German Farmer Finds Silo Stacked with Waste Tyres

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German Police regularly investigate tyre dumping

In another sign of organised tyre dumping, a farmer between Ailersbach and Rohensaas found that one of his disused silos had been appropriated by criminals who had filled it with waste tyres. The Police in Höchstadt are investigating the incident.

Tyre dumping is now a frequent occurence across Germany and many incidents result in police press notices announcing the incident and asking for assistance.

In another recent incident, two tyres were just dumped on the highway. The Police removed the tyres and issued a call for information as to how they got there. The German Police take these issues seriously and always investigate.

About the author

Ewan has been editor of Retreading Business since 2006 and of Tyre & Rubber Recycling since the magazine was founded. During this period he has become an expert on the global tyre recycling sector. He has many years' experience as an automotive journalist including a period at Tyres & Accessories.

 

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