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Tanker's worth of pollution from ELVs

Toxic motor fluids, equivalent to the contents of a small oil tanker, leak into the environment each year, according to recycleyourcar.co.uk. This pollution comes from vehicles that are scrapped at unauthorised treatment facilities or illegally dumped. From annual figures Recycleyourcar.co.uk, a network of authorised treatment facilities, estimated that each year, two million vehicles come to the end of their useful life, each containing 22 litres of hazardous waste products. It ...

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