Tyrewise - Recycling for end of life tyres

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 Tuesday, Ministry for the Environment national operations director Mike Mendonca told attendees the government had decided not to proceed with declaring tyres a priority product under the Waste Minimisation Act.

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