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Motor Vehicle Salvage Yards
Green Yards logo The NH Green Yards Program is designed to help motor vehicle recyclers improve environmental practices at their salvage yards. The NH Department of Environmental Services (DES) is implementing the program in two phases. Phase I is the "Education and Compliance Assistance" component of the program. Phase II is the "Compliance Assurance and Certification" component of the program.

The NH Green Yards Program applies to motor vehicle recycling yards where:

  • 12 or more end-of-life vehicles are dismantled and/or crushed yearly; and/or
  • 25 or more end-of-life vehicles, or the equivalent in parts, are kept longer than 60 days.

About 200 New Hampshire motor vehicle recycling yards are currently participating in the program. The yards provide a variety of auto salvage services ranging from simple end-of–life vehicle storage ("auto graveyards") to more complex full-service retail parts and scrap metal operations. Many of the facilities are "Mom & Pop" operations involving fewer than two employees, less than five acres of land, and an annual throughput of fewer than 500 end-of-life vehicles annually. Others are larger operations that process over 1000 end-of-life vehicles annually using state-of-the-art technology and equipment. more…

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  • Tara Mae Albert
    NH Green Yards Program Coordinator
    NHDES Solid Waste Management Bureau
    29 Hazen Drive; PO Box 95
    Concord, NH 03302-0095
    (603) 271-2938
    nhgreenyards@des.nh.gov

 

 

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