The Automotive Recyclers’ Environmental Association (AREA) has developed a province-wide vehicle retirement program to ensure waste products from end-of-life vehicles are managed in accordance with all provincial and federal laws. All member auto recyclers are certified with the Provincial Ministry of Environment, and all BC Auto Recycler members have met these strict environmental standards.

If your vehicle has been insured for the last 6 months, you may qualify for the BC SCRAP-IT program. This program offers a long list of incentives for trading in your old car, including: transit passes, bicycles, car-sharing memberships, or cash. Need more information? Contact the BC SCRAP-IT program directly. Alternatively, there are several programs in BC that collect scrap cars as charitable donations.

Visit RCBC’s Recyclepedia for drop-off options or contact the RCBC Recycling Hotline for all options available in your community.

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