Everything you wanted to know about scrapping your car (at Silverlake), but were afraid to ask!
There comes a time in every car owner’s life when we have to send our precious motor off to the scrap yard. This might be after a long and happy relationship. But it may be after an unexpected collision, when the insurance company has written the vehicle off perhaps, and suddenly, you are trying to navigate the do’s and don’ts of scrapping a vehicle.
First up, the good news!. Did you know that you can earn money back on the scrap value of your vehicle? Surprisingly, a small percentage of customers still believe they have to pay the scrap yard to collect their car. This is not so. At Silverlake, we can collect your car within a 30 mile radius of our yard and we will pay you the scrap weight value..
Bear in mind there are some unscrupulous scrap yards out there that may hoodwink you into taking actions you might later regret. Whilst the DVLA provide lots of good information on scrapping your car, nothing beats having an easily accessible guide to read. Especially one that helps you understand the process from start to finish. If this is what you are searching for then please read on…
Scrapping Car Batteries: The Best Ways to Recycle your Dead Battery
Battery contents are toxic to the environment when not disposed of properly and yet many people toss them anyway. Over half of UK adults admitted to throwing batteries away in a recent poll, urging high street retailers to encourage recycling instead.
Unlike household batteries, lead-acid batteries require certain precautions when recycling them. But you’re making a positive environmental impact by recycling these batteries. Instead of filling landfills, recycled batteries get reused for a purpose.
Do you want to dispose of your old car batteries but you don’t know where to start? We tell you how to safely pack your batteries and where to take them in this detailed guide.