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How Scrap Metal Helped Win the Second World War

Today, scrapping metal has many benefits. From its many environmental advantages, to cars for cash, prudent individuals have realised the value of scrapping their unwanted metal with reputable Authorised Treatment Facilities like Car Scrap Surrey. In the 1940s however, the scrap metal industry took on an even higher level of importance, with countless scrap metal drives directly contributing to the war effort. The importance of scrap To build tanks, ships, planes, and weaponry during the Second World War, an unprecedented amount of metal was required. For example, a single tank needed around 18 tons alone. Iron could easily be melted [...]

Frequently Asked Questions: Certificates of Destruction (CoDs)

When you scrap your End of Life Vehicle (ELV) with an Authorised Treatment Facility (ATF) like Car Scrap Surrey, you’ll be issued with what’s known as a Certificate of Destruction (CoD). Today, we’re going to be addressing some of the more commonly asked questions associated with this document, as advised by the DVLA. If you have any queries of your own, don’t hesitate to give Car Scrap Surrey a call today. As always, we’ll do our best to help. What is a Certificate of Destruction? A Certificate of Destruction essentially does what it says on the tin. It’s a formal [...]

5 Reasons to Scrap Your End of Life Vehicle with an ATF

If you’re considering having your unwanted vehicle scrapped in Surrey, there are a number of reasons to do so with an authorised treatment facility. And so today, Car Scrap Surrey is discussing the top 5 reasons to scrap that unwanted vehicle! Money Where car scrapping could once in fact cost you money, today, it can have its financial incentives. Car Scrap Surrey, for example, offers up to £150 cash for every family-sized vehicle. And what’s more, choosing an ATF that offers free vehicle collection will mean you won’t even have to pay transportation fees. Peace of mind When you scrap [...]

How to Scrap Your Vehicle

If you’ve decided it’s time to scrap your unwanted vehicle, and you’d like to know the best way of going about it, here’s what to do as recommended by the government: 1. Find an Authorised Treatment Facility (ATF) ATFs ensure that your car is professionally disposed of, and in accordance with environmental concerns. 2. Transport your vehicle to your chosen ATF Make arrangements for your unwanted vehicle to be transported to the authorised treatment facility. Car Scrap Surrey even offers a complimentary collection service. 3. Get your Certificate of Destruction If you need to scrap a car in Surrey, a [...]

How to Earn Money from Car Scrapping

While in the past you may have had to pay to dispose of your unwanted vehicle, today you actually stand to earn money from having your car taken off your hands. So, if your car is past its prime and you’re looking to upgrade, or if it has failed its MOT, or has been written off due to an accident, sending it to a scrapyard has its financial incentives. Today, Car Scrap Surrey is discussing the ways in which you’ll earn – and save – money from car scrapping in your area. Scrap Cars for Cash When you choose a [...]

How to Help the Environment with your Scrap Car

When carried out responsibly, the car scrapping industry offers the planet a number of environmental benefits. In recent years, the Environmental Agency has been clamping down on unregistered scrapyards, and ensuring that more and more End of Life Vehicles (ELVs) are disposed of conscientiously by Authorised Treatment Facilities (ATFs). In today’s post, Car Scrap Surrey is exploring the different ways in which scrapping your unwanted vehicle with a reputable company will minimise your carbon footprint, and contribute to a greener world. Scrap Cars Protect Natural Resources When you send your car to the appropriate company, the vehicle’s recyclable elements can [...]

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