In 2014 the European Commission produced a report titled ‘Towards a circular economy: A zero waste programme for Europe’. In this report the Commission defines and describes the importance of minimising waste throughout all industries.
In December 2014 the Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) added a new Quality Protocol option to PAS 107 to support sustainable tyre recycling. After passing the audit and inspection process CONICA LTD was awarded the first ever Certificate of Qualification during the TRA’s Recycling Day conference on the 19th of June, in what represents a significant milestone for the tyre recycling and recovery industry.
TRA adds Quality Protocol Option to PAS 107 – new standard will help sustainable tyre recycling
Proposals by the ESA – led ‘WISH’ group have been branded counter-intuitive and arrogant by Britain’s Tyre Recovery Association whose members handle more than three quarters of the country’s end-of-life tyre arisings.
Munich based Serafin Group has acquired UK based companies Charles Lawrence International Ltd and Playtop Licensing Ltd. The transaction was completed on the 18th October 2013. The full press release can be viewed here
A major investigation by BBC TV’s flagship current affairs programme, Panorama, has highlighted the importance of garages, tyre retailers and vehicle dismantlers using responsible recyclers for the collection of their waste tyres.