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If you have had your car or van for many years, then you may not know that the laws have changed and scrapping a vehicle now is an environmentally friendly undertaking.

The UK scraps around 1.8 million vehicles every year but the scrap industry has to comply with various EU regulations to ensure that the vehicles are scrapped without damaging our environment.

For those who break the laws, whether you are a company or a consumer, there are heavy penalties.

This is particularly a big worry with news from the government that around one in three cars are scrapped in the UK illegally. That’s an awful lot of cars that need to be dealt with by the irresponsible owners.

So, what can someone looking to scrap a car or van do to offload their vehicle in an environmentally friendly way?

Speak with The Scrappers to see how much we can offer you

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VW Golf is scrap schemes most popular

There’s no doubt that the growing popularity of car scrappage schemes In the UK has proved to be a hit with drivers on one website helping to reveal which makes and models drivers are scrapping.

With all 17 car manufacturers offering a scrappage scheme there’s a wide choice schemes available and drivers scrapping their vehicle looking for a discount on a new model.

But with so many offers from so many manufacturers, finding the right deal is more difficult which is why one car website unveiled a tool to help drivers.

The tool enables a car owner to find out how much they would get in cash for scrapping their car through a recognised scheme.

It’s not just a cash incentive that is attracting drivers to scrap their cars, there’s also growing fears about the environmental impact of diesel vehicles.

In addition, some diesel vehicles may have to pay more to travel into the centre