South Dakota Motor Vehicle Recyclers Association

Protecting South Dakota’s natural resources while helping our members save customers money with Recycled Original Equipment (ROE) automotive parts for all types of vehicles, all makes and models, including medium and heavy duty trucks. We specialize in dismantling the newest damaged vehicles to properly processing end of life vehicles and everything in between!

Member Benefits

The Automotive Recyclers Association and the South Dakota Motor Vehicle Recyclers Association are deeply committed to meeting the needs of the membership and elevating the professional automotive recycling industry. We welcome you to take a few minutes and read more about what great benefits these memberships have to offer you.

Since 1987, one of our primary purposes is to advocate on behalf of SDMVRA members at the state legislature on issues related to their businesses. We use our connections and networking to help answer questions and solve the problems our members face.

As an Affiliate Chapter of the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA), we have additional resources at our disposal to assist our members and advocate for the best interests of the professional automotive recycler. As needs arise at the state or national level, SDMVRA and ARA are there to help.

If members choose to join the ARA also, they gain access to the ARA University and have an opportunity to become a Gold Seal Certified Auto Recycler! Established in 1943, the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) is the only international trade association representing an industry dedicated to the efficient removal and reuse of automotive parts, and the safe disposal of inoperable motor vehicles. ARA is dedicated to protecting and promoting the professional automotive recycling industry, and to helping our members grow their businesses by protecting interests, expanding opportunities, and working to increase profitability. ARA offers a number of tools to help translate potential into performance. Tools such as an exclusive online marketplace with discounted business service providers, the industry-recognized Certified Automotive Recycler (CAR) and Gold Seal programs, industry networking opportunities, and timely newsletters that include up-to-date industry news, trends, leader profiles, and other topical items. Many of these benefits are passed on to affiliated chapters of ARA for excusive use by their membership. For more information on joining ARA, please click here.


Becoming an active member of the South Dakota Motor Vehicle Recyclers Association provides professional automotive recyclers with assistance on environmental compliance issues, industry representation in the state regarding both regulatory and legislative involvement, and valuable networking opportunities.

SDMVRA is comprised of some of the leading, most progressive recycling facilities in the state and has the representation needed to be heard in the issues affecting automotive recycling.

If interested in joining SDMVRA, please contact us.

The South Dakota Motor Vehicle Recyclers Association is an organization created to be a voice and resource for auto recyclers in South Dakota. Our members come from all over the state and represent a range of salvage yards big and small. Our goal is to develop South Dakota as a productive place to recycle automobiles all while protecting its valuable natural resources.