At least 95% reuse

Welcome to ARN

All member states of the European Union have been tasked with repurposing at least 95 per cent of the weight of end-of-life vehicles. In the Netherlands, the ARN helps the sector achieve and surpass that goal.

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A joint effort

The recycling process

We are working together with the entire car recycling chain to achieve a circular economy. A sustainable chain, that doesn’t damage the natural and living environment. That is going further by the day. What we can’t do now, will be possible later.

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Level playing field

What does ARN do?

Together with the government, we are committed to a level playing field and fair competition. In doing so, we are helping manufacturers and individual companies in the mobility sector.

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Circular car recycling

ARN, the engine behind the chain

We will not rest until a new reality is achieved: full, circular vehicle recycling. All our efforts are focused on achieving this goal as quickly and as economically feasibly as possible.

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Experts in car recycling

Why ARN?

It is a major contrast: the past image of old cars dumped in a field, compared to today’s high-tech car recycling. In the Netherlands, we recycle over 98 per cent of the weight of end-of-life vehicles. These days, you could fit what is left of your old car in a shopping bag.

As an expert in the field of car recycling, ARN was there since the start of this development. Environmental rules and technical innovations gave vehicle recycling a major impulse.

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The recycling process

We are working together with the entire car recycling chain to achieve a circular economy. A sustainable chain, that doesn’t damage the natural and living environment. That is going further by the day. What we can’t do now, will be possible later.

From a scrapped car to valuable new products. Over 95 per cent of the weight of old vehicles is given a new application.

Car dismantling companies give valuable parts a new life. Specialised companies separate the waste materials which are then given new applications. It is hard to imagine, but the remains of a recycled car fit in a shopping bag.

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A joint effort

What does ARN do?

Together with the government, we are committed to a level playing field and fair competition. In doing so, we are helping manufacturers and individual companies in the mobility sector.

Read more

Car collection

Anyone wanting to scrap an old car can go to an ARN car dismantling company. The company deregisters the car with the appropriate authorities (in the Netherlands this is the Rijksdienst voor het Wegverkeer) and the customer receives a release of liability form.

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