About us


The Foundation Auto Recycling Switzerland founded in 1992 by the Association Swiss automobile importers (auto-schweiz), whose members raise the funds for the fulfilment of the purpose. The contributions of the car importers to the Foundation are made voluntarily and without legal obligation.

The Foundation aims to promote environmentally friendly disposal of motor vehicles matriculated in the Switzerland, especially the environmentally friendly disposal of non-metallic waste from vehicles (Shredder light fraction/ASR).

The disposal is to align primarily to create environmentally friendly solutions to close the respective material cycle in accordance with the statutory provisions and in application of the recognized State of the art.

The capital is generated subsequent disposal contributions by the members of the benefactress, by donations of the benefactress and third parties and return on plan assets.

The Foundation is a non-profit. You met a public task and is controlled by the Federal Supervisory Board for foundations. A relapse of the assets to the donor is excluded.