What happens to my scrap car

After scrap car removal, your scrap car is moved to an Authorised Treatment Facility (ATF) where the car is depolluted. Depollution is the removal off harmful products, fluids, and parts. After depollution has been completed, the remaining parts of your car can be recycled or scrapped safely and in accordance with Environment Agency guidelines.

Depollution Details

During depollution, any parts of the car considered to contain mercury are removed. These parts include the fuel filler cap, oil filter cap and the wheels. After this, the scrap car is drained of all its fluids such as oil and antifreeze. These hazardous waste products must be labelled and disposed of correctly.

Scrap Car Removal and Airbags

Airbags contain explosive elements which must be removed prior to scrapping. Deploying the airbags releases these explosives and once this is complete, fluids are drained and mercury removed, the car is ready to scrap!

Your scrap car will be taken to an authorised treatment facility for depollution – removal of fluids, mercury, explosives etc. From here, additional plastics and metals can be removed and recycled also. These processes all reduce damage to the environment and help to scrap your vehicle in an environmentally friendly way. Eventually all cars on our roads will end up in an ATF site for recycling.

We scrap your car in an Eco-Friendly Way

The UK environment agencies work extremely hard to ensure vehicles are scrapped through licensed and legal ATFs and when they find yards that are not legal or registered ATFs, they have clamped down and are fining and closing them down. In some cases, they are even given prison sentences!

Scrap My Car for Cash

We buy any scrap vehicle in any condition. We can collect your car and offer you highly competitive prices. We will remove the car free of charge and pay you! There are no charges incurred to yourself. No admin fees, no cancellation fees, and no hidden charges. So contact us today to scrap you car for cash. Your car will then be legally recycled.