Safety and Environmental Resources

The Automotive Recyclers Association is proud to offer a growing library of safety and environmental programs and services to its members and the broader automotive recycling community. Through the leadership of its Safety Committee, Technical Advisory Committee, and in partnership with the ARA University, ARA offers posters, videos, newsletters and more, available under “Shop ARA”.

Safety Newsletters

Designed with automotive recycling facility safety managers in mind, quarterly newsletters are published and distributed to all ARA members.  For Safety Newsletters click here.  To access all archived Safety Newsletters, please visit the Members Section of the website.

ARA University

The ARA University is the premier online training resource of the professional automotive recycling industry. The ARA University is a virtual training campus that serves as a platform for training automotive recyclers around the world, offering a comprehensive curriculum of courses specific to automotive dismantling as well as general business and workplace skills. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, automotive recyclers  and their employees are able to train, test and track the progression of their automotive recycling educational training with ease.  For additional information or to register for a course today to enhance your specialized skills, visit the eLearning Center at

ECAR Center

Since 2000 ARA has partnered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to establish an online portal that provides state-specific rules and regulations that automotive recyclers must follow to ensure that the recycling process supports environmental sustainability.  The ECAR Center is a “one-stop shop” for all automotive dismantling and recycling operations and provides comprehensive and up-to-date environmental compliance assistance.  For additional information, visit the ECAR Center at