Cars among most recycled commodites

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Cars are one of the most recycled commodities, according to, and whole cars are not put in landfills. Almost three-fourths of a vehicle is made up of steel and iron and are therefore very valuable and can be salvaged for reuse. About 20% of a vehicle is recycled and the remaining 5% is thrown away.

Check out “Think Outside The Bin” blog posts and electronic book for many options on vehicle donation and disposal.  Here are some of the creative ideas for social recycling old vehicles:

Cars for PETA

Cars can be recycled too!

Donate cars for Breast Cancer Survivors

100 donated cars a day to National Kidney Foundation

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  1. Pingback: The Most Recycled Item – Cars | Basic Organization

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