State News

Updated Agenda for VARA’s 2019 Recycling Summit & Expo – Register Today!

Automotive recyclers, industry vendors and suppliers are invited to attend the 2019 VARA Recycling Summit & Expo, scheduled for May 3-4, 2019 at the Executive Training and Conference Center in Sterling, VA.  Updated AGENDA now available! Our goal is to CONNECT all Recyclers, Exhibitors and Industry experts in Virginia to new ideas, technology and each […]

Jonathan Morrow of M&M Auto Parts in Fredericksburg Becomes President of the Automotive Recyclers Association

Professional automotive recycler Jonathan Morrow of M&M Auto Parts in Fredericksburg, Virginia was welcomed as the new President of the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) on November 2, 2018 at the organization’s 75th Annual Convention and Exposition in Orlando, FL. Morrow is a long-time member and Past-President of VARA. “I am honored to represent my fellow […]

National News

National Vehicle Mercury Switch Recovery Program Extended to 2021

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, renewed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the National Vehicle Mercury Switch Recovery Program (NVMSRP) to reduce mercury air emissions on November 15, 2018 – America Recycles Day. The MOU was previously signed by ARA as well as the Steel Manufacturers Association, the American Iron […]

Automotive Recyclers Association Gears Up to Celebrate 75 Years

The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) is making final preparations for its 75th Annual Convention and Exposition, taking place October 31-November 3, 2018 in Orlando, Florida. The Association will be welcoming members from around the world to celebrate 75 years as the voice of the professional automotive recycling industry. “We are excited to use this 75th […]