Benefits of Membership
Be Recognized as an Industry Leader
SARA is the recognized brand of the modern automotive recycling industry in Saskatchewan. By proudly displaying the SARA and Green Parts logos, you’ll share in the prestige and respect our association has garnered with consumers, vehicle repairers and insurers.
Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC)
Direct membership in SARA gives you automatic membership in the Automotive Recyclers of Canada national association. ARC represents 430 professional auto recyclers across Canada. ARC works with other national associations such as the Automotive Recyclers Association (USA), Japan Automotive Recyclers Association, European Group of Automotive Recycler Associations, Malaysian Automotive Recyclers Association, Motor Vehicle Dismantlers Association of Great Britain, Auto Parts Recyclers Association of Australia, and Auto Recycling Netherlands. ARC oversees the several vehicle retirement programs, the Canadian Auto Recyclers Environmental Code (CAREC), and the Gold Seal business assurance program.
Other Membership Benefits
- Saskatchewan Auto Recyclers Association SARA supports what you do by promoting a positive image of the Saskatchewan automotive recycling industry and informing consumers about the environmental and economic benefits of using green recycled parts.
- SARA’s Board of Directors and Executive represent your best interests as a member, taking up your concerns with industry stakeholders.
- SARA also works in cooperation with ARC to support your certification under the Canadian Automotive Recycling Environmental Code (CAREC).
- Your yard is listed on both SARA’s as well as ARC’s websites to help customers find your business and in other places where SARA posts its membership roster.
- SARA offers fraternity and information sharing with other industry professionals and networking opportunities at meetings, annual conferences and events.
- Agreement with Saskatchewan Scrap Tire which ensures that SARA members will have their tires accepted for recycling.
- SARA members are able to participate in any ARC supported end-of-life vehicle programs, such as Car Heaven, Retire Your Ride, etc.