at the end of its life-cycle, whether through car donation, or even deciding...
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Car Donation Wizard: Connecting Donors and Charities

Car Donation Wizard: Connecting Donors and Charities

ARS World Vehicles
Guest Blogger:  Amanda Nevitt At Car Donation Wizard we bring donors and charities together.  Every year we receive thousands of...
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Getting Healthy, Getting Happy!

Getting Healthy, Getting Happy!

ARS World
Rhode Island to central Venezuela… Miami to Oregon… San Francisco to central Pennsylvania… This past May we held a GET...
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2001 Toyota Camry

2001 Toyota Camry

Vehicles
“(My son) Richard got this 2001 Camry upon graduation from law school 2 years ago.  Then he was involved in an accident. ...
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WSJ: Platinum Slammed by Supplies, Dollar

WSJ: Platinum Slammed by Supplies, Dollar

Market & Metals
From: Platinum Slammed by Supplies, Dollar (WSJ) By Tatyana Shumsky A strong dollar is pressing down on platinum. The precious metal, whose...
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This Vehicle Has Heart

This Vehicle Has Heart

ARS World Vehicles
Saving people from harm…restoring well being and health…providing life-saving services…bringing people back to life… Yes, it served its community well. ...
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2003 Harley-Davidson Police Officer Special

2003 Harley-Davidson Police Officer Special

Vehicles
Everyone’s heard of Harley-Davidson and everyone’s heard of the American Cancer Society (ACS).  Now, we’re hearing them in the same...
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1937 Dodge Sedan L6

1937 Dodge Sedan L6

Vehicles
We recently received this gorgeous 1937 Dodge Sedan L6 as a donation to benefit Habitat for Humanity, Silicon Valley. Dodge...
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Lower Small Car Prices Impact Car Donation Industry

Lower Small Car Prices Impact Car Donation Industry

Market & Metals
Across the country, automotive experts are watching the price of some used vehicles drop. Smaller cars - subcompacts and entry-level...
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Jack’s Salvage — There’s No Junk There

Jack’s Salvage — There’s No Junk There

ARS World
When I was little, my dad used to take me to the “junkyard” to find parts for the 1967 Thunderbird...
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1980 Triumph Spitfire 1500 Coupe

1980 Triumph Spitfire 1500 Coupe

Vehicles
The March of Dimes received a bit of Florida sunshine this month with the donation of a beautiful, yellow 1980...
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WSJ: U.S. Is Awash in Glut of Scrap Materials

WSJ: U.S. Is Awash in Glut of Scrap Materials

Market & Metals
From: U.S. Is Awash in Glut of Scrap Materials (WSJ) By James R. Hagerty American companies have complained for the past...
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Scrap Metal Market Watch: 2nd Quarter 2015

Scrap Metal Market Watch: 2nd Quarter 2015

Market & Metals
Updated through the second quarter of 2015 Scrap metal market watch graph from first quarter 2011 to second quarter 2015. Over last quarter,...
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Scrap Metal Market Watch: June 2015

Scrap Metal Market Watch: June 2015

Market & Metals
Scrap Metal Market Trends Scrap metal prices for crushed auto bodies have finally ceased declining monthly. We've seen a increase of 2.67%...
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Is It Time to Call It “Quits”?

Is It Time to Call It “Quits”?

ARS World
Look, nobody said it would be easy.  You’ve been together a long time and have countless memories.  You’ve gotten each...
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For Some, It’s Hard to Say “Goodbye”

For Some, It’s Hard to Say “Goodbye”

ARS World Vehicles
“I hated saying goodbye to my beloved car. The only thing that made it better was the feeling of knowing...
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April Showers Bring May Flowers

April Showers Bring May Flowers

Market & Metals
You’ve heard this old adage before, but it’s really true!  At least the part about May bringing flowers is true. ...
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How to Steel a Bridge

How to Steel a Bridge

Market & Metals
The scrap metal industry at times gets a bad rap, whether it's criminals trying to extract scrap metal out of an...
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Honoring Car Talk

Honoring Car Talk

ARS World Vehicles
My daughter was about 3 years old when we would drive across town on Saturday mornings and listen to Car...
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Honda Civic Tops the 2014 List for UNICEF

Honda Civic Tops the 2014 List for UNICEF

ARS World Vehicles
Realizing he could support valuable programs and services by making a car donation to charity, a New York man did...
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Chinese Farming Duo Transforms Scrap Metal into Art

Chinese Farming Duo Transforms Scrap Metal into Art

Market & Metals
Yu Zhilin, a farmer from Hengyang, China has capitalized on the popularity of the Transformers movie franchise in China with the aid...
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In This Business We See the Good in People

In This Business We See the Good in People

Market & Metals
Dad always said if you’ve got good news and bad news…finish with the good news. It leaves your listener feeling...
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Massachusetts Woman Donates Car to American Cancer Society

Massachusetts Woman Donates Car to American Cancer Society

ARS World
A Massachusetts woman recently donated her car to the American Cancer Society in honor of cancer patients everywhere.    A survivor...
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Places To Be, People To See

Places To Be, People To See

ARS World
Places. Over the last five weeks I've done a bit of traveling. Crisscrossing the country several times; 16 flights, over...
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Moving Back Home for the Summer Could Lead to a Surprise Tax Deduction

Moving Back Home for the Summer Could Lead to a Surprise Tax Deduction

ARS World
The time is here.  The school year has ended and the dorms are closing for the summer.  You’re finally scheduled...
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Analyzing China’s Slowdown

Analyzing China’s Slowdown

Market & Metals
While the world reacts to China’s economic slowdown, the tone among the country’s top government officials remains calm. That’s because...
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May 2015 Scrap Metal Market Watch & Low End Analytic

May 2015 Scrap Metal Market Watch & Low End Analytic

Market & Metals
Scrap Metal Market Trends Scrap metal prices for crushed auto bodies continue to drop. We've seen a decline of 5.61%...
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Steel Supply Chain Levels Out

Steel Supply Chain Levels Out

Market & Metals
Steel Supply Chain Decline “Have scrap steel prices finally found a floor?”1 The decline in steel prices is slowing as...
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ARS Pups Celebrate Life

ARS Pups Celebrate Life

Market & Metals
This past Sunday, more than 50 employees from Advanced Remarketing Services and Comsearch, along with their “four-legged children” participated as...
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Earth Week 2015 – It’s Our Job

Earth Week 2015 – It’s Our Job

ARS World
After a blue-gray and white winter, spring is a time for celebration. It starts the party with bursts of rich...
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The Impact of Imports in the Steel Market

The Impact of Imports in the Steel Market

Market & Metals
Throughout early 2015 there has been an explosion of steel imports into the U.S. This has been a trend that...
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Keeping Kids Safe in Vehicles

Keeping Kids Safe in Vehicles

ARS World
We may be in the business of remarketing vehicles, but safety is always our top concern.  We work to get...
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Keeping it Green All Year Long

Keeping it Green All Year Long

Market & Metals
Having “St. Paddy’s” day in March is the perfect precursor to Earth day in April.  We’re wearing green in one...
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7 Easy Last-Minute Tax Tips

7 Easy Last-Minute Tax Tips

ARS World
There’s a lot of talk in the office about the looming deadline for tax filing.  Some took care of this...
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Environmental Safety Remains Focus of Industry Partners

Environmental Safety Remains Focus of Industry Partners

ARS World
When the Department of Environmental Management steps in to manage industry regulations, the discussion typically turns to government overreach. That’s...
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ARS Inc. Low End Value Analytic

ARS Inc. Low End Value Analytic

Market & Metals
On a month to month basis ARS monitors the sales performance of vehicles on the lower end of the value...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL

1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL

Vehicles
This week we’re featuring a fun donation to U.S. Fund for UNICEF, a sharp Mercedes-Benz 560SL.  These slick convertibles with...
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April 2015 Scrap Metal Market Watch

April 2015 Scrap Metal Market Watch

Market & Metals
Latest scrap metal prices news. Scrap metal market watch graph from January 2012 to April 2015. Over last month, scrap metal...
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Oil Prices Impact Metal Recyclers

Oil Prices Impact Metal Recyclers

Market & Metals
From: Oil Prices Impact Metal Recyclers By Mike Breslin It’s about time U.S. businesses and consumers are getting a price...
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Pupcakes for Rescue Dogs

Pupcakes for Rescue Dogs

Market & Metals
What a day to be a dog! Last week, the rescue dogs from Alexandra Morgan’s Animal School and Rescue got...
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Groundhog Day for China’s Scrap Metal Buyers

Groundhog Day for China’s Scrap Metal Buyers

Market & Metals
“Too many other buyers. I can tell other buyers were here yesterday,” Johnson Zeng told Bloomberg. “There wasn’t as much...
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Turning a Negative into a Positive

