JK Tyre Zero Waste Certification

JK Tyre Plants

Five of JK Tyre’s manufacturing locations were recognised with the Zero Waste certification by The British Standards Institution (BSI)

JK Tyre & Industries Gains Zero Waste Certification

The Indian tyre manufacturer JK Tyre & Industries Ltd., has achieved certification for its - Zero Waste to Landfill initiative by The British Standards Institution. This initiative is an extension to achieve and demonstrate JK Tyre’s Environmentally Sustainable Goals and Go green Initiatives in the Tyre Sector.

Under this initiative, the aim is to stop the disposal of waste to landfills or to incineration without energy recovery – it is either totally eliminated at source or recycled off-site.

Mr. Anil Makkar, Manufacturing Director, JK Tyre & Industries said, “We at JK Tyre have always strived to achieve the quality benchmark for all our industry-leading manufacturing practices as it is our commitment to give back to the environment, we operate in. We are proud of the JKTIL top team to coin the slogan – Zero Waste to landfill and we hope to receive multiple recognitions towards our continued efforts in the development of the society and sustainable development.”

JKTIL has developed a robust Integrated Waste Management plan for all types of rubber wastes in a controlled and transparent way. It also developed an Audit system for contracts with recyclers. The IWMP also includes used oil, e-waste, etc. in its five plant locations.

The British Standards Institution (BSI), has audited 5 manufacturing locations in Rajasthan, Chennai, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, and Uttrakhand. During the course of the audit it confirmed that no waste, either solid or liquid was disposed to landfill and recommended JKTIL’s five manufacturing locations as a Zero Waste to Landfill Plants

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.

Email: ewan.scott@tyreandrubberrecycling.com

 

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