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EA’s proposed Fire Prevention Plan will inadvertently promote unregulated businesses and increase risk of site fires says TRA

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.

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First ever PAS 107 QP certificate presented to CONICA LTD at Recycling Day

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.

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Route to peace and quiet… roads made of old tyres: Recycled rubber could soon be used to resurface nation’s busiest roads

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.

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