Tyrewise - Recycling for end of life tyres


Government waste work programme approved

August 19, 2018

Cabinet has approved a Ministry for the Environment work programme to deal with big waste problems, including end of life tyres. MfE MEDIA RELEASE: Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage has announced a programme of work to take action on New...Read more

Moves to declare end of life tyres a priority product

May 18, 2018

Associate Minister for the Environment Eugenie Sage speaks at the opening of Waste Management’s new tyre processing facility in Auckland on May 18. New Zealand has edged one step closer to solving its ever-mounting problem with end of life...Read more

End of life tyres in the news

May 14, 2018

Latest tyre news on Stuff.co.nz – ‘Waste tyres dumped in landfill by company paid millions to recycle‘...Read more

Another tyre fire – how long do we wait?

February 27, 2018

Another large tyre fire illuminates the need for effective product stewardship of end-of-life tyres in New Zealand. Cause of massive North Canterbury tyre fire ‘unknown’, investigation to begin   STACY SQUIRES/STUFF  ...Read more

WRC tyre movement and storage guidelines

February 9, 2018

The release of tyre movement and storage guidelines are an important step in effective management of end-of-life tyres in New Zealand, says 3R Group Chief Executive and Tyrewise project manager Adele Rose. “End-of-lifes have been a...Read more

Why are waste tyres not regulated?

November 2, 2015

Source: Radio New Zealand National Every year three million tyres [Note: Tyrewise believes this is more like 5 million] are put into landfills, dumped or “stockpiled” on private land – but there are risks of the tyres catching...Read more

Paul Henry with Greens MP Julie Anne Genter

October 28, 2015

Paul Henry talks to Greens MP Julie Anne Genter in response to the Environment Minister Nick Smith’s offer of funding grants for new ideas to recycle end-of-life tyres. Listen to the segment    ...Read more

Grants offered for tyre recycling ideas

October 27, 2015

Source: New Zealand Herald article Environment Minister Nick Smith is offering funding grants for new ideas to recycle about three million old tyres each year that currently end up at the landfill or illegally dumped. Dr Smith said New Zealand...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

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