The Aftermarket Green Story

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This video tells us a bit about the automotive aftermarket’s efforts to remain green.

Did you know that the automotive aftermarket has been protecting the environment for decades?

By the numbers:

  • 95% of repair shops recycle engine oils
  • 50% of filters are recycled
  • 300 million tires are recycled every year
  • 98% of aftermarket companies recycle car batteries, saving 1.4 billion pounds of lead from being dumped.
  • Re-manufacturing can mean that 88% of raw materials are reused requiring 50% less energy.


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