Turning a Negative into a Positive

Market & Metals
As we all know by now, the scrap metal market has taken a pounding with a strengthening U.S. dollar and...
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The Emerging International Opportunity from Crushed Autobodies

The Emerging International Opportunity from Crushed Autobodies

Market & Metals
The scrap metal market has taken a pounding with a strengthening U.S. dollar and slower than expected economic growth internationally,...
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Ray C. Anderson, Confessions of a Radical Industrialist

ARS World
The (radical) truth is, attacking waste is the engine that will pull the whole train. If you’re looking for a...
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The Ethical Competitive Advantage

The Ethical Competitive Advantage

Market & Metals
Despite the poor outlook for scrap metal pricing and declining profit margins for scrap yards as we progress into the...
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Q1 2015 Scrap Metal Market Watch

Q1 2015 Scrap Metal Market Watch

Market & Metals
  Updated through first quarter 2015 Scrap metal market watch graph from first quarter 2011 to first quarter 2015. Over last...
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March 2015 Scrap Metal Market Watch

March 2015 Scrap Metal Market Watch

Market & Metals
Scrap metal market watch graph from January 2012 to March 2015. Over last month, scrap metal prices for crushed auto bodies...
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We Walk In Their Honor

We Walk In Their Honor

Market & Metals
The employees in our company really care…about each other, the work we do helping you donate your car, we care...
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ARS Inc. Low End Value Analytic

ARS Inc. Low End Value Analytic

Market & Metals
On a month to month basis ARS monitors the sales performance of vehicles on the lower end of the value...
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February 2015 Scrap Metal Market Watch

February 2015 Scrap Metal Market Watch

Market & Metals
Scrap metal market watch graph from January 2012 to February 2015. Over last month, scrap metal prices for crushed auto bodies...
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2015 Metals Around The World

2015 Metals Around The World

Market & Metals Vehicles
2015 Metals Around The World: Consumer Vehicle Edition
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January 2015 Scrap Metal Market Watch

January 2015 Scrap Metal Market Watch

Market & Metals
  Scrap metal market watch graph from January 2012 to January 2015. Over last month, scrap metal prices for crushed...
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Q4 2014 Scrap Metal Market Watch

Q4 2014 Scrap Metal Market Watch

Market & Metals
Updated through fourth quarter 2014 Scrap metal market watch graph from first quarter 2011 to fourth quarter 2014. Over last quarter, scrap metal...
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Q3 Is Weakest For Used-Car Prices In Twelve Years

Market & Metals
McLEAN, Va. — After falling for the third straight month in September, auction prices were expected to continue their downward...
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December 2014 Scrap Metal Market Watch

December 2014 Scrap Metal Market Watch

Market & Metals
Scrap metal market watch graph from January 2014 to December 2014. Over last month, scrap metal prices for crushed auto bodies...
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Used-Car Prices Dropping, Not Crashing

Market & Metals
LAS VEGAS – A drop in used-car prices doesn’t mean they’ll crash and burn, say automotive remarketing experts at a...
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November 2014 Scrap Metal Market Watch

November 2014 Scrap Metal Market Watch

Market & Metals
Scrap metal market watch graph from January 2014 to November 2014. Over last month, scrap metal prices for crushed auto...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Scrap metal market watch graph from January 2011 to October 2014. Over last month, scrap metal prices for crushed auto bodies...
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Scrap Metal Market Watch: 3rd Quarter 2014

Market & Metals
    Updated through third  quarter 2014 Scrap metal market watch graph from first quarter 2011 to third quarter 2014. Over...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Scrap metal market watch graph from January 2011 to August 2014. Over last month, scrap metal prices for crushed auto bodies...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Scrap metal market watch graph from January 2011 to July 2014. Over last month, scrap metal prices for crushed auto bodies...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
    Scrap metal market watch graph from January 2011 to May 2014. Over last month, scrap metal prices for crushed...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
  Scrap metal market watch graph from January 2011 to April 2014. Over last month, scrap metal prices for crushed...
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Q1 2014 Scrap Metal Market Watch

Market & Metals
  Updated through first  quarter 2014 Scrap metal market watch graph from first quarter 2011 to first quarter 2014. Over...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Updated: March, 2014 Scrap metal market watch graph from February 2011 to February 2014. Over last month, scrap metal prices...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Updated: February, 2014 Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2010 to January 2014. Over last month, scrap metal prices...
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Scrap Metal Market Watch: 3rd Quarter 2013

Market & Metals
  Updated through third  quarter 2013 Scrap metal market watch graph from fourth quarter 2007 to third quarter 2013. Over...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Updated: July 3, 2013 Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to July 2013. Over last month, scrap metal...
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June Sees Biggest Used Vehicle Price Drop All Year

Market & Metals
Mon, 06/24/2013 - 04:00 | CHICAGO By: Auto Remarketing Staff Dealers may see more customers on the lots looking for...
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Q2 2013 Scrap Metal Market Watch

Market & Metals
Updated through second quarter 2013 Scrap metal market watch graph from fourth quarter 2007 to second quarter 2013 Over last...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Updated: June 6, 2013 Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to June 2013. Over last month, scrap metal...
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Used Wholesale Prices Drop to 3-Year Low

Market & Metals
By Staff Writer: Sarah Rubenoff Kelley Blue Book has reported that used-car auction values have reached a three-year low. After...
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Used Wholesale Prices Continue Spring Decline

Market & Metals
Tue, 05/28/2013 | McLEAN, Va. By: Auto Remarketing Staff Used-vehicle prices at auction are continuing their spring decline this month,...
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US ferrous scrap exports soften in Q1 2013 on lower Asian demand

Market & Metals
US ferrous scrap export volumes dipped slightly year-on-year in the first quarter of 2013 on low demand from Asian consumers....
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Used Car Values Make Unexpected Changes During Spring Market

Market & Metals
Here is the latest used car market report from Black Book. As the feedback arrived from the Black Book survey...
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Tata Steel to Take $1.6 Billion Impairment Charge

Market & Metals
Tata Steel Ltd. said Monday the company will record a $1.6 billion impairment charge in its financial results for the...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Updated: May 7, 2013 Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to May 2013. Over last month, scrap metal...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Updated: April 5, 2013 Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to April 2013. Over last month, scrap metal...
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Q1 2013 Scrap Metal Market Watch

Market & Metals
Updated through first quarter 2013 Scrap metal market watch graph from fourth quarter 2007 to first quarter 2013 Over last...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Updated: March 4, 2013 Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to March 2013. Over last month, scrap metal...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Updated: February 4, 2013 Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to February 2013. Over last month, scrap metal...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Updated: January 3, 2013 Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to January 2013. Over last month, scrap metal...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Updated: December 4, 2012 Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to December 2012. Over last month, scrap metal...
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Q4 2012 Scrap Metal Market Watch

Market & Metals
Updated through fourth quarter 2012 Scrap metal market watch graph from fourth quarter 2007 to fourth quarter 2012 Over last...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Updated: November 5, 2012 Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to November 2012. Over last month, scrap metal...
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The Steepest Quarterly Wholesale Price Drop Since The Close of 2008

Market & Metals
After sharing where the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index settled for September, chief economist Tom Webb explained what he called...
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Wholesale Prices See Overall Declines Similar to Last Year

Market & Metals
By: Sarah Rubenoff Wholesale prices are looking quite similar to the market dealers experienced last year at this time, according...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Updated: October 3, 2012 Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to October 2012. Over last month, scrap metal...
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Scrap Metal Market Watch: 3rd Quarter 2012

Market & Metals
  Updated through third quarter 2012 Scrap metal market watch graph from third quarter 2007 to third quarter 2012 Over...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Updated: September 5, 2012 Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to September 2012. Over last month, scrap metal...
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Are Foreign Buyers Losing Traction in Auction Market?

Market & Metals
U.S. Dollar to Euro Exchange Rate for the past ten years (August 20, 2002 - August 14, 2012): Source: United...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Updated: August 3, 2012 Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to August 2012. Over last month, scrap metal...
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Steel: Driving Auto Recycling Success

Market & Metals
RECYCLING SCRAPPED AUTOMOBILES Recycling Steel and Iron Used In Automobiles   Steel IS Automobile Safety We rely on our cars...
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KBB: Quarterly Wholesale Decline Strongest Dip Since 2008

Market & Metals
July 17, 2012 | IRVINE, Calif. By SubPrime Auto Finance News Editor Nick Zulovich Alec Gutierrez, Kelley Blue Book While...
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Analysts Expect 3.5-Percent Dip in Used Values During Coming Months

Market & Metals
July 16, 2012 | IRVINE, Calif., and McLEAN, Va. By SubPrime Auto Finance News Editor Nick Zulovich Here’s a number...
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Scrap Metal Pricing Decline: Industry Comments

