Columbus to Scrap Old Recycling Plan

Auto owners with junky vehicles in Dublin, Washington, and Pickerington must consider who will buy junk cars. The conversion of a car to junk car scrap effectively is good for the environment in Valleyview, Upper Arlington, and Brice.  If you have an old vehicle sitting around in Flint, Westerville, and Truro—take advantage of our scrap my car service today! We buy junk cars now throughout Bexley, Madison, or Gahanna, offering same-day and next-day pickup.

An article by Cole Rosengren on Waste Dive explained the following: “Columbus City Council chose unanimously approval a new 5-year agreement with Rumpke at their recent meeting, as reported by The Columbus Dispatch. The $45M contract includes picking up recycling, yard waste and scrap and street bins. Senior officials were not happy with the heightened cost; however, the current deal comes to an end very soon and dealing with a service interruption was seen as even worse.  With this ordinance, Columbus continues to negotiate with Rumpke for possible cost savings over the next 6 months. The city’s Dept. of Public Service will further deliver quarterly updates to the council on any progress in reducing expenses.

Companies bidding out the 2012 original deal chose not to do so this time, telling the city that it could be more cost-effective to divide the city into separately bidding zones or splitting up collection from disposal. This new contract allows both Columbus and Rumpke to cancel with one hundred eighty days of notice.  Columbus, OH could approve a new 5-year $44M million agreement with Rumpke for continual collection of recyclables and yard wastes. Costs significantly have risen, but since only one company bid on it they are stuck with them.  Over the past few years the marketplace for recycling has become more difficult for some companies. The full article is available here.

We Buy Junk Cars

We are pleased to announce that we buy junk cars in Galloway, Hamilton, and Reynoldsburg, OH. In Montgomery, Mifflin, and New Rome, junk car scrap is certainly on the rise. Our quick and easy scrap my car process will tow away junk cars throughout the Ohio areas of Lake Darby, Whitehall, and Worthington.  Your old car is recycled and repurposed significantly when we buy junk cars from you in Lockbourne and Marble Cliff, OH.  Our practices have great environmental benefits such as a reduction in air pollution & water pollution

Auto Body Collision Columbus Market

Many people choose to sell a car for cash throughout Lincoln Village, Amlin, and Clinton each year. Those with non-running vehicles in Groveport, Dublin, and Washington, should sell your scrap car to us. Those with broken down cars in Pickerington, Valleyview, Upper Arlington, can call us for the value of a junk car. We buy any car, running or not, in Brice, Flint, and Westerville; therefore, contact us for a quote today.

In the January 2, 2017 edition of Auto News, Richard Truett posted a story about the demand for auto body workers in Columbus, OH:  “On Monster, the giant national career website, more than 1,000 auto dealers, independent body shops, hot-rod shops and other businesses are running help wanted ads for body-shop technicians. There’s a nationwide shortage of skilled body repair technicians, painters and auto body prep experts that rivals the shortage of service department repair technicians. To help offset the ongoing shortage of body-shop techs, the Collision Repair Education Foundation, a nonprofit organization in Hoffman Estates, Ill., is kicking off its second year of nationwide career fairs aimed at attracting high school and college students.

The fairs, staffed by new-car dealers, body-shop supply companies, independent body shops and suppliers, are scheduled for 14 major cities starting early next month. More fairs are scheduled for the fall. In 2016, each event attracted roughly 200 students, said Brandon Eckenrode, the foundation’s development director. At the one-day fairs, held at schools, training facilities, hotels and other locations, students have the opportunity to meet with potential employers, including body-shop managers, who explain the career path from school to work.

Many students, Eckenrode said, are surprised to learn how much they can make if they become experts at painting cars. “I give students a pep talk when I meet them before they enter the fair and tell them there are people who paint cars that easily make over six figures. But that’s not where you are going to start,” Eckenrode said. Like technician trainees who start out doing menial work such as oil changes and tire rotations, collision-repair students also begin their careers performing jobs that don’t require specialized training, such as prep work that requires removing trim and broken components and cleaning the outside of the vehicle to get it ready for body repairs. In these jobs, they learn how to use tools and how to follow proper procedures.

