ELVs and Tyres Wednesday 26 July 2017
30 June 2017

Car scrapyard has environmental permit revoked

The Environment Agency has revoked the permit of an operator of a vehicle scrapyard in County Durham, after what it claimed were a ‘series’ of alleged breaches of environmental legislation. The Agency took the action against ...

END OF LIFE VEHICLES AND TYRES

With the latest news and past articles about the end of life vehicle recycling sector and tyre recycling, or use the News Archive below to find more items.

NEWS ARCHIVE

30 March 2016

New waste tyre regulations in effect for Scottish operators

 

New waste tyre licensing rules are in effect in Scotland from today (30 March) in a bid to clamp down on illegal operators in the sector. Under the new regulations, operators who store or process waste tyres will ...

24 March 2016

Stock rotation key to fire prevention, trials suggest

 

The way in which waste material is stored and how often stocks are rotated are key to reducing the risk of deep-seated fires at recycling sites, initial results from waste fire trials suggest. The early findings from industry ...

24 March 2016

WEEE & ELV policy transfers from BIS to Defra

 

Business Secretary Sajid Javid and Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss have agreed that the Environmental Regulation team will transfer from BIS to Defra, under changes that will come into effect on 1 April. The ...

23 March 2016

ELV recyclers challenged over metal quality

 

The metal recycling industry needs to improve the quality of its raw scrap material to get better prices and to contribute more to the circular economy. This was the message on scrap quality to delegates at last week’s

21 March 2016

Scrap markets on Metals Recycling Event agenda

 

The Conference programme for the upcoming CARS show and Metals Recycling Event has grown, with speakers to address issues including scrap export markets and the circular economy. CARS – the Complete Auto Recycling & ...

3 March 2016

Lead acid battery collections decline ahead of ‘portable’ shift

 

The volume of lead acid batteries collected by battery compliance schemes in the final months of 2015  declined compared to previous quarters, ahead of a change in rules over which batteries can be classed as ‘portable’.

24 February 2016

EA and Gloucestershire police raid ELV waste site

 

Environment Agency and Gloucestershire police officers raided an “unpermitted” waste site in the Forest of Dean yesterday (February 23) as part of a crackdown on illegal waste activities. The unannounced visit was carried ...

4 February 2016

Car recycling scheme launched for UK’s ‘orphan’ ELVs

 

A new scheme to aid the capture of ‘orphan vehicles’ for recycling was launched by the British automotive industry yesterday (February 2). Under the EU’s End of Life Vehicles (ELV) Directive, when cars and vans weighing ...

2 February 2016

Scotland tightens waste tyre licensing rules

 

The Scottish Government is tightening up its licensing rules on the storage and disposal of waste tyres, in a bid to clamp down on illegal operators. Subject to parliