Recycler receives Conservation Award
Fairfax, VA— Bill’s Auto Parts,
a Cumberland, Rhode Island automotive recycling facility, has
been awarded the John H. Chafee Conservation Award by the Environment
Council of Rhode Island. The award was developed by the Council
as a means of honoring the late senator and former governor,
John H. Chafee, for his efforts to preserve, protect, rehabilitate
and restore the natural environment.
Presented annually to companies, organizations,
educational institutions and municipal agencies, the Council
hopes to encourage others to engage in similar practices that
will provide significant benefits to the citizenry, community,
environment and natural resources of the state, nation and world.
Bill’s Auto Parts is a Cumberland, Rhode
Island fixture. Since 1932 Bill’s has been dismantling
end-of-life vehicles and selling used parts to the public, repair
facilities and collision repair businesses. A member of the
Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) since 1993, Bill’s
is also a Certified Auto Recycler (CAR) and the only Certified
Auto Recycler in Rhode Island.
The leadership, management, systems and procedures
of Bill’s Auto Parts have become a model for other recycling