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Help Mark Knox, an employee of AARA member Riteway Auto Parts

On May 23rd 2017 Mark was riding his bike when he was the victim of a hit and run. Mark is currently in the hospital recovering and may need surgery. He will be out of work for 4 – 8 weeks. Please visit the gofundme page to help Mark and get more information.

Save the date for the next AARA Annual Meeting

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SAVE THE DATE!!!

SEPTEMBER 29-30, 2017

The 19th Annual AARA Membership Meeting
and 3rd Annual
Mark Buessing Memorial Golf Tournament

Friday, September 29, 2017

Welcome Reception

Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino
5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Chandler AZ, 85226

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Saturday, September 30, 2017

Mark Buessing 3rd Annual Memorial Golf Tournament
Proceeds will benefit ARA Scholarship Foundation

Whirlwind Golf Club at Wild Horse Pass
5692 W. North Loop Rd., Chandler, AZ 85226 

Saturday Dinner & Membership Meeting
Whirlwind Golf Club at Wild Horse Pass
5692 W. North Loop Rd., Chandler, AZ 85226

The group  rate for AARA members at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel is just $89 a night.

To make reservations, call the hotel reservation line at 520-796-4900.

Refer to the ”AARA Annual Meeting Group Block”.

The cutoff date for the group rate is August 30, 2017.

 

 

ADEQ Offers Quick Reference Tool for Stormwater Multi-Sector General Permit

ADEQ Offers Quick Reference Tool for Stormwater Multi-Sector General Permit

ADEQ Offers New Annual Compliance Tracking & Reporting Tool
to Help Permittees with Coverage under the Stormwater MSGP

ADEQ’s new tool can assist your stormwater team with staying on track with permit requirements all year long. A single sided, one pager, the MSGP Requirements at a Glance summarizes typical permit requirements and can easily be posted in a conspicuous spot in your work area as a helpful reminder of the timing for, and your progress toward, fulfilling permit requirements.

The form begins with the start of the reporting year (June 1, Did you submit your DMRs?) and walks the user through each step to the end (May 31, DMRs and annual reports should be nearing completion for submission).

Each box of the form contains a specific permit that needs to be met. Once the requirement has been met, e.g., you completed the first visual assessment of the wet season, just check the box titled complete. As the year goes on, the form serves as a visual aid that shows you which tasks have been completed or missed and captures these items for the record and discussion when preparing the annual report.

We hope you find the new MSGP Requirements at a Glance helpful with staying on track with your MSGP permit requirements.

View additional resources for the AZPDES Industrial Stormwater Non-Mining MSGP | Learn More >

About ADEQ

Under the Environmental Quality Act of 1986, the Arizona State Legislature established the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality in 1987 as the state agency for protecting and enhancing public health and the environment of Arizona. For more information, visit http://www.azdeq.gov/.

AARA April 25th Annual Membership Meeting

The AARA  Annual Membership meeting was held on April 25th 2017 and hosted by SRC Oil & Fuel.

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It was a great opportunity to network and meet one of our newest associate members, Jonathan Black from Copart. Several of members enjoyed catching up with old friends.

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SRC provided refreshments while we mingled and fantastic food from Aioli’s food truck.

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The membership meeting was productive. Michael Chirumbolo from SRC gave an informative talk about what they do and the services they provide to recyclers. The membership then voted in our newest recycler member, U-Pull & Pay.

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After the meeting Michael gave us a tour of their facility. Thanks SRC!

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A big thank you to Cory Kline from Jeff Jaramillo Insurance, Theresa Colbert & Jeff Mastervich from Car-part.com, Jonathan Black from Copart, and Jimmy Curren & Bruce Pauls from Liberty Iron & Metal for donating items to our raffle.

Video on RPO Codes and Build Sheet Information

Reading GM RPO Glovebox Codes and Build Sheet

Taking Advantage of Used Auto Parts

Previously, nobody would have considered buying used car or auto parts to rehabilitate a vehicle unless nothing else was available. Today, however, used parts has gained wider acceptance. The truth is, nowadays, a lot of people are looking to have some useful knowledge about the concept of used auto parts.

At times, these used auto parts can be comparable to brand new ones in terms of performance. Many people find that buying used automobile parts can give more value for their money, which is one of the main reasons for its rising popularity. There are new parts that are priced too expensively, particularly the bulky ones like an engine or steel wheels that maybe required by a certain situation. New parts such as these can be very expensive and you may not be able to afford buying them immediately. Thus, in cases like these, used auto parts can work to your advantage and you will be able to save on cost.

Aside from this, once a vehicle becomes unserviceable, it is hardly useful at all. But, you must be aware that because of the complicated way that an engine operates, many other parts of an unserviceable car engine can work excellently. So, the next thing you should probably do is to look for auto recyclers. Your car may already be a piece of junk to you, but to an auto recycler it is remains a pot of gold. These auto recyclers will compete to obtain the vehicle for you. Look at it as another means to earn money for your vehicle in exchange for the recyclers inventory of auto parts. Now, isn�t that something to consider as a car owner?

