We Recycled 26 MILLION Pounds of Truck Parts in 2023

That's right! We recycled a total of 26,393,107 POUNDS of truck parts in 2023! This number does not include scrap, but only the parts that were reused by you, our loyal customers! Vander Haag's has been in the business of recycling parts for over 85 years. We are proud to have a positive impact on the environment by reducing the number of parts that would, under normal circumstances, end up in landfills. The total weight of reused parts is a significant increase over the last few years. Here are those totals:

2023: 26,393,107 Pounds
2022: 25,913,758 Pounds
2021: 22,630,818 Pounds
2020: 20,227,983 Pounds
2019: 16,756,836 Pounds

In 2019, we added a real-time counter to the Vander Haag's website on the homepage that allows visitors to see how many pounds of parts we have recycled year-to-date. Not only are we having a positive impact on the environment, but we are also helping truck owners save money... saving a truck owner or operator nearly 50% the cost of a new part without sacrificing the life expectancy of the part! Wow!! Vander Haag’s takes pride in the amount of quality inspected parts readily available for purchase online or by phone. 

Here are a few other ways that we have a positive impact on the environment:

  • We use recycled oil to heat our facilities. 
  • We are adding solar panels to each location to assist in powering our facilities.
  • We reusing boxes and pallets to ship products to customers.
  • We recycle and reuse antifreeze.
  • We used recycled diesel fuel to operate our loaders, telehandlers, etc. that keep our yard and warehouses operating smoothly. 

What other ways do you think we can help the environment?

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While Vander Haag's, Inc still holds strong to its family focused values that have been at the core of the business since first opening in 1939, the company now features 11 Midwest locations selling quality used/rebuilt/new truck parts, selling commercial trucks & trailers, and providing full service heavy duty truck repair. 43.178044 -95.155024  Spencer, IA 41.640436 -93.584249  Des Moines, IA 43.594099 -96.709450  Sioux Falls, SD 41.158006 -95.826804  Council Bluffs, IA 39.065417 -94.498172  Kansas City, MO 41.033283 -86.596167  Winamac, IN 39.740696 -86.255676  Indianapolis, IN 39.960151 -83.366700  London, OH 38.176011 -85.750102  Louisville, KY 32.807028 -96.873557  Dallas, TX 38.751480 -90.470276  Bridgeton, MO