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Getting rid of your airbags

Airbags
Getting rid of excess airbags can be an issue - a new collection service solves this problem.
Air bags are so common place now that disposing of them can be an issue - especially with environment officers keen to know what you’re doing with them.


Airbag Disposal UK tell us they have introduced a new service for members that not only collects unwanted SRS devices but also issues the seller with a certificate of destruction, satisfying any legal obligations.

The service is nationwide and the only charge involved is an £80 collection fee. The one condition is that there is a minimum collection quantity of 100 units.

Airbag Disposal UK is part of Airbagsforsale.com. They hold thousands of airbags and associated parts in stock, and thousands more on their databases, so if you need airbags, they can help there as well. They also stock a large range of panels, doors and front end parts for most makes and models, so can often satisfy any repair needs.

If you would like to know more about the service, contact Airbag Disposal UK on 01455 614 093 or visit their website here. You can visit airbagsforsale here.

March 2014

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