Updated on January 11, 2016
This Is What Happens To Scrapped Cars [Infographic]
Did you know that scrap vehicles go through a de-pollution phase once they get stripped of all their usable parts? Most of the time, what’s left is the chassis. In the de-pollution phase, they have their “dangerous chemicals” parts removed, including brake fluids, wiper fluids, motor oil and everything else.
Once the chemicals are removed for recycling, it goes through the crusher and is ground up to fist-sized chunks until it becomes just small debris with plastics and metals removed.
But it doesn’t end there! What about the batteries? This infographic will tell you more!