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Government Affairs - Environment


ARA has represented the business and environmental interests of the automotive recycling industry since 1943 and is dedicated to the efficient removal and reuse of automotive parts and the proper disposal of inoperable motor vehicles.

ARA encourages aggressive environmental management programs to assist member facilities in maintaining proper management techniques for fluid and solid waste materials generated from the disposal of motor vehicles.  

Through a grant provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), ARA hosts a website called ECAR found at which is a one-stop shop for national and state environmental compliance information for automotive recyclers. 

ARA Position Statement on Stormwater

ARA Position Statement on Recycled Airbags

ARA Comments to the EPA on Definition of Solid Waste (October, 2011)


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