Salvage yards vary in size and location across Illinois. More than 130 salvage yards serve the Chicago area alone, including C&J Auto Parts Inc, U PULL IT and Robbins Auto Salvage.
Most auto salvage yards in Illinois are located in or near large cities such as Aurora, Chicago, Joliet, and Rockford. Gill's Automotive and Aurora Auto Parts are just two of almost 60 in the Aurora area. Chicago has U-Pull-It and LKQ salvage yards as well as a whole host of local salvage companies including Sal's Junkyard.
I-55 Auto Salvage is located in Channahon, near Joliet. This auto salvage yard specializes in providing used auto parts, tow service and purchase of junk cars. U-Pull-It, Southwest Auto Salvage Inc and City Auto Wreckers are also located in Joliet.
B&H Auto Parts Salvage and Recycling is one of the largest salvage yards in the Rockford area. Additional salvage yards in Rockford are Curry & Sons Junkyard, Area Salvage and Recycling and Route 14.
The Auto and Truck Recyclers of Illinois lists 50 salvage yards in its member directory. Each of the 50 salvage yards can be found on IllinoisAutoRecylers.com. Bill Smith Auto Parts, Inc in Danville, City Auto Wreckers in Aurora, Bionic Auto Parts in Chicago, and Rockford Auto Parts, Inc are all members of ATRI and benefit from the Green Car Program.