There’s no doubt that Alfa Romeo parts are built with a superior quality. After all, they are intended for quality Alfa Romeo vehicles, like the ones at Helfman Alfa Romeo of Sugar Land. But what do you do when you are done with them?

Can You Recycle Auto Parts?

Yes, auto parts can certainly be recycled. After all, they are composed of commonly recycled materials: metal, glass, and rubber, etc.

Keep in mind, there are different ways that parts are recycled. Scrap metal, for example, can be taken to a salvage yard. On the other hand, tires typically need to be broken down and repurposed as mulch or asphalt.  

Which Parts are Recyclable?

Many of your vehicle’s auto parts are recyclable since many are composed of metal. This makes almost your entire vehicle’s body and frame recyclable too. There are other parts of your vehicle that you can recycle as well.

These are the parts that are most commonly recycled:

  • Oil filter
  • Windshield or window glass
  • Tires
  • Batteries
  • Engines or transmissions
  • Scrap metal

Can You Buy Used Auto Parts?

Keep in mind, not all parts need to be recycled. If you are involved in an accident, for example, there are likely many of your vehicle’s parts that are still in excellent condition and can be reused. Drivers buy used auto parts all the time, due to their affordability.

If you are considering purchasing a used auto part, make sure that you are purchasing from a reputable source, so that you know you are getting a part you can trust.

Unsure what to do with your used auto parts or even parts you need to dispose of? Reach out to our Alfa Romeo dealership in Houston, TX – we’re happy to help!