The Best Way to Get Rid of Your Junk Car
Many Americans have old cars that are run down and not repairable. The worst option is to let these junk cars to just sit in your yard and have them waste away, not only is it bad for the environment but it also has no advantages for you! If you have a junk car, here are some of your options:
Did you know that vehicles are the number one recycled product in America? More than 85% of the material in motor vehicles, by weight, is recyclable. While recycling or junking a car appears to be popular business, a lot of Americans do not know much about the process.
Junking cars makes sense; it saves space and is becoming a lucrative industry. However, beyond that, junking cars makes environmental sense. Simply by junking your old vehicles, you can help the environment. When old cars sit they can leak harmful oils and rusty vehicles can contaminate the earth. These oils and rust are absorbed in the ground and can run through rivers, streams, and into our drinking water! Here’s how junking cars can be good for the environment!
The most important step in selling a car is calculating the value. This stands true when junking a car, as well, because you want to make sure you are getting exactly what your car is worth. Once you know the value of your car, you will be in a better position to negotiate in an objective manner. While the Kelley Blue Book, NADA Guide and Edmunds are a great at valuing used cars which are running and have some minor mechanical or cosmetic issues, they are not as accurate in valuing junk cars or cars with serious mechanical or body damage. However, it is important to keep in mind these three things when valuing your junk car