Indiana Auto Recyclers Receive Clean Yard Gold Level Award
Ray’s Auto Parts, Inc. in Amboy, Ind. has been received the Indiana Clean Yard-Gold Level award. Bruno Pigott, Commissioner of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM), presented Michael Hierholzer, owner of Ray’s Auto Parts with the award in March.
Ray’s Auto Parts first achieved Indiana Clean Yard status in 2012 and was recertified in 2014. The Indiana Clean Yard-Gold Level award is IDEM’s highest award for environmental stewardship.
U-Pull-&-Pay, LLC (formerly Pic-A-Part) also received the Indiana Clean Yard-Gold Level in March. The facility is located in Indianapolis, Ind.
The Indiana Clean Yard program was established in 2009 as a collaborative effort by IDEM and the Automotive Recyclers of Indiana, Inc. to decrease environmental threats posed by vehicles stockpiled in salvage yards. To learn more about the Indiana Clean Yard program visit http://www.IN.gov/idem/landquality/2470.htm. All Hoosier businesses, including auto recyclers, can obtain free, confidential compliance assistance and request confidential site visits by contacting IDEM’s Compliance and Technical Assistance Program at (800) 988-7901.