All posts tagged: Recycling

Did You Know? A Look Into Automotive Recycling Facts

Cars and trucks are often the topic of conversation when it comes to world pollution. However, the automotive recycling industry is one of the most efficient programs running.  Consequently, in the U.S. and Canada alone there are over 11 million vehicles recycled every year.¹  The automotive recycling industry is continuously developing creative ways to reuse

Scrap Metal Market: December 2017, Advanced Remarketing Services

Scrap Metal Market: October 2016

In October 2016 scrap metal prices for crushed autobodies saw a decline of 22.4%. See September 2016 Scrap Metal Market Watch, and a 18.73% growth over the past year.

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Wavering Market Leads to Blurry Future for Automotive Recyclers

A new article entitled “Automotive recycling market volatile” (linked to here) from the American Recycler highlights the worrisome trend and cautious approach that companies and investors are taking with the automotive recycling market.  Currently experiencing one of the worst economic periods in decades, industry experts believe 2017 will be better though still unlikely to be

Earth Day 2016 #DirtySockChallenge

Today we decided to do something fun for Earth Day. We saw a challenge online called the Dirty Sock Challenge so we decided to test it out. How the #DirtySockChallenge works is: Have a new white sock. Place it on the tailpipe of your vehicle. Start your vehicle and let it run for one minute.

Mercedes-Benz for National Public Radio.

This week’s featured car donation is a 1970 Mercedes Benz 300SEL donated to National Public Radio. This car is a very rare model with an interesting history.  The Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3 is a luxury sedan built from 1968 to 1972. When released it was the fastest four-door vehicle of its time with a 6.3-litre M100

Porsche Boxster for American Cancer Society

A 1999 Porsche Boxster with only 23,553 miles was just donated to the American Cancer Society by John and Ann in California. They purchased the Porsche in 1999, they were the original owners, and it was garaged for most of that time. When asked why they chose the American Cancer Society, John responded, “My Wife

Success at AFP 2016

Thanks to all those who visited us at the Association of Fundraising Professionals 2016 Conference! We’re excited to continue the conversation following AFP, and to celebrate returning over $100 million to our charity partners. This year offered an exciting opportunity to prominently feature the UNICEF Civil Society program at our AFP booth. Visitors were able

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

From: Scrap-metal sector is latest victim of commodities bust By: John W. Miller PITTSBURGH—Cars are piling up at junkyards across the U.S., as the commodities bust that has already bruised mining and metals companies from Ohio to Australia ripples through another sector: scrap. As prices for steel, iron ore and other commodities have dropped because of a demand