Market & Metals
With the rapid market decline in scrap metal prices reaching it's lowest level since late 2010, buyer uneasiness has spread....
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Scrap Metal Market Pricing Outlook

Market & Metals
June has truly been eventful month for scrap prices. The recent slide brought ferrous scrap prices to the lowest level...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Updated: July 3, 2012 Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to July 2012. Over last month, scrap metal...
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U.S. Non-Ferrous Scrap Metal Price Outlook for 2012, 2013

Market & Metals
by Taras Berezowsky on June 14, 2012 Most all steel market watchers, buyers, sellers and traders have seen and heard...
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Steel Prices Fall Dramatically

Market & Metals
NEW YORK Shares of steel companies fell Monday on investor concerns that industry conditions will worsen as steel prices fall...
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Q2 2012 Scrap Metal Market Watch

Market & Metals
Updated through second quarter 2012 Scrap metal market watch graph from second quarter 2007 to second quarter 2012 Over last...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Updated: June 4, 2012 Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to June 2012. Over last month, scrap metal...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Updated May 3, 2012 Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to May 2012. Over last month, scrap metal...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Updated April 5th, 2012 Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to April 2012. Over last month, scrap metal...
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Q1 2012 Scrap Metal Market Watch

Market & Metals
Updated through first quarter 2012 Scrap metal market watch graph from 1st quarter 2007 to first quarter 2012 Over last...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Updated March 7th, 2012 Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to March 2012. Over last month, scrap metal...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Source: American Recycler Updated February 6th, 2012 Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to February 2012. Over last...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Source: American Recycler Updated January 4th, 2012 Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to January 2012. Over last...
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Quarterly (Fourth) Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Source: American Recycler Updated through fourth quarter 2011 Scrap metal market watch graph from 1st quarter 2007 to fourth quarter...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Source: American Recycler Updated December 2nd, 2011. Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to December 2011. Over last...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Source: American Recycler Updated November 6th, 2011. Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to November 2011. Over last...
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Arcelor Girds for Soft Demand

Market & Metals
BY JOHN W. MILLER AND ALEX MACDONALD ArcelorMittal, the world's biggest steelmaker, is girding for a rough winter after reporting...
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Why Not to Steal a Steel Bridge

Market & Metals
By CLARE ANSBERRY And KRIS MAHER Article from: Wall Street Journal It could have been the ultimate caper. Two men...
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Quarterly (Third) Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Source: American Recycler Updated through third quarter 2011 Scrap metal market watch graph from 1st quarter 2007 to third quarter...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

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Source: American Recycler Updated October 6th, 2011. Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to October 2011. Over last...
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Steel: Driving Auto Recycling Success

Market & Metals
RECYCLING SCRAPPED AUTOMOBILES Recycling Steel and Iron Used In Automobiles Steel’s importance in automobiles We rely on automobiles to transport...
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Is Your Junk Car Recyclable or Landfill Bound?

ARS World
Each year, around 10 million vehicles are disposed of in the United States. Before vexing your conscience, you should know...
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Metamorphosis: Recycling Junk Cars

Market & Metals
Have you ever driven by a house that had so many junk cars or junk car shells out front you...
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Historic Steel Recycling Facts

Market & Metals
Did you know that...? 1) Since World War II, the North American steel industry has reduced its energy intensity by...
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Army Project Recycles More Than Six Million Pounds of Steel

Market & Metals
Source: American Recycler The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) recently completed a project that resulted in recycling more than...
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Ten Facts about Steel Recycling

Market & Metals
From: the American Iron and Steel Institute 1. Millions of tons of iron and steel are diverted from the waste...
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Monthly Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Source: American Recycler Updated September 6th, 2011. Scrap metal market watch graph from December 2006 to September 2011. Over last...
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Empire State Building’s Retrofit Program Achieves 2010 ENERGY STAR Certification

ARS World
Source: American Recycler The energy efficiency work at the Empire State Building, the world’s most famous office building, has achieved...
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Mechel Modernizes Steel Complex

Market & Metals
Source: American Recycler Mechel OAO has launched a modernized steelmaking complex at its Romanian-based subsidiary Ductil Steel Otelu Rosu. Octavian...
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Quarterly (Second) Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Source: American Recycler Updated through second quarter 2011 Scrap metal market watch graph from 1st quarter 2007 to second quarter...
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Steel Imports Increaes 33%

Market & Metals
Source: American Recycler Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that the United...
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Steel imports decline 16 percent in February

Market & Metals
Source: American Recycler Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that the U.S....
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Recycled Steel Use Growing with Energy Efficient Building

Market & Metals
Source: American Recycler by Mike Breslin Everyone in the recycling industry is aware of the many benefits of recycled steel....
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Steel? The New Green Building Material

Market & Metals
Few people realize that steel is becoming a popular building material for green buildings. Steel addresses both the challenge of...
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Quarterly (First) Scrap Metal Market Watch: Crushed Auto Bodies

Market & Metals
Source: American Recycler Updated through first quarter 2011 Scrap metal market watch graph from 1st quarter 2007 to first quarter...
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Earth Day, Hooray!

