Recent incidents across the UK suggest that waste tyre crime is on the increase despite the fact that the UK has both the capacity and the infrastructure to deal legally and responsibly with all of its old tyres. Often viewed…
The Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) is in ongoing dialogue 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…
The Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) has raised grave concerns that over 1000 jobs will be lost if the Environment Agency’s (EA) proposed new fire prevention guidelines are implemented in full.
The Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) is urging the Environment Agency (EA) to listen to the recycling industry to avoid the inadvertent promotion of unregulated businesses over reputable and regulated operations. While the TRA and other waste streams have repeatedly been calling for amendments to the EA’s proposed new Fire Prevention Plan over the past four years, especially to proposed stack heights and the fire breaks between them, the recommendations have, as yet, gone unheeded. The TRA believes that if due action is not taken, unregulated businesses will profit while those with a proven, professional and regulated background will rapidly be forced out of the industry.
Murfitts Industries and Boynton Bros & Hallam (Ranskill) Ltd have been awarded the second and third Certificates of Qualification, demonstrating their support of the Quality Protocol option (QP) in PAS 107.
An unrepentant organised crime boss has been jailed for just under three years after failing to pay back the proceeds of his illegal waste and money laundering business in Aldermaston.
The Environment Agency has prosecuted the owner of a waste business near Chichester for operating without a permit despite being warned about his criminal activities on numerous occasions.
Car breaker and exporter Adel Elkabir has been fined £5,000 and ordered to pay full costs of £3,996 by Deputy District Judge Roscoe today for running an illegal site in Fengate, Peterborough.
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.