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Dyson Electric Car: Plug Pulled on Project Permanently

Having conquered the world of vacuum cleaners, hairdryers, fans and other gadgets, a Dyson electric car was always inevitable. Or at least, so it seemed, as the domestic appliance giant pulls the plug on its EV project entirely. 

It was the owners of the company himself – Sir James Dyson – who said that the Dyson […]

By |November 8th, 2019|0 Comments

Winter Car Checks: Six Checks to Carry Out Right Now

It’s hard to believe we’re already talking about winter car checks once again. Nevertheless, here we are – right on the doorstep of another Great British winter. The colder months aren’t without their charms, but getting behind the wheel in treacherous conditions definitely isn’t one of them. 

Winter car checks are a necessary evil – they’re […]

By |November 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

How to Reduce Air Pollution Inside Your Car

Air pollution levels in the UK may not be the worst in the world, but they’re still pretty bad. To such an extent that up to 40,000 premature deaths every year are blamed on air pollution. For the average member of the public, there isn’t a great deal that can be done to avoid everyday […]

By |October 27th, 2019|0 Comments

Are Smart Bins the Answer to Britain’s Recycling Crisis?

We’ve said it before and we’ll continue to say it for as long as it remains relevant. As far as we’re concerned, the solution to the recycling crisis still escalating in the United Kingdom lies in simplicity.

If you are to take any 1,000 people and ask how many of them genuinely do all they can […]

By |October 9th, 2019|0 Comments

Brazilian Man Builds Ferrari from Scrap…Sort Of!

If you know Take My Scrap car, you’ll know that nothing pleases us more than tales of tired-old cars and other vehicles being made into something special.  The way we see it, the only thing better than recycling is reuse – thus foregoing the requirement for recycling in the first place!

These days, it isn’t rare to […]

By |October 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

Irish Waste Company Confirms Fees for Recycling

In an ideal world, all types of recycling would be simple, accessible and rewarding. Evidence and common sense suggest that when household recyclingis made as easy as possible, more people are motivated to do the right thing. Unfortunately, not every recycling company is willing and/or able to operate following this basic recycling model.

Charged for Doing the […]

By |September 17th, 2019|0 Comments

US Car Scrapper Learns a Painful Lesson

What’s the worst that can happen? One of the questions we’re asked with consistent regularity by customers across the county. 

If you know Take My Scrap Car, you’ll know we’re champions of responsible car scrapping and recycling. Nevertheless, it sometimes isn’t until you face the consequences personally that you realise how important it is to do things […]

By |September 7th, 2019|0 Comments

Scrap Car Scams: What’s the Deal?

By now, you’ve probably heard about the scrap car scams plaguing the UK. You’ve probably also been advised to steer clear of them at all costs. Still, you might not understand what the big deal is with the whole thing. 

After all, just as long as you get rid of your scrap car and get something […]

By |August 30th, 2019|0 Comments

Lower Air Pollution, Longer Life: Swedish Study Suggests

Responsible car scrapping and recycling isn’t only about upgrading to safer and more comfortable cars. It’s also about maximising the lifespan of every member of the public. 

Or at least, this is the conclusion reached by a new study carried out by Swedish researchers at the Department of Environmental Sciences and Analytical Chemistry (ACES). If their […]

By |August 24th, 2019|0 Comments

Four (Other) Driving Laws You’ve Probably Broken This Week

Most motorists would probably like to think they’re responsiblemotorists. Despite the fact that the overwhelming majority of drivers break any number of driving laws on any given day. 

Think about it – can you honestly say you didn’t exceed a single speed limit even slightly over the past week? How about reading that ‘important’ SMS you just couldn’t […]

By |August 17th, 2019|0 Comments