Tyre Stewardship Australia (TSA) congratulates the vision set by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) at its meeting held Friday 9 August in Cairns.
Government & Legislation News
In this section of the Tyre & Rubber Recycling website, you will be able to read about political and legislative matters that could be due to impact the industry.
Australia to Ban Waste Exports
Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison has announced plans to ban the export of plastic, paper, glass and tyre waste.
New Zealand Heads Towards EPR for Waste Management
After years of indecision the waste disposal issues in New Zealand finally look like there may be some structure put in place to deal with waste arisings.
IRSG Moves to Consider End of Life Rubber
The International Rubber Study Group has long been concerned with sustainability. In a discussion with the Secretary General Salvatore Pinizzotto, Tyre and Rubber Recycling heard how until recently the main focus of the IRSG had been on the sustainability in the natural rubber value chain.
Highways England Get On-Board with Rubberised Asphalt
Recycled tyre rubberised asphalt is being now trialled on the M1 motorway by Highways England
Signing of Memorandum of Understanding Between IRSG & GPSNR
International Rubber Study Group (IRSG) and the Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber (GPSNR) sign agreement
Material Recovery from German ELT Rises
The material recovery from scrap tyres in Germany has again increased, while thermal recycling continues to decline.
US EPA Issues Crumb Rubber Characterisation Report Part I
The US Environmental Protection Agency has issued the first of a two part characterisation of crumb rubber used in artificial turf.
Caserta Gets New Artificial Turf Pitch
Environment Minister Sergio Costa was present in Caserta when the city’s first full size artificial turf pitch was opened for use.
EC says no Plan to Ban Artificial Turf Infill
The ECHA consultation on microplastics looked like the end of tyre granulate infill by default. The focus of the ECHA consultation was the addition of microplastics to cosmetics, cleaners and fertilisers.