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The Afterlife Of A Car

THE AFTERLIFE OF A CAR mmm mm m mm 1BILLION PASSENGER CARS TRAVEL THE ROADS OF THE WORLD TODAY 60 MILLION CARS ARE PRODUCED ANNUALLY This equates to 165,000 produced daily Nearly 27 MILLION CARS ARE RECYCLED ANNUALLY This accounts for almost all end-of-life vehicles AUTOMOBILES ARE THE MOST RECYCLED CONSUMER PRODUCT WORLDWIDE Up to 95% OF A CAR CAN BE RECYCLED As part of a new EU directive CURRENTLY THE UK RECYCLES THIS WILL INCREASE TO 85% 95% OF A CAR IN 2015 There are around 30,000 PARTS IN THE AVERAGE CAR CAR PARTS CAN BE RECYCLED TO МАKE... Running tracks Jewellery Х-ray shields Car Windscreen Car batteries tyres glass +4- IT TAKES JUST 45 SECONDS TO SHRED A CAR INTO A FIST-SIZED PIECE OF STEEL BUT THE MEGA SHREDDER DEVOURS A CAR IN JUST 10 SECONDS 00 ASM AUTO RECYCLING www.asm-autos.co.uk ASM AUTO RECYCLING RECEPTION SOURCES worldometers.info/cars, car-recycling.org.uk, recycling.about.com/od/Recycling/f/Auto-Recycling-Facts-and-Figures.htm futuremobilitynow.com/2012/how-much-of-a-car-can-be-recycled, www.toyota.co.jp/en/kids/faq/d/01/04/, bathnes.gov.uk/services/bins-rubbish-and-recycling/recycling-and-rubbish-collections/what-happens-materials-we, recyclingmonkey.co.uk/latest-news/5-interesting-facts-about-cars-and-car-recycling, nj.com/business/index.ssf/2013/ 04/behold_the_mega_shredder_jerse.html, epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/materials/auto.htm ciwm-journal.co.uk/archives/9239, waste-management-world.com/articles/print/volume-7/issue-5/recycling-special/ the-route-to-compliance-elv-recycling-in-the-uk.html ICONOGRAPHY FROM THE NOUN PROJECT Wheel by Alessandro Suraci, piston by Alex Binenstock, engine by Margery M Fabi, ignition by Alexandr Cherkinsky, spark plug by Johan H. W. Basberg, piston by Dmitry Mirolyubov, spring by Veselin Andreev, light bulb by Jean-Philippe Cabaroc, differential by Veselin Andreev, ignition coil by Alex Binenstock, car door by Michael Decker, side view mirror by Veselin Andreev, suspension by Alexandr Cherkinsky, disc break by Aha-Soft, wheel by Aha-Soft, shock by Alex Binenstock, steering-wheel by Francesco Fraioli, wrench by Scot Lewis, dashboard by Dwayne Hanekamp, car by Roman J. Sokolov, car by Olivier Guin, car by misirlou, car by Shirley Wu, tire by Joel McKinney, battery by Alexandr Cherkinsky, battery by Ryan Spiering, stopwatch by Martha Ormiston, cog by Ashley van Dyck, radioactive by Federico Panzano

The Afterlife Of A Car

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Ever wondered what happens to your car after you've disposed of it? Our brand new infographic contains some great information on just where our cars go when we've finished driving them. If you’ve ev...

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