Virginia Automotive Recyclers Association

Welcome to VARA

For over 30 years, the Virginia Automotive Recyclers Association (VARA) has been the voice of Virginia¹s auto salvage industry. Members benefit from our long-standing working relationships with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), our track record of working with elected officials in Richmond and our overall promotion of the industry.

Upcoming Events

Road Trip: 2014 VARA Outreach Tour

Bringing the Voice of the Automotive Recyclers Industry in Virginia to Your Front Door!

The first VARA Road Trip event on May 22, 2014 in Roanoke, VA was a great success! Keep posted for more details about upcoming events in your area.

The next event will take place on August 21st at Gordon Biersch Restaurant located at 4561 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach Virginia in the Virginia Beach Town Center. 5:30-8:30PM. Free registration (two people per facility and complimentary dinner.

To RSVP, contact Sherry Whiting at 434-326-9842 or

Membership Benefits

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The benefits of becoming a member of VARA include:

  • Legislative and regulatory representation before the Virginia General Assembly and appropriate state agencies
  • Quarterly newsletters and other informational updates covering industry developments and governmental regulations
  • Sponsored group insurance program
  • Assistance with compliance requirements and referrals on providers of other services
  • Discounted entry to our Annual Meeting and Trade Show
  • Networking opportunities
  • 6-Month free trial Access to Virginia Auto Parts Network through Car-Part to any new member who has not already subscribed to Car-Part.
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Want to learn more about VARA membership can mean for you and your business?
Please click here to read what our members have to say about the organization.

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Contact Information

2014 VARA Board Members

Virginia Automotive Recyclers Association
250 West Main Street, Suite 100
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
Phone: (434) 977-3716
Fax: (434) 979-2439

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