Find a Car Recycler/ATF

The Electric ELVES Programme provides ATFs with the following support in relation to the handling of hybrid, electric, mild and micro hybrid vehicles:

  • Dismantling information provision
  • Training for ATFs
  • Free collection and recycling of the battery for ATFs
  • Additional support in the event that the vehicle/battery is potentially damaged.

The Electric ELVES programme is open to all ATFs, not just those in the ELVES Network and is delivered free of charge.

Safe Handling of Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Awareness Training for ATFs

ELVES has facilitated free training in the Safe Handling of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles to over 195 participants around Ireland. The training days, provided by Salvage Wire Ltd, have been provided in Dublin, Naas, Galway, Co. Monaghan, Cork, Limerick, Waterford, Sligo, Athlone, Dundalk and Letterkenny and online in 2021

The sessions are aimed at ATFs currently operating in the sector and our objective is to ensure that they have the expertise and know-how to safely and effectively manage electric and hybrid vehicles.

The training is open to all ATFs in the Republic of Ireland, free of charge. 

To register for your interest in future training days contact ELVES on info@electric

Electric Loops Project 2023-2024

To further ELVES aim of improving End-of-Life Vehicle (ELV) recycling in Ireland, and in support of its Electric ELVES programme, ELVES has secured funding to conduct the Electric Loops project 2023-2024. 

This project investigated the reuse and recycling potential of electric vehicles as a Circular Economy initiative.

The results of the project are available here:

The project has been funded under the Environmental Protection Agency's Green Enterprise Programme, a Government of Ireland initiative.