Northlake Auto Recyclers in Hammond Recognized for Environmental Stewardship

(INDIANAPOLIS) – The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) awarded Northlake Auto Recyclers with its sixth “Indiana Clean Yard-Gold Level” certification in recognition of the company’s efforts to protect the environment. The facility is located at 105 Industrial Road in Hammond. 

“I am pleased to see companies like Northlake Auto Recyclers help lead the industry,” said IDEM Commissioner Bruno Pigott. “This is a great example of how we can work with businesses and help them find ways to improve their processes while protecting Hoosiers and our environment.”

From left to right, Martin Hollingshead, Owner of Northlake Auto Recyclers,
and Hani Sharaya, IDEM’s Senior Environmental Engineer.

The Indiana Clean Yard program was established in 2009 as a collaborative effort by IDEM and the Automotive Recyclers of Indiana to decrease environmental threats posed by vehicles stockpiled in salvage yards. To learn more about the Indiana Clean Yard program, contact IDEM’s Office of Program Support at 800-451-6027 or visit

All Hoosier businesses, including auto salvage recyclers, can obtain free, confidential compliance assistance and request confidential site visits by contacting IDEM’s Compliance and Technical Assistance Program (CTAP) at 800-988-7901. For more information, visit