29 Nov '13, 10pm

What Happens to Your Car When You Scrap It? [Infographic]

What Happens to Your Car When You Scrap It? [Infographic]

This infographic from online insurance broker gocompare.com digs into the process of scrapping an old vehicle and recycling its parts . The good news: there’s a lot of potentially valuable material in a car , so recyclers have incentive to recover as much as they possibly can. The bad news: efforts to keep costs down can result in outsourcing recycling work to the developing world, where environmental standards are much less stringent. Take a look at the details below, and let us know what you think.

Full article: http://sustainablog.org/2013/11/car-scrap-recycling-infog...

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