Although attendance at the fairs has been strong — one held in November in Columbus, Ohio, drew nearly 400 students — the foundation also works with schools in markets it doesn’t serve. “We reach out to schools and ask that they refer any student looking for full-time work. We gather their information and have them create a student resume, which we use to build a database. Then we distribute that to employers,” Eckenrode said.  The foundation doesn’t yet have firm data on the number of students who have found collision-repair jobs through the fairs, but Eckenrode says they are working.  “Part of the fun of my job is that I have met students at 10 a.m. who are unemployed and they walk out at 2 p.m. with several job offers because of the need that is out there.” The full story is available here.

To Sell a Car for Cash in Franklin County

Those who reside in areas including Marble Cliff, Harrisburg, and Riverlea can sell a car for cash. When you sell your scrap car to us, we handle environmental disposal throughout Urbancrest, Minerva Park, and Georgesville. Residents in the regions of Brown, Norwich, and Perry, may be able to obtain sufficient value of a junk car based on the model. The good news for those residents of Plain, Sharon, and Darbydale, is that we buy any car in the regions. Did you know that in the US, over 11 million vehicles are scrapped each and every year, providing tremendous amounts of salvageable components and recyclable material.

Junk Cars Head South

Our junk car removal program is taking the areas of Groveport, Darbydale, and New Rome by storm. Fast cash for junk car scrap in now available across the areas of Brown, Clinton, and Norwich. When you receive money for a scrap car in Riverlea, Urbancrest, or Georgesville, the car can be quickly hauled away. Nobody in the neighborhood likely wants to see a broken down car sitting around and would prefer old car removal. People that buy junk cars in the greater Columbus area are standing by to provide you a quote. Our practices have environmentally related benefits such as reducing air pollution and water pollution.

In a July 8, 2016 article by Mónica Ortiz Uribe on Fronteras titled ‘America’s Auto Rejects Are Revived And Resold In Mexico’ we learned the following: “Mexico is making it harder to import old cars from the U.S., angering many that handle imports at the border who specialize in the refurbishing and resale of America’s 4-wheeled rejects. Recently, a sorry parade of damaged up cars sat bumper to bumper near a remote border crossing outside El Paso, TX. Many of them were lined up farther than the eye could see. Some had broken windshields and headlights, while others had dents on the hoods held shut by bungie cords. All were waiting near the border to cross into Mexico. He and other importers said Mexican customs agents abruptly reduced their hours and the number of cars they let through beginning in mid-June. This move has slowed an entire economic sector that’s long thrived. In the last 10 years Mexico received more than 7M used cars from the U.S.

The line of these clunkers at ports of entry in CA and TX has sparked chaos. Last month in Ciudad Juárez an angry group of importers blocked some commercial traffic coming into Mexico for a few hours. At a border crossing south of San Diego, the Tijuana Chamber counted as many as 4,000K waiting to enter. Eloisa Talavera, a Congresswoman the Mexican customs agency says the agency was tracking down on illegal imports— cars with values that are intentionally underestimated to avoid taxes or cars with fake emissions reports.

The Fronteras Desk contacted Mexican customs several times but didn’t get a response regarding why the agency had limited its hours and number of imports at the border, a move that’s negatively affected those who do business legally. Importers think customs is caving into pressure from the Mexican domestic auto manufacturing industry. In Mexico, new car sales are falling behind used car sales. While new car sales volume has remained relatively slow in Mexico over the last decade, auto manufacturing production has heightened in recent years. Today, Mexico is the area’s top auto exporter. Almost every significant brand has a factory there, such as Ford, Nissan and BMW. In the last (5) years Mexico exported 14M cars, mostly to the U.S. Eduardo Solis, president of Mexico’s Auto Manufacturer’s Association, says they are pressuring Mexican authorities to go after illegal car imports.

Solis says that too much trash from the U.S. ends up on our streets; if a car isn’t fit to be driven in the U.S., it shouldn’t be allowed on Mexico’s either. At a neighborhood body shop in Juárez, a worker repainted an imported Chevy Silverado. Other cars in the shop still had US registration stickers. Juan Flores, 2nd generation salesman, has been selling U.S. imports for many years. He says they make car ownership a reality for lower-wage Mexicans who don’t have access to lenders. Like other import salesman, Flores is paid for these cars in U.S. dollars, and right now the Mexican peso is weak.” The full article is here: http://www.fronterasdesk.org/content/10360/americas-auto-rejects-are-revived-and-resold-mexico

Processing junk car scrap

Are you asking yourself where to scrap a car in Sharon, Lincoln Village, or Amlin? You have found the best junk car removal option in the area! Are you wondering how and where to receive money for a scrap car in Marble Cliff, Harrisburg, or Bexley? The old car removal process is included when we buy scrap vehicles in Lake Darby, Worthington, and Lockbourne. Among the people that buy junk cars, we extend you fast and courteous scrap car removal processing. Residents of Hamilton, Pickerington, and Reynoldsburg that have a car that is not worth fixing should consider scrapping it. Those in Jackson, New Albany, and Galloway with a broken down vehicle should simply give us a call.

Scrap Auto Tire Removal

Columbus Scrap Cars will buy used cars for scrap in the regions of Dublin, Valleyview, and Montgomery, OH. Are you seeking a buyer of scrap vehicles Brice, Westerville, or Huber Ridge? We currently offer cash for junk cars and among the many options for people that buy junk cars. Residents of Truro, Madison, and Gahanna wanting junk car scrap services need only to contact our junk vehicle buyer for a price quote. As an environmentally sound operation, we take special cautions since old cars contain potentially hazardous chemicals that we process in an environmentally responsible manner to avoid contamination.

In the June 3, 2016 edition of WFYI Indianapolis an article titled ‘Marion County Mosquito Control’s Tire Recycling Day Is June 11’ was posted as follows: “The Marion County Department of Public Health has a Mosquito Control program, which encourages people to scrap unused tires amid a Tire Recycle Day on Saturday, 06/11 from 8 am to 4 pm. One of the simplest means to curb the mosquito population is to minimize regions of standing water where mosquitos tend to breed. Abandoned vehicle tires can gather water and become a place for mosquitoes to lay eggs. In partnership with Meineke Car Care, this tire recycling event collects used vehicle tires from Marion County residents at zero cost.  They will accept a maximum of (6) tires each. This event is for individuals and not for use by tire-related retailers or auto scrap yards. All picked up tires will be properly recycled.

Matt Sinsko, coordinator of the MCDPH Mosquito Control program says that this is one significant means for people to become involved in making their neighborhoods healthier places. In addition to the reduction of clutter, getting rid of old tires helps to control the possible spread of West Nile virus and other mosquito-based diseases.” The complete article is here: http://www.wfyi.org/news/articles/marion-county-mosquito-controls-tire-recycling-day-is-june-11

On June 1, 2016 an article titled ‘Abandoned vehicles litter roadways’ by Nancy Cook was posted on West Hawaii Today with the following information: “Abandoned vehicles dumped on the sides of Mamalahoa Hwy & elsewhere across the island are slowly disappearing, thanks to a new contract signed by Hawaii County. The news is a huge relief to Shirlee Shumway, who for six months has noticed many cars beginning to appear on the roadside. The county began tagging the abandoned vehicles, then removing them. Individuals were stripping the valuable components from the cars at night. According to Shumway, one car, covered in a silver tarp, had been on the Mamalahoa Highway, for 10 months. The car had no engine and wasn’t parked on private property–the tarp was old & held in place by lava rocks.

A decrease in scrap metal prices & the loss of markets in China over the past year contributed to a drop in county recycling efforts. But county Environmental Director Bobby Jean Todd says the new contracts with haulers are moving the cars off the roadside & onto county property. The cars collected by a contracted junk hauler are sold at auctions or they’re held at the county’s (2) car yards to be sent off for recycling. Haulers receive between $58 and $75 per car, plus $4.50 to $7.50 a mile to transport the abandoned vehicles. On public roadways, junk automobiles may be removed by calling the Hawaii PD.” The full article can be viewed at this link http://westhawaiitoday.com/news/local-news/abandoned-vehicles-litter-roadways

We buy used cars for scrap

We continue to expand the service area in which we operate as a buyer of scrap vehicle to now encompass Franklin, Grandview Heights, and Minerva Park. Are you in search of a way to obtain cash for junk cars in Blacklick, Grove City, or Jefferson, OH? Those is the areas of Franklin County such as Hilliard, Obetz, and Jackson can get cash for junk cars from our people that buy junk cars 6 days a week. Even if your car is broken down at a Mr. Tire, Katz Tires, or Discount Tire location, we can buy it. Our junk car scrap program is now present within Upper Arlington, Whitehall, and Lake Darby, OH.

