In the development of a regulatory product stewardship scheme, full industry involvement at every level is essential.
The following parties have been involved since 2012:
Tyrewise Working Group (TWG) is a coalition of industry representatives who came together to develop a stewardship programme for ELTs. The Group will continue to act in an advisory group capacity during the interim phase from completion of Milestone 7 to an action taking place, including Project Managers, 3R Group.
Auto Stewardship New Zealand (ASNZ) is a not-for-profit charitable trust which will work as an umbrella organisation for all aspects of “autos” including and beyond tyres.
Tyre Collectors, Processors and End Users
Beyond this working group there are other interested parties who are involved. These include Tyre Collectors, Processors and End Users and the Scrap Metal Recyclers Association who represent the sector who deal with the tyres at the end of their useful life, and the Hazardous Substances Technical Liaison Committees (HSTLC) which incorporates (regionally) participants from health, fire, local and regional government and which has an interest in the downstream effects of poor practice around ELT management.
The Programme Manager is the entity which will oversee the operational functions of the programme. They will be paid by the ASNZ to:
A variety of other interested parties are involved in the development of Tyrewise and will play a role in any future programme, including: