Italy Increases Mandatory Tyre Recycling Rate


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.

Tyre Recycling Rate Increased in Italy

This is a change to the previous requirement, which was specified as allowing a differential between new and recovered tyres of 10 per cent by weight. This established by alterations to the Decrees setting the requirements.

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.



Make sure you don't miss a single issue

Click here to subscribe and we'll make sure of it.