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About Elves

ELVES’ mission is to improve the processing of End-of-Life Vehicles (ELVs) in Ireland.

ELV Environmental Services CLG was established in 2014 representing all Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and has been approved under the European Union (End-of-Life Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 be the new compliance scheme for the vehicle sector.

ELVES will promote, on behalf of its members, a network of public drop off points (also known as authorised treatment facilities, ATFs or scrapyards) that provide free ELV take back to the public.

Through effective promotion, monitoring and data collection across its network, ELVES will enable its members - vehicle manufacturers, importers and authorised treatment facilities – to meet their responsibilities the Regulations for the sector.

Did You Know ?

  • Scrap cars and vans are also called End-of-Life Vehicles – ELVs for short
  • In 2014, Ireland recycled, reused or recovered 90.7% of its End-of-Life Vehicles
  • The targets for 2015 onwards are to recycle, reuse or recover 95% of End-of-Life Vehicles

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