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TRA fears effect of Irish Republic’s proposed Tyre Compliance Scheme

August 14, 2017

The Republic of Ireland’s proposed tyre compliance Scheme due to come into effect on 1 October this year is expected to seriously distort end of life tyre recovery and recycling efforts on the island of Ireland with knock-on-effects in the UK as a whole. Read the rest of this entry >>

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TRA joins All-Party Sustainable Resource Group (APSRG)

August 10, 2017

The Tyre Recovery Association has been accepted into membership of the Parliamentary All-Party Sustainable Resource Group.

The APSRG is a long-established cross-party group, whose main purpose is to help parliamentarians fully engage with waste and sustainable resource policy issues.

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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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