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Following devastating floods in Kwa-Zulu Natal, Toyota, one of A-Gas South Africa’s automotive customers suffered massive damage to its plant and inventory. Not wanting to compromise on their quality with damaged goods, Toyota took the decision to scrap 4500 vehicles that had been affected by the flood damage.
A-Gas offered its onsite Rapid Recovery service to recover refrigerant from damaged vehicles. This efficient and effective service prevented the release of approximately 1969 tons of CO₂-equivalent from being released into the atmosphere.
- 4500 flood-damaged vehicles required refrigerant removal efficiently and effectively.
- Tight deadlines for the scrapping of these vehicles.
- Prevented 1969 tons of CO₂-eq from being released into the atmosphere.
"When faced with a devastating loss due to the floods in Durban we had to make some tough decisions. Deciding to work with the A-Gas Rapid Recovery team was definitely one of the easiest ones. It was a pleasure working with a company that has the same environmental responsibility as us. Their team worked both efficiently and professionally on site assisting us in ensuring we play our part in achieving carbon neutrality.”
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By safely recovering the product, A-Gas Rapid Recovery and Toyota prevented the release of approximately 1969 tons of CO₂-equivalent from being released into the atmosphere.