Tyrewise - Recycling for end of life tyres


Ensuring full industry involvement at every level

Auto Stewardship New Zealand
Auto Stewardship New Zealand (ASNZ) is a not-for-profit charitable trust which will work as an umbrella organisation for all aspects of “autos” including and beyond tyres.

Tyrewise Working Group
Tyrewise Working Group (TWG) is a coalition of industry representatives who came together to develop a stewardship programme for ELTs. The Group will continue to act in an advisory group capacity during the interim phase from completion of Milestone 7 to an action taking place, including Project Managers, 3R Group.

Tyrewise Programme Manager
The Programme Manager is the entity which will oversee the operational functions of the programme. They will be paid by the ASNZ to:

  • Monitor the operational collection and recovery network
  • Facilitate the registration of participants in the scheme
  • Audit scheme participants
  • Assist with the development of end use markets for the ELTs
  • Educate consumers, scheme participants and industry
  • Report on performance
  • Through various media share programme performance on a regular basis with the wider community
  • Undertake and maintain Product Stewardship accreditation on behalf of the PSO and undertake and maintain other relevant external accreditation e.g. ISO14001.

Tyre Generators, Collection Sites, Transporters, Processors and Tyre Derived Product Manufacturers
A variety of other interested parties are involved in the development of Tyrewise and will play a role in any future programme, including:

  • Tyre and Vehicle importers
  • Generators
  • Tyre retailers
  • Automotive aligned garages and retailers
  • Companies with large vehicle fleets
  • Vehicle dismantlers
  • Collection Sites
  • Community groups
  • Resource recovery centres or Transfer stations
  • Tyre retailers
  • Transporters
  • Processors
  • Tyre Derived Product Manufacturers or End User
  • Scrap Metal Recyclers Association – representing the sector who deal with the tyres at the end of their useful life
  • Hazardous Substances Technical Liaison Committees (HSTLC) – incorporating (regionally) participants from health, fire, local and regional government. These committees have an interest in the downstream effects of poor practice around ELT management.
  • Ministry for the Environment – An observer for the Ministry is part of the Tyrewise Working Group. The Ministry have reviewed the recommendations put forward by the Working Group following completion of the project phase.

See how these stakeholders will interact in the proposed scheme:

It’s not too late to have your say!
If you represent an industry organisation or company which would like to be involved with Tyrewise, please complete this form and send us information about your business, or simply contact us at info@tyrewise.co.nz.