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Pull-A-Part wins award

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) has awarded the Pull-A-Part Indianapolis location the Indiana Clean Yard-Gold Level award for auto salvage businesses. Pull-A-Part is a family business serving the do it-yourself, used auto parts market.

The Gold Level IDEM award is the highest certification level offered by IDEM, and achieving the Gold Level signifies that the recipient has gone beyond environmental regulations. Of 650 auto recycling operations in Indiana, only 3 achieved Gold status. Pull-A-Part earned the first-ever Indiana Clean Yard-Gold Level award from IDEM in 2009. The 2013 award is the third consecutive Gold Level award earned by the Pull-A-Part Indianapolis location. Each award covers two years.

According to IDEM, the Gold Level award illustrates that the business cares about the community and is committed to protecting the environment.

IDEM is committed to helping auto salvage recyclers ensure environmental protection. In partnership with Automotive Recyclers of Indiana, Inc., IDEM developed Indiana Clean Yard to reward auto salvage yard operators that meet two different levels of requirements, Clean Yard and Clean Yard – Gold Level.

In 2013, six of Indiana’s auto recycling operations were awarded Clean Yard status, while three achieved Gold status.

Atlanta-based Pull-A-Part, LLC operates a network of 27 used auto parts superstores in 12 states.