London Auto Parts has state-of-the-art depollution and vehicle handling systems and equipment, and is recognised by the Department of the Enviroment and is on the Public Register of Authorised Treatment Facilities.Vehicles entering our "end of life" handling process are subjected several stages of treatment aimed at maximising the recylcing potential limiting the enviromental impact.
Specialised impermeable areas and storage tanks are used when extracting all the fluids from a vehicle. Plastic Stoppers are then fitted to drain and fill points.
Next the vehicle is prepared priored to engine removal and significant parts are removed. Special consideration is given to the following:
Specialised bays are again used to ensure a safe process and containment of materials
while the remaining required parts are removed along with the engine, after which the vehicle is available for a final inspection before being bailed (crushed) and stored for further reprocessing.
The EC ELV Directive aims to reduce the amount of waste from vehicles
(cars and vans) when they are finally scrapped. In particular, it includes
tightened environmental standards for vehicle treatment sites, requires
that last owners must be able to dispose of their vehicles free of charge
from 2007 sets rising reuse, recycling and recovery targets and restricts
the use of hazardous substances in both new vehicles and replacement