Ford Moter Company has been collecting and recycling damaged bumpers for 10 years now.
The bumpers are collected from vehicles that are repaired through the Ford dealer network, and sent to third party recyclers. The programme brought together what were disparate collection recycling methods across the company, making the system simpler and clearer for all parties.
The programme also enables Ford to better manage the sale of aftermarket components.
Since it began in 2003, the programme has kept over 50,000 tonnes of material out of landfill.