How salvage car auctions benefit the environment

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How salvage car auctions benefit the environment
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Doug Whiffin
Doug Whiffin
National Automotive Buyer and Second-In-Command Manager
July 5, 2021
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Salvage car auctions offer important benefits to the health of our environment

Did you know that second hand and salvage car auctions offer important benefits to the health of our environment?

Car manufacturing processes require the burning of large amounts of coal, which releases greenhouse gases into the atmosphere and contributes to the challenging issue of global climate pollution.

Buying and selling second hand vehicles, including written-off or salvage cars that can be sold and used for parts, is one important way we can work towards combating these harmful manufacturing processes. The less we require new parts and new vehicles, the better off we will be.

At 1800 Salvage, we are in the business of buying second-hand, damaged, written off and salvage vehicles of all kinds — making sure we do our bit to contribute to a greener environment. Read on to learn how these activities benefit our climate. 

Reducing New Car Manufacturing

The energy used to manufacture the steel necessary to construct vehicles burns large amounts of coal. This releases greenhouse gases into our atmosphere and contributes to the increasingly challenging issue of environmental pollution that our world faces. By buying and selling second hand vehicles, we reduce the need for a new car to be manufactured and help reduce this harmful practice.

Building Less Parts

Just as with manufacturing cars, building vehicle parts also requires large amounts of energy that contributes to environmental pollution. By buying and selling second hand parts, we help reduce the need for such manufacturing, while also helping to reduce waiting times. This means no more waiting for those overseas imports to make their way across the sea.

Decrease in Steel Mining

Before manufacturing can even begin, you need the steel. The mining of this steel, just like manufacturing, uses large amount of energy. Not only that: the process of mining itself can be dangerous to wildlife and cause long term damage to the local environment. Recycling, and choosing to purchase parts second hand, is an effective way to combat these negative effects to our environment.

Less Waste in Landfills

When a damaged, salvage or written-off vehicle isn’t recycled, all the parts simply end up in landfill. By selling your car to 1800 Salvage, we’re able to avoid this, and help curb environmentally harmful practices by recycling your vehicle and its parts — then passing these on to other vehicles or businesses that need them.

Sell Your Salvage Car to 1800 Salvage 

If you have a damaged or written-off vehicle that you’re looking to get rid of, and want to do your bit in creating a greener future while also earning a little extra cash, then get in contact with 1800 Salvage.

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