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.
This year’s Forum Day will be packed with more content than ever before. What is more, it will take place on the same day as our TRA Tyre Industry Dinner so it really will be time well-spent!
It is with the deepest sorrow that we have to annonce the sudden passing of Shaun Eannetta on October 20th at the age of just 37 years.
PAS 107 Quality Products from the TRA TRA members will be the first in Britain to offer Quality Protocol (QP) audits for Tyre Derived Rubber Materials (TDRM) to all its members. Based on the BSI Publicly Available Standards (PAS 107)…