In Canada, approximately 1.2 million vehicles are taken off the road every year. Even if every single one of them is properly recycled (which they aren’t), the result in Ontario alone is 300 million pounds of unusable waste in our landfill sites. Add the used oil, antifreeze, solvents, lead, mercury and other harmful materials that need to be properly disposed of, and one starts to get a glimpse of the huge pollution problem that end-of-life vehicles are creating.
Thankfully, there’s an easy way for us to help extend the life of our vehicles and, in turn, reduce the amount of waste in our landfills – rustproofing.
Here are some reasons why you should rustproof your vehicle: