Irish tyre management scheme shows success, but an independent audit makes recommendations for improvement
Government & Legislation News
Sungai Kim Kim Pollution Waste Classified as Oil Sludge
Sungai Kim Kim Pollution Case is now in court. Expert witnesses are being questioned on the grade of waste
Pirelli Seeking Support from Australian Government
Pirelli asks for tighter controls on tyre imports in Australia. It also seeks better support for recycling.
Punjab Government Taking Pollution Action
Punjab starts to clean up the environment as smog issues plague the country. Ministers urge a hard and urgent clampdown on emissions.
Ivory Coast Faces Waste Tyre Issues
Tyre dealers in Ivory Coast must self-regulate or face a ban on their operations. They must act to clear up the city streets which have become tyre dumps.
CalRecycle Awards Grants to Tyre Recyclers
CalRecycle offers incentives to recycle. Businesses receive grants to encourage the use of recyclates
Australia Awakens to Tyre Recycling Problems
Australian recyclers may not be using the recycling fee effectively. Tyres are being stockpiled or landfilled rather than being recycled.
Chilean Company Announces US $5 Million Investment
The development of the pyrolysis project extends the interests of the group and see it becoming involved in an operation that will gradually contribute to the goals of Chile’s Law 20.920 Extended Producer Responsibility and Recycling Promotion (REP).
TRA Support Restrictions in India
The UK’s Tyre Recovery Association welcomes the call by Indian campaigning body Social Action and Environment Group (SAPE) to ban dangerous forms of tyre reprocessing in India.
Indian Ban Imminent
India’s National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board to regulate the import of waste tyres, which are used in pyrolysis industry, to prevent India from becoming a dumping ground.