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

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Adam Hewitt

Equipment Directory

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

Depollution Systems

Crow De-pollution Systems

Crow offer a comprehensive range of equipment from low volume systems for the small operator through our fully pumped midi unit for the vehicle breaker which can be used between two work station, to our unique high volume system which utalises our specifically design 4 ram scissor lift avoiding unnecessary double handling of vehicles between low and high fixed stands Over 2000 units now operating across Europe, Africa and North & South America.

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Green Car Depollution Stations

Green Car Depollution Stations are the result of over 12 years experience and knowledge, simplifying and perfecting a system that gives you exactly what you require to remove all hazardous liquids, petrol, diesel, waste oil, coolant and screen wash from an end of Life vehicle. All items including depollution cabinets with pumps are available separately, ideally suitable for adding extra capacity to your existing equipment.

Iris-Mec Drainage Systems

Iris-mec offer an extensive range of options to allow for systems to be tailored to an individual site.
ISL Fluid Drainage System ISL fluid drainage system incorporating 3 air pressure pumps, and 1 vacuum jet PFT, comprising of 2 air pumps, and an air powered drill BRL arm, to drain the engine, gearbox, brakes and differential oils. The BRL comes complete with all hosing & valves.
ISE Fluid Drainage System comprising of 5 air pumps for each specific fluid; PFT comprising of 2 air pumps and an air drill; BRL arm to drain engine oil, brakes and differential complete with tubes.


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SEDA Stationary Systems for ELV Drainage


Devices can be used independently or as part of plants or systems. For each liquid there is the appropriate device. Vehicle racks allow you to process the cars from below. There are several platforms, lifts or rigid vehicle racks. Mobile systems can always be relocated to adjust the operating conditions and are an alternative where fixed installations are not desired. Stationary systems are permanently mounted and tailor made. From site planning to individual systems and service – SEDA is your partner.


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.

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e2e Total Loss Vehicle Management [e2e] is the UK’s only salvage and automotive recycling network with nationwide, environmentally compliant sites delivering performance resilience and service reliability to the insurance and fleet markets.  The network’s online salvage auction drives strong salvage resale values and faster sales.  e2e’s salvage clients have access to the network’s stocks of over 5 million quality graded, warranty assured reclaimed parts. 

The power of the network model means e2e has the ability to influence industry standards and is committed to continually raising the bar whilst redefining the role and perceived value of the salvage operator.  Network members adhere to robust service level agreements, against which they are audited, in order to ensure performance consistency and a market leading customer experience.  

The salvage and recycling operating environment is evolving rapidly, and e2e is anticipating, listening and responding to changing market needs.  Regulatory compliance, ESG, reclaimed parts, customer experience, EVs, new vehicle technologies, data and reputation risk are just some of many considerations linked to the procurement of salvage services.  e2e will drive further added value to clients and members through the adoption and application of emerging technologies, continuing to differentiate its proposition and position salvage services as a professional partnership. 

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