Guest Blogger: Codi Medieros Happy Earth Day! Earth Day is a Worldwide holiday celebrated every April 22nd to help support environmental protection! Did you know the annual amount spent on cleaning up litter is $11.5 BILLION dollars? And 50% of the litter is cigarette butts? Imagine what more we could do with $11.5 billion dollars

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Spring Egg Hunt

Guest Contributor: Kaleigh Machado Spring is celebrated by different people located all over the world and they all celebrate in their own way. ARS decided we would celebrate spring by hosting a spring egg hunt! New England winters can feel never-ending, and even though it’s technically been spring for weeks, most days don’t quite feel

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URG Conference 2019 - Advanced Remarketing Services - Wreckonomics DIspatches

Wreckonomics Dispatches: URG Annual Conference 2019

The URG Training Conference took place April 11th-13th, 2019 and Advanced Remarketing Services was there too meet with United Recycler Group members. Advanced Remarketing Services had a terrific few days at the URG Annual Conference in Orlando, FL this past weekend.  This annual conference is a gathering of URG members who are vehicle recyclers, dismantlers, parts
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The Scrap Metal Market Update is a blog produced by Advanced Remarketing Services on the scrap steel market, specifically related to crushed auto body prices and other metals related to auto recycling.

Scrap Metal Market: April 2019 Scrap Steel Prices Stabilize

After sharp declines in the U.S. scrap steel prices bounce back and stabilize while data comes out on steel and aluminum imports and palladium struggles to hold its record value. Scrap steel prices remain stable for the second straight month as we get closer to the warmer weather of spring.  Since falling over over 8
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What to Expect in the 2019 Car Market

What to Expect in the 2019 Car Market

The NADA and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis’ 2019 car market projections for new vehicle sales as well as the used car market’s popularity and resiliency in the US auto industry and economy. Last Friday, The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis updated their seasonally-adjusted total vehicle sales report for the month of March.
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Light Trucks, A Booming Market, Advanced Remarketing Services

Light Trucks, A Booming Market

“Out with the old, in with the new” seems to be an accurate way to describe the trend happening in the out-performance of light trucks to its traditional car counterparts in new vehicle sales. For years, sales between light trucks (which includes SUVs and CUVs) and cars have been evenly split or even favored cars

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A Keyhole Look at Charity Giving in 2018

A Keyhole Look at Charity Giving in 2018

Based on the easy to track data surrounding car donations, here is a keyhole view of charity giving from car donations & effect of tax law changes on fundraising. In advance of this years’ Giving USA Report, and what we expect to be a very thorough and thoughtful conversation about the changes in charity giving

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Wreckonomics: Discussion of End of Life and Low Value Vehicles

Wreckonomics™: Apex Age for Vehicle Retirement

The record vehicle sales of the past few years combined with the consumer preference for holding onto cars for longer has created a massive volume of cars about to reach peak age for vehicle retirement. In 2019 and in the coming years vehicle retirement is going to be a topic you may become familiar with

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Vehicle VIN Cloning Scams and Ways to Prevent It

Vehicle VIN Cloning Scams and Ways to Prevent It

According to the FBI, vehicle theft in the United States is at an all-time high since 2009. Many of these stolen vehicles are chopped up, and sold for parts. However, car thieves have now found a more lucrative way to sell stolen cars—VIN cloning. VIN cloning is a sophisticated crime, and is termed as the

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The Scrap Metal Market Update is a blog produced by Advanced Remarketing Services on the scrap steel market, specifically related to crushed auto body prices and other metals related to auto recycling.

Scrap Metal Market: March 2019 Scrap Market Continues to Slide

While the scrap market slump lingers on it looks to stabilize with the possible completion of U.S.-China trade talks and the ongoing recovery of the Brazil mining disaster. The scrap market has stabilized going into March relative to the February market report. Last months blog of course showed the largest decline in the National Crushed

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