On 28 August 2013, John Roberts of Ludlow, pleaded guilty at Telford Magistrates’ Court to three charges concerned unauthorised waste management activities at Sherbourne Farm, near Ludlow.
A new recycling initiative is giving motorists the chance to help the planet when it comes to changing their worn out tyres.
More than £1,000 has been raised for charity by attendees at the seventh TRA sponsored tyre industry dinner.
The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for the Environment has published its final report on its Used Tyre Inquiry, in which it makes a number of important recommendations for the future management of used tyres in Northern Ireland.
If you are driven to distraction by the noisy traffic outside your house, this could be the road to a good night’s sleep.Recycled car tyres could soon be used to surface roads across the country after a pioneering trial found they made roads quieter.One of the busiest roads in Scotland was resurfaced last year with the asphalt, containing shredded rubber from old tyres.
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.
New initiatives from the Tyre Recovey Association (TRA) will help members stay at the forefront of professional tyre recovery. With the agreement of the British Standards Institute (BSI) and the Waste Resources and Action Programme (WRAP) the TRA’s website will host the newly-updated PAS 107 (Publicly Available Specification) recovery standards and norms for tyre-derived materials.
The 2012 Tyre Recovery Association Annual Forum, held in Warwickshire this year, attracted a record number of delegates. It reflects the increasing interest in tyre recovery which, according to TRA president Mike Wilson, has moved a long way up the industry agenda over the past decade.
Tyre retailers, independent garages, franchised dealers and vehicle dismantlers are set to receive a host of help and advice to help them stay on the right side of the law at the Tyre Recovery Association’s (TRA) annual forum.