Tyrewise - Recycling for end of life tyres

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Innovative thinking for end-of-life tyres

September 25, 2018

Finding innovative uses for products at the end of their lives is key to solving waste issues and moving to a circular economy. Researchers at the University of Canterbury are a great example with their work to use end-of-life tyres in building...Read more

Tyre stewardship won’t mean a new tax

September 3, 2018

Great SunLive article talking to Marty Hoffart of Waste Watchers about tyre recycling in New Zealand. He rightly points out that a mandatory product stewardship scheme to recycle tyres will not result in a new tax, as consumers are already paying a...Read more

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

Good news for tyre stewardship in Australia

June 29, 2018

There has been some good news out of Australia around their end of life tyre stewardship this week. Tyre and Rubber Recycling magazine reports that JAX tyres with 84 retailers has signed up with Tyre Stewardship Australia to ensure the company does...Read more

Industry ready to tackle New Zealand’s tyre problem

June 14, 2018

New Zealand’s tyre industry says it is ready to make mandatory stewardship for end of life tyres a reality, it just needs Government to get on board. The industry-led working group Tyrewise has been reactivated following the new stance being...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

Court action over tyres from Amberly fire

May 3, 2018

A court has ordered the removal of more than 120,000 tyres, which were part of the pile that caught fire in Amberley earlier this year. According to Environment Canterbury the removal will be done at the cost of the companies, Tyre Recycling...Read more

Central Canterbury one step closer to pyrolysis plant

April 30, 2018

The Selwyn District Council has given approval to lease its land for a pyrolysis plant at the Pines Recovery Park in Burnham, outside Rolleston. However, the approval is pending a bond being secured by the company planning the plant, Eneform Ltd...Read more

Hefty fines from failed tyre recycling venture

March 9, 2018

A total o f $78,000 in fines have been handed down to three people involved in a failed tyre reycling venture in the Bay of Plenty. An estimated 2100 tonnes of tyres were stockpiled at two sites in the region, despite two abatement notices from the...Read more