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Pull-A-Part earns seventh environmental gold award

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) presented Pull-A-Part, located at 2505 N Producers Lane, Indianapolis, US, with their seventh Indiana Clean Yard-Gold Level award in recognition of the company’s efforts to protect the environment. Hani Sharaya, IDEM Senior Environmental Engineer, presented a commemorative certificate to Pull-A-Part’s Gabriel Boateng and Steve Jones, during a site visit on July 27.


Pull-A-Part earns seventh environmental gold award
From left to right, Gabriel Boateng, Chief of Production Operations for Pull-A-Part, Hani Sharaya, IDEM’s Senior Environmental Engineer, and Steve Jones, Retail Manager for Pull-A-Part.

Salvage yards receive and store wrecked vehicles containing antifreeze, gasoline, oil, brake fluid, transmission fluid, batteries, mercury switches, and tires. If not managed properly, wrecked vehicles stockpiled in salvage yards can pose an environmental threat. IDEM is committed to helping auto salvage recyclers ensure environmental protection.

IDEM has partnered with Automotive Recyclers of Indiana, Inc. (ARI) to develop the “Indiana Clean Yard” recognition program to reward auto salvage yard operators who meet two different levels of requirements: “Indiana Clean Yard” and “Indiana Clean Yard – Gold Level.”

All Hoosier businesses, including auto salvage recyclers, can obtain free, confidential compliance assistance and request confidential site visits by contacting IDEM’s Office of Compliance and Technical Assistance (CTAP) at 800-988-7901 or by visiting the CTAP website

For more information about IDEM’s Indiana Clean Yard program, click here or the IDEM auto salvage program web page here

About Auto Recyclers of Indiana 

The Auto Recyclers of Indiana serves the interests and concerns of the automotive recycling industry of Indiana.

About IDEM 

IDEM implements federal and state regulations regarding the environment. Through compliance assistance, incentive programs and educational outreach, the agency encourages and aids businesses and citizens in protecting Hoosiers and our environment.