Davenport, IA (November 15, 2023) – GBR Riverdale proudly celebrates nearly a year of ownership of Jeff Smid Auto, while introducing a new facet of the Jeff Smid Auto business, Riverbend Recycled Auto Parts. This represents a strategic evolution in the company’s commitment to offering environmentally responsible and cost-effective auto parts solutions.

Located in the Mount Joy section of Davenport near the Davenport Airport, Riverbend Recycled Auto Parts operates in collaboration with Jeff Smid Auto, continuing to serve as a trusted source for recycled and salvaged auto parts throughout the region. This evolution allows the company to leverage the longstanding reputation of Jeff Smid Auto while offering enhanced services and environmental focus under the Riverbend Recycled Auto Parts brand.

Under GBR Riverdale’s guidance, this collaborative venture has undergone a series of improvements and expansions, including:

  • Sustainability Commitment: The rebranding underscores Riverbend Recycled Auto Parts’ commitment to environmentally responsible practices. Through recycling and reusing auto parts, the company contributes to a greener future by landfill avoidance, waste reduction and conserving resources.
  • Car Donation Options including SHiFT: Riverbend Recycled Auto Parts allows for you to pick the  benefiting charity for your car donation.  In addition, Riverbend is a participating in the SHiFT Vehicle Retirement Initiative which enables consumers to ensure their internal combustion engine is recycled in a way that reduces future carbon emissions.
  • Expanded Inventory: Riverbend Recycled Auto Parts has significantly increased its inventory of Recycled Original Equipment auto parts, ensuring a wider range of options and availability for customers. The inventory now includes parts for various makes and models, offering solutions for every vehicle.
  • New Website: Riverbend Recycled Auto Parts has launched a new user-friendly website, providing customers with an easy-to-navigate platform to search for and purchase auto parts from their business or home.

“We are excited about the recycled auto parts business. Jeff built what we believe to be the top full-service yard in the Quad Cities. His commitment to value pricing, superior customer service, and environmental responsibility really spoke to us. We are excited to continue that vision,” said Michael Kelker, Founder and Chief Executive at GBR Riverdale.

GBR Riverdale and Riverbend Recycled Auto Parts extend their gratitude to all customers, partners, and the Quad Cities community for their support and look forward to serving their needs for years to come.

For more information about Riverbend Recycled Auto Parts, please visit www.riverbendrecycled.com  or call or text at 563-386-8290 or sales@riverbendrecycled.com.