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Reputable Scrap Car Merchants for the Hornchurch Area

Our “cash for my car” company was established over 25 years ago. Over this period of time, a lot has changed within the industry, which is now subject to a lot more regulation than it used to be! With so much experience under our belts, we thought we’d put together some interesting facts about scrap cars and the car recycling industry for our Hornchurch clients.


But if you’d rather get straight to it and receive a quote for your scrap car, then feel free to ignore the below and call our scrap my car specialists on 07858 677 949! If you’re based in or around Hornchurch, we can pay for your vehicle and collect it within an hour of receiving your call.



Scrap Car and Car Recycling Facts


  1. A scrap my car company can reduce de-polluted scrap cars into a fist-sized piece of steel in under a minute. The average time is actually around 45 seconds.
  2. Globally, cars are the most recycled consumer product. With car recycling in Hornchurch proving increasingly popular, and more popular all over the world for that matter, it doesn’t look like it will drop out of the top spot any time soon.
  3. In Europe, over 8m scrap cars are recycled each year. In the U.S, over 12m are recycled. Globally, roughly 27m end of life vehicles are recycled.
  4. Every year, around 25m tons of materials are recycled from scrap cars. Around 95% of a car’s weight can be recycled.
  5. Automotive recycling, and for that matter the “cash for my car” industry, helps reduce the number of road accidents in Hornchurch, the UK and all over the world by incentivising getting unfit vehicles off the road.



Searching for a reputable cash for my car company in Hornchurch? Call 07858 677 949.