There is a huge competition among auto recyclers out there and there is a big chance you can buy used parts at affordable prices. Over the years, these dealers have been identified through a variety of names such as junk yards, auto wreckers, salvage or wrecking yards. But, what they are actually doing should be aptly termed auto recycling. When compared to regular retail auto shops, their prices are generally lower.

You will definitely be able to save more or less 50 percent on the used or re-manufactured auto parts than the original ones. What�s great about buying auto parts is when you happen to obtain some parts that are more popularly known because buying such brands would usually be very costly. Nowadays, a lot of used auto part dealers are providing online shopping options and they have fantastic deals available on their websites. Finding a reputable used auto parts seller or supplier store through the Internet is going to be relatively easy.

 

5 Ideas That Will Make You Think About Parts

Not so long ago, seldom does it cross a person’s mind to purchase used car or auto parts to restore their vehicle except when it becomes inevitable. Today, however, used parts has gained wider acceptance. As a matter of fact, it is now among the few concepts that everyone would like to be knowledgeable about.

There are occasions that a used auto part can turn out to be just as functional as a new one. Other than this, among the major reasons why used auto parts has gained considerable importance is their cost-efficiency. Oftentimes, a situation can take place when a car owner would need to buy large and brand new parts such as the motor, steel wheels, or engine that could be very expensive. The price for these parts can be so high that you may not even manage to fit it into your budget. Thus, in cases like these, used auto parts can work to your advantage and you will be able to save on cost.

Aside from this, once a vehicle becomes unserviceable, it is hardly useful at all. But, you must be aware that because of the complicated way that an engine operates, many other parts of an unserviceable car engine can work excellently. You might as well use this knowledge to your advantage and contact an auto recycler. There are a lot of useful things that these auto recyclers could salvage from your vehicle which you probably consider useless already. The recycler will purchase the vehicle from you. At least, you could still make some money out of your vehicle and the recycler can have an inventory of auto parts. Why keep an un-functional vehicle when you can turn it into cash?

Today, the number of used auto parts dealers are plenty, such that they are always willing to sell these auto parts much lower cost. As years passed, these people have been called in several names such salvage, wrecking, junk yards or auto wreckers. It’s probably more fitting to call them auto recyclers. They usually, sell the auto parts at much lower prices than in a regular retail auto shop.

When you choose to buy used auto parts, you should be able to obtain them at about half the price of their brand new version. What’s great about buying auto parts is when you happen to obtain some parts that are more popularly known because buying such brands would usually be very costly. Besides, many used auto parts dealers can be found through the Internet and they usually offer great discounts. Finding a reputable used auto parts seller or supplier store through the Internet is going to be relatively easy.

Recycled Car Parts Replacements

If you are the mechanic type, then that is just fabulous. This is great, because you know a lot when it comes to installing and repairing car parts. The most frustrating part of it all is when you are busy on a vehicle and you find that there are a few parts that need replacing. In the end, this can cost you, and if you are doing it for a customer, cost them plenty of money. There are solutions to many problems and there are certainly ways you can slash the prices of car parts by deciding to use recycled parts.

Recyclers offer consumers great deals when they are looking for used car parts. The thing is, people might think that this is a bad idea, but the truth is there are so many recyclers around, it is amazing. The other great thing about these recyclers is that their prices are hard to beat. You will always find one beating the other, so look around. The reason for this is that insurance companies save lots of money when they pass wrecked vehicles down to junk yards.

Buying recycled parts is good, because when these parts are purchased, the pollution from manufacturing new parts is prevented. Manufactures use a lot of oil when making new parts and this is saved when recycling. Reusing the raw materials can be a benefit to the environment, and when you go out and find your recycled vehicle part, there are many places that you can go to in order to get them. Statistics have shown that there are over 4 million vehicles recycled each year in the United States, and that makes tons of vehicle parts available to you.

Recycling parts can save a lot of space when it comes to landfilling, and why should something that can be used again be thrown away? That is money being thrown away. Also, the other reason why you should consider used car parts is that you are purchasing quality parts that were manufactured by their original manufacturer. Recyclers have the skill when it comes to determining damaged parts and those that can be reused.

It is true: used parts can save plenty of money, and it is clear that this is by far the cheapest alternative available to you. The one question many people has it this: are we getting the same quality? That is a good question. Today, many recyclers supply warranties on parts. This means that you will not be buying a potato. Another advantage is that recyclers are much faster when it comes to a specific part you are looking for compared to many dealers. Their businesses run on a network and this allows them to communicate with other recyclers. If a recycler does not have the part you are looking for, there is a great chance that they will find it immediately.

Recycled car parts are better buys than brand new car parts for replacement. For one, they are much cheaper and for another, you know that you’re doing your share of keeping pollution down.