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Recycling your Ford

Recycling your Ford

When your Ford comes to the end of its life we will accept it free of charge when delivered to one of our appointed take back stations. (subject to certain conditions). 

We are working in partnership with Cartakeback.com to provide this service, in strict accordance with the End of Life Vehicle Directive shown below, and its regulations.

Cartakeback.com has a network of authorised treatment facilities that are fully licensed by the Environment Agency and meet Ford quality standards for the receipt, treatment and recovery of End of Life Vehicles.

Find out more about Cartakeback.com 

Find out more about Ford’s commitment to the environment


Free acceptance and recycling – conditions
Provided your Ford meets the following conditions, we will accept it when delivered to one of our appointed take-back facilities at no cost to yourself.  

  • The vehicle is a passenger vehicle with a maximum of nine seats and weighs 3.5 tonnes or less
  • It is complete, i.e. contains the essential components, including engine, transmission, coachwork, wheels and catalytic converter (where fitted)
  • It is free from additional waste (e.g. garden/household waste, additional tyres)

The End of Life Vehicles Directive
Introduced in 2007, the End-of-Life Vehicles Directive (2000/53/EC) requires manufacturers to meet all or a significant part of the cost of processing End-of-Life vehicles with nil or negative market value for all vehicles of their brand(s). Manufacturers and their contracted partners must also reach strict recycling targets – 85% of vehicle weight as of 2006 and 95% by 2015.

Find your nearest take-back facility.
For your nearest location, either call the Ford Relationship Centre on 0845 841 1111 or find a Take-Back facility here

Alternatively, you can call the Cartakeback.com customer information line on 0845 257 3233 or visit their website for further information.