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VARA Between the Lines

VARA introduces the quarterly news VARA Between the Lines with our fall issue.   The newsletter is also being sent to members in print form.  If you have news you would like to see in the next issue please contact Sandy at 571-208-0428  ext. 3 or email her at varecyclers@gmail.com Click the links below to read […]

Virginia Emergency Temporary Standard for COVID-19

On July 27, 2020 Virginia became the first state to approve an emergency temporary standard (16 VAC 25-220) to protect workers from COVID-19.  The standard has gone into effect and employers located in the state have until August 26, 2020 to implement the standard’s requirements, which include: Physical distancing measures and facial coverings for employees […]

Ford Motor Company’s Termination of Lighting and Bumper Core Program Highlights Lack of Commitment to Recycling

The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) today responded to the announcement by Ford Motor Company that the auto manufacturer has terminated its lighting and bumper fascia core recovery program effective June 1, 2020. Ford stated that it was ending the core recovery program, which has been in place for several years, due to the administrative burden […]

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