a red car with the damage to its front

Car Body

Old cars, trailers, motorcycles

Reuse

Here are a few suggestions on what else you can do with a car body

  • Strip them for parts
  • Make them into a unique garden sculpture or outdoor seating arrangement

Recycle

Car bodies can be recycled.

How do I recycle it?
  • Remove the tyres and seats
  • Drain oil, fuel and other liquids
 
Where do I recycle it?
  • Scrap metal dealer - check the yellow pages for listings
  • Transfer station - scrap metal area

 

What happens to it?

The car body is crushed and transported to a scrap metal plant for shredding.  The shredded metal is then melted down and remodelled into new metal products.