Did you know that the junk car industry is helpful to the both the environment and the local economy? A person might be surprised to know that cars are among the most recycled items in the world! This is because of the value in scrap metal.
Continue reading for more information on scrap metal and reasons to sell your junk car.
Recycling Metal from Cars
Over 400 million tons of metal is recycled each and every year! Metal recycling is processing nonferrous and ferrous (containing iron) metal scraps into secondary raw material, for manufacturing of new metal materials. Almost every kind if metal can be recycled! And it is recycled into high quality metal! So when you sell a junk car, you are essentially recycling it since the buyers will continue with the metal scrapping and reusing process.
You might wonder how you would recycle your junk car, but simply calling your local junk car lot will get you started in the right direction. They will handle the entire process for you. All you do is make the call. Not only does recycling metal promote environmental conservation, it saves energy as well! The more car metal recycled results in less manufacturing of new car parts, conserving the raw resources and materials like carbon and oil, which is also very expensive.
It is amazing that nearly 95% of a car is recyclable. But it is really important that the recycling is done right. Cars have parts containing toxic liquids and parts like brake fluid, oil, and the battery. These parts and fluids cannot be allowed to soak into the ground. This is why it is so important to rely on a professional scrap yard company that retains the knowledge, experience, and most of all, the equipment to safely recycle these materials.
The Value of a Junk Car
The total value you can expect to receive for selling a junk car will vary depending on several factors. Not only does the worth of a junk car depend on the attributes of the junk car itself, it also depends heavily on current stock exchange prices, market metal values, timing, and perhaps the most influential, industry demand. Read our blog, “How Much Can I Make From Selling a Junk Car” to understand how much you might get paid for your junk vehicle.
Where to Start
The most important part of selling your junk car for cash is to find a reputable and professional company to do business with. The problem you will run into is that there are literally hundreds of junk car buyers in the city to choose from, so making a decision can feel more like a gamble. To avoid getting stuck with an inexperienced, unprofessional, fly-by-the-night junk car buyer, simply find a company that has a strong and steadfast reputation within the local communities. Experience and the types of resources available to them set good companies apart from the scammers.
Get a Free Quote for a Junk Car in Indiana
Call GC’s Junk Cars at 317-608-2188 to get started on your free quote for selling a junk car in Central Indiana. We offer free towing with our in-house tow truck, so all you have to do is call and accept our offer. We will schedule a time to pick up your vehicle, and then pay you cash on the spot. Request a free estimate, today!