Essential information for end of life vehicle dismantling, depollution and recycling


Services Directory

If you belong to a company that provides a service to the vehicle dismantling industry and would like others to find out about what you do, please contact ATF Professional.


GP Batteries

G & P Batteries

The country’s leading waste battery collection specialist. Nationwide service. Full compliance. Wide range of storage options. Prompt and reliable collections. Expert advice. Closed loop recycling for lead acid batteries. 
We guarantee your waste batteries are safe in our hands. 

H.Ripley Ltd – Buyers of scrap lead acid batteries

A UK leader in battery export * Collections throughout the UK * Battery boxes supplied free of charge * Competitive prices * Good service and prompt payment * Legislative compliance.

Traction Chargers

Are you throwing good batteries into the scrap bin? Traction Chargers can quickly check if a battery is sulphated and therefore appearing to have ‘had it’, then recover it from a sulphated state, giving you a good, saleable battery, worth a lot more than the scrap value.

Owain Griffiths

Owain Griffiths

Head of Circular Economy at Volvo Cars

Owain joined Volvo Cars in June 2021 to lead Circular Economy in the Global Sustainability Team. The company has committed to being a circular business by 2040 and has financial, recycled content and CO2 based targets for 2025, all of which Owain is working across the company to make happen. Owain previously worked for circular economy consultancy Oakdene Hollins where he advised businesses on evidence led circular economy implementation. 

Turning into a circular business and the importance of vehicle reuse and recycling.

The presentation will cover the work Volvo Cars is doing to achieve 2025 but mainly focus on the transformational work towards 2040 and the business and value chain changes being considered. Attention will be paid to the way vehicles are being dealt with at the end of life and the complexities of closing material and component loops. Opportunities and challenges which Volvo Cars is facing will be presented including engagement with 3rd parties and increasing pressure from stakeholders.