American Recycler

The automotive recycling industry has experienced one of the worse economic periods in decades. Recycling companies are worried… Investors are cautious and scrap processors are downright jittery. Industry experts say 2017 will probably be better, but business is still unlikely to be robust. According to Sean Kelly, a research assistant in the Center for Resource …

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Recycling Today

Roseville, Michigan-based GLR Advanced Recycling has announced it is opening a new auto savage operation in Flint, Michigan. The yard has been designed to accept scrap vehicles from the general public and from commercial accounts, such as car dealerships and towing companies. The Flint location will be GLR’s third auto salvage operation. The company, formerly …

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Bassirpour Yard

Automakers spend big bucks building vehicles. Mike Bassirpour’s company makes money systematically taking them apart. “We are the last stop before a vehicle is melted and recycled,” says the owner of GLR Advanced Recycling, describing how junked vehicles provide materials to make new ones. “We end the life of old cars but ultimately you are …

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American Recycler

As the automotive manufacturing industry continually advances, so too do the types of materials being used in the construction of vehicles. At the recent 17th International Automobile Recycling Congress (IARC) held in Berlin, Germany in March, focus was put on the new materials being used in today’s automobiles and how the increased amount of mixed-used …

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How Can I Recycle At Home?

Is it possible to make a difference every day without taking any extra time out of your already busy schedule? The answer to that question is yes. Recycling does not have to be an extremely difficult task. There are some simple things that you can do every day to make a change in the world. …

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Why Recycle in Michigan?

Reduce, reuse, and recycle. How much easier can it get when efforts to save this planets ecosystem are right outside your door? Michigan in its self does its best as a state to put forth the effort needed to make a difference. There is much more to recycling then just paper and plastic. Businesses in …

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The Detroit Jewish News

  Ninety years ago, when GLR Advanced Recycling was a one-man business just starting, it emerged with a focus that could be considered in many ways forward-thinking. The idea of businesses and households establishing recycling routines — with bins for weekly pickups — would be far in the future of Henry Rosen, whose initial concern …

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