Money for a good cause
Some people might have the erroneous attitude that recycling of car parts is a tedious business that is only suitable for the most determined tree huggers. To an extent environmental matters have been marginalized by the lack of activity by the central government on these issues. The right wing media has played its role in convincing ordinary people that the phenomenon of global warming is nothing more than a ruse by the state to increase taxes. Sadly many people have accepted this view and failed to make the necessary steps to ensure that their car usage is environmentally friendly. This is what causes all the friction between leftist movements and the right wing media.
I must say that recycling does not necessarily have to involve a loss of time for the owner because they will save some money. There are a variety of ways in which you can make a quick buck in recycling yet at the same time salvage auto parts giving your conscience peace that you are not spoiling the world for the future generation. Some of these efforts are reliant on your won capitalistic tendencies or the state intervention that will ensure that you behave in a particular way. Whichever way you go, it is possible to earn some money from recycling car parts.
Methods for making a profit from rubbish
First of all there are the recycling plants that are willing to pay a certain minimal amount for the use of those car parts that are no longer functional. They tend to go for aluminum because it is the one that is most easily recyclable. It goes without saying that you will never realize the full purchase price of your car by selling up its old parts. Nevertheless you do not want to be missing out on a golden opportunity to make a profit from what would otherwise be rubbish.
For those uses who are good at mechanics, you can take a DIY approach by using those parts to construct a new car altogether. I know some people who have been able to build new cars entirely from old scraps that they got from their previous cars. This shows both innovation and also drive to be able to think of a means of reusing materials that could have gone into the dustbin. However many people do not have the technical skills that are essential to created this kind of environmentally friendly car. They will only know how to put fuel in a car, drive it and take it for a service.