Tyrewise - Recycling for end of life tyres

Tyre Piles

'Years wasted' after Government does U-Turn

June 19, 2015

The Government wasted time and money after “puncturing” a tyre recycling scheme, the Opposition’s environment spokeswoman says. A new scheme to safely recycle thousands of tonnes of old tyres was now needed, Labour’s Megan...Read more

‘Years wasted’ after Government does U-Turn

June 19, 2015

The Government wasted time and money after “puncturing” a tyre recycling scheme, the Opposition’s environment spokeswoman says. A new scheme to safely recycle thousands of tonnes of old tyres was now needed, Labour’s Megan...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

Rule change on cards to stop tyre saga repeat

May 27, 2015

A change to Hamilton’s planning rules could be needed to stop another tyre mountain being stockpiled in the city, council staff have warned. City councillors will get their first chance to publicly grill staff over the Frankton tyre affair at...Read more

Hamilton city politicians want more info on tyre saga

May 19, 2015

Hamilton’s abandoned tyre mountain has been wheeled out of the city but concerns remain over where the tyres have been taken. City councillor Dave Macpherson has asked council staff for an update on the tyre removal project following reports...Read more

Collaboration required on tyre solution according to 3R

May 18, 2015

New Zealand’s track record with end-of-life tyres is littered with good intentions, dubious science and failed investments. While some businesses are safely recycling tyres, these are the exception rather than the rule. A more common outcome has...Read more

Worries over tyre-recycling plan

May 12, 2015

Mysterious night-time deliveries prompt council to close dumping site predicted to hold a million tyres. A tyre-recycling firm that has been blocked from adding to a tyre mountain in Kawerau has an undischarged bankrupt in a key management role and...Read more