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TRA opens talks with Environment Agency over industry specific Fire Prevention Plans

May 24, 2017

The Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) has opened talks with the Environment Agency (EA) over a template designed to help its members gain approval from the EA for a more site-specific approach to fire prevention at members’ sites.

The aim of the talks is to develop a waste stream-specific approach which recognises current operational constraints in the business of tyre recycling. The TRA felt it was essential to find more workable alternatives to proposals originally tabled by the EA last year. Read the rest of this entry >>

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TRA & NTDA jointly warn of upward pressures on recycling costs and capacities

April 4, 2017

A number of factors are combining to push up tyre recycling costs across the UK, leaders of the Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) and National Tyre Distributors Association (NTDA) are warning. Driven by a combination of regulatory changes as well as market conditions, professional used tyre collectors and reprocessors are encountering challenging times. Read the rest of this entry >>

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TRA members mobilise MPs in push to protect UK tyre recovery infrastructure, warn of damage to tyre retailers

August 1, 2016

TRA members are ready to lobby their constituency Members of Parliament in their effort to fight off Environment Agency plans to bring in new storage limits which could put many responsible recyclers out of business. Read the rest of this entry >>

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