Government & Legislation News

In January two UK fly tipping incidents were reported. The first in Sunderland, involving 250 tyres. The second in Suffolk, where 500 tyres were dumped.

Qatar General Electricity and Water Corp (Kahramaa) represented by the Tarsheed, recently launched an initiative to create a culture of recycling.

The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) based in Sacramento, has issued grants totalling nearly $11.1 million to 31 communities.

From 1 January 2019, tyre producers and importers now have to guarantee the management of waste tyre arisings must equal 95 per cent of the new tyres put on the market.

The Saskatchewan government says it will spend up to $3.3 million to clean up more than 6,600 tonnes of scrap tyres at a defunct recycling plant.

At the latest meeting of the Board of Directors of SIGNUS, the budgets for SIGNUS’ tyre management for the next financial year were approved.

Ontario tyre collectors have until the end of the month to register with a new regulatory group, the Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority (RPRA).

Due to the large number of tyres that are discarded without care, the Secretary of Environment (SMA) of Coahuila, Eglantina Canales Gutiérrez, said that there are companies interested in establishing a recycling centre in the Lagunera region.

Irish Government incentives are helping local farmers to recycle 900 tons of tyres to aid environmental efforts.

New Zealand company, Ecoversion Ltd pleaded guilty to charges around its Kaweru District stockpile. However, as is becoming familiar, the stockpile remains. 

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