Scrap Bottles in Auto Recycling

Columbus Scrap Cars is a local, Franklin County based option for selling a scrap car. Those wondering who is the highest paying for junk cars should call several auto recyclers to check cash pricing. Why ponder where to sell a junk car in Lake Darby, Huber Ridge, or Dublin? Get it done right today regardless of whether the car is located in Flint, Georgesville, or New Rome by contacting CSC. Complimentary scrap car hauling & removal are available in Bexley, Riverlea, and Urbancrest among those who junks cars. Did you know that most of the materials contained in your car can be reclaimed, repurposed and/or remanufactured?

Our next story discusses a new auto-related recycling innovation. On April 13, 2016 an article in Plastics Technology titled ‘GM Recycles Water Bottles to Produce Chevy Equinox Part’ was posted with the following info: “The Detroit auto giant is recycling employees’ water bottles into noise-reducing fabric insulation that covers the Chevy Equinox engine. GM says that while all its sites recycle their water bottles, for this project, the bottles collected at five sites are now funneled into its DYP project, where businesses collaborate to give them a 2nd use in life. The air-filtration components are used in GM facilities to protect the quality of the air; and the insulation goes into coats that transform into sleeping bags.

John Bradburn, GM global manager of waste reduction say viewing waste as a valuable resource that can be plugged into your operations or products is great. He is rethinking the process and finding more sustainable ways to manufacture products & contribute to communities. GM says that sourcing recycled material provides the same costs while also saving energy & reducing waste.

Each partner engaged in this project brings specific capabilities. Hamtramck Recycling bails the plastic bottles. Clean Tech Inc. washes them and converts them to flake. Unifi Inc. turns the bottle flake into a resin. Palmetto Synthetics takes the resin to create fibers and William T. Burnett & Co. processes the fibers into various types of fleece, serving all several applications.

  • Rogers Foam Corp. cuts the fleece and attaches it into the nylon pad for the Chevrolet Equinox engine. The component helps deaden engine noise to deliver a quiet ride.
  • Filtration Services Group works with New Life Center, a nonprofit, to make the panels for air filtration, which is then sent to GM facilities.
  • The coat insulation is sent to Carhartt, a workwear company, to be cut to size.

GM uses recycled content in many of its vehicles. Cardboard from various plants is recycled into a sound-deadening material in the Buick Verano; plastic caps & shipping aids are mixed with other materials to make radiator components for the Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra; and tires from Milford Proving Ground are shredded and reused in the manufacturing of air and water baffles for a various GM cars.” The complete story is available at this link.

Who is the highest paying for junk cars in Columbus?

Is selling a scrap car a difficult process? No. One quick call to our office and half the process is already complete. As a recycler in the Madison, Gahanna, and Grandview Heights areas with a strong environmental commitment, we limit global warming and other environmental problems. Those in the regions of Grove City, Groveport, and Jefferson should take a step in the right direction for helping the environment. Contact us for eco-friendly vehicle recycling office and ask for who junks cars today. Those residing in Hilliard, New Albany, and Galloway seeking out where to sell a junk car can call our junk car buyer.

Ohio Recycling Program Scrapped

Those wondering where to scrap my car, or receive cash for a damaged car can call (614)715-5005. While selling a junk car is the last phase of a vehicle, it potentially extends the life of many vehicles that are still on the road. Typically, you will have a couple options when deciding where to scrap a car, and Columbus Scrap Cars is the best one around! Ask around among those of us who buys scrap cars and they will tell you the per car scrap price has dipped quite a bit. Who scraps cars in this area? Call now to receive cash for a damaged car in any condition.

An article posted on Waste Dive on April 8, 2016 by Arlene Karidis titled ‘Ohio squashes $100M recycling facility deal with Team Gemini’ informed us of the following: “The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) has canceled a $100M initiative that would have brought a new recycling facility and a waste-to-energy site to Franklin County. Team Gemini, a Florida-based outfit, who was to build the facility, reportedly defaulted on rent and has suspended the project.

The plan, in the works for three years and slated for completion in June, called for Team Gemini to receive and buy recyclables from SWACO, sell them, and send the balance to a landfill. In addition to the rent problem, there were other concerns including the feasibility on this size or scale. Ty Marsh, SWACO’s executive director, says that SWACO has taken possession of the property and is working to figure out a plan.

Deals are made and deals fall through, especially with capital-intensive projects dependent on tough recycling markets. Even existing MRFs are shutting down—including those owned and operated by industry giants like Waste Management. This has been an industry trend for over three years, with devalued materials and higher operating costs driving the plant shut downs. In Ohio, Team Gemini couldn’t raise the money to build the large facility. Mr. Marsh further said that the failure of the Gemini project in no way diminishes interest in leveraging the waste that’s generated in Franklin County for greater economic opportunity. SWACO will continue to work to extend the Franklin County landfill’s life without expanding its size—a goal that the Authority set fairly recently, but now may have trouble achieving.” Additional details on this issue are available at this link.

Who buys scrap cars in this city?

Selling a junk car in a fast and efficient manner should be a consideration when deciding where to scrap my car. We are an established outfit who scraps cars for cash 6 days a week. As an eco-conscious company who scraps cars, our program reduces water and land pollution, as well as a many other environmental benefits. Green companies like ours are good for the environment and also be a source green jobs. Did you know that the vast majority of the materials that comprise your car can be reclaimed, repurposed and also remanufactured?

Scrap Pricing Decline

Scrap Pricing Decline

Columbus Scrap Cars is kicking off our new blog of news and information surrounding the topic of auto recycling of junk cars. As an auto buyer of junk cars that pays cash for junk cars throughout Franklin County, we maintain an eco-friendly approach. Our auto buyer is available to provide you a quote for the scrap value of your car, truck, van or SUV in Grandview Heights, Grove City and Groveport. To receive cash for junk cars in Bexley, Dublin or Gahanna, simply call (614) 715-5005 and our buyer of junk cars can provide you a price. Our topic here is the recent drop in the scrap prices in the US.

In the January 15, 2016 edition of wastedive.com, Arlene Karidis composed a story titled ‘Devalued scrap metal prices continue to reduce supply for recyclers’ with the following highlights: “Scrap metals such as steel, copper, aluminum and brass, have fallen 65% in value since late 2014, and many are hoping for a market turnaround. At Pacific Steel & Recycling and others they’ve seen a 50% to 55% reduction in what comes their way. Patrick Kons, Pacific’s VP of Operations, says they are down to (7) employees and have halted production at two other facilities.  Steve Moltzan, owns a Great Falls company that sells auto components and says auto bodies are at their lowest price point in over 30 years.

China’s flailing economy and drop in scrap import, a stronger U.S. dollar deterring export, and overproduction of new ore have all had an effect with this trend. US scrap metal exports dropped 4.7% in the 1st half of 2015 and recyclers and those who sell commodities are feeling the squeeze. Mr. Kons anticipates a turnaround, saying it took 14 months for prices to fall so far, and it may take much longer for them to come back. His recycling scrap yard is open & ready amid these global commodities with cyclical prices.” The article is available in its entirety at this link.

Our auto buyer will give you the opportunity to sell your car in Hilliard, New Albany and Pickerington. Proper auto recycling of junk cars is important to protect the environment. As an established buyer of junk cars in Reynoldsburg, Upper Arlington and Westerville, we can get the job done. When seeking cash for junk cars in Whitehall, Worthington or Brice, there is no reason to look further. Our auto recycling of junk cars system is quick and easy, regardless of whether the vehicle is located in Harrisburg, Lockbourne or Marble Cliff.