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CarTakeBack.com announce regulatory approval of 2015 collection systems

95% target
95% is now a reality and CarTakeBack’s system has received approval by government.
Now that we have the 95% target with us, it's good to know that official approval has been given by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to CarTakeBack’s 2015 end-of-life vehicle collection systems.

CarTakeBack tell usthat their ELV collection systems have been designed to deliver the most thorough, cost-effective and compliant service, to ensure that the vehicle manufacturers and authorised treatment facilities they represent meet their obligations set down in the ELV (Producer Responsibility) legislation.

From 2015, the Regulations require VMs to achieve 95% reuse, recovery and recycling rates (previously 85%) of their “own marque” vehicles, while maintaining convenient national networks of ATFs giving a guarantee of “free take-back”, even in remote areas, and having the depollution capacity to deal with all possible arisings.

Building on their successful delivery of targets and networks in every year since the Regulations were introduced in 2005, they submitted new plans as required under Regulation 10 of the legislation and, having examined these in detail, the regulator (BIS) has now issued its approval. Their submission to BIS also indicated the routes through which the increased recovery targets will be achieved on behalf of their VMs, and of those ATFs who use them for a targets service.

Graham Price, on behalf of CarTakeBack said, ”We are delighted that those VMs who have stayed loyal to us over the years may now look forward to a similarly successful relationship in this new era of higher targets. ATFs contracted to CarTakeBack can also be assured of continuity in their reporting to 95%, a performance which they have already achieved through CarTakeBack for the reporting year 2013”.

If you want to know more about CarTakeBack, then visit their website here.

January 2015

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