A number of factors are combining to push up tyre recycling costs across the UK, leaders of the Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) and National Tyre Distributors Association (NTDA) are warning. Driven by a combination of regulatory changes as well as market conditions, professional used tyre collectors and reprocessors are encountering challenging times.
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.
A new recycling initiative is giving motorists the chance to help the planet when it comes to changing their worn out tyres.