Tyrewise - Recycling for end of life tyres

General

Industry disappointed at Minister’s stance

September 29, 2015

A major group broadly representing the tyre industry is deeply disappointed with the stance taken by the Minister for the Environment regarding progressing stewardship outcomes for end-of-life tyres (ELTs). Representatives of the Tyrewise Working...Read more

Waste tyres economic research

July 30, 2015

Waste tyres economic research: Intervention options to promote investment in on-shore waste tyres recycling In 2014, the Ministry for the Environment commissioned KPMG to research economic barriers to tyre recycling in New Zealand. The report...Read more

Bridgestone leads way in NZ tyre recycling

July 29, 2015

Bridgestone Australia and New Zealand Managing Director Andrew Moffatt Bridgestone has signed a breakthrough agreement to collect and recycle waste tyres from its stores throughout the North Island of New Zealand. The agreement with Pacific Rubber...Read more

Illegally dumped tyres poisoning environment

June 26, 2015

Tyres are being dumped secretly all over the country, poisoning the environment and wasting economic opportunities, recyclers say. Dave Youngson of Ecoretainer said he knew of tyres dumped in mangroves and off cliffs. Despite various attempts to...Read more

Breeding grounds for mosquitoes – Dengue fever

June 18, 2015

According to an article in the Borneo Post, reducing dengue fever cases in Borneo boils down to not providing them with ‘five-star hotels’ to breed such as used tyres that are improperly disposed of. According to Assistant Minister of Public...Read more

Hamilton's tyre saga – pressure mounts on central gov't

June 15, 2015

Pressure is mounting on Hamiltons MPs to lead action on used tyres, with community leaders saying central government needs to show leadership over the vexed issue. Community debate over how to store and dispose of the tyres has raged since 150,000...Read more

Hamilton’s tyre saga – pressure mounts on central gov’t

June 15, 2015

Pressure is mounting on Hamiltons MPs to lead action on used tyres, with community leaders saying central government needs to show leadership over the vexed issue. Community debate over how to store and dispose of the tyres has raged since 150,000...Read more

Hopes may be deflated for tyre removal

June 4, 2015

Hopes that a stockpile of thousands of used tyres that has made its way from Hamilton to the Taupo district will be only temporary may have been dashed by a government announcement this week. At a tyre industry summit being held in Auckland on...Read more

ELT Mgmt: Regulatory Mis-steps, Mistakes, Makeovers

June 3, 2015

ELT Management: Regulatory Mis-steps, Mistakes, Makeovers Presented to the Tyre Industry Summit 2015 by Glenn Maidment, President of the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada Top 10 Elements Which Should Not be in a End-of-Life Tyre...Read more

Not a Good Look

June 3, 2015

It is disappointing to hear that government has decided to not proceed with the declaration of tyres as a “priority product” under the Waste Minimisation Act 2008. The industry group that prepared the submission must have been confident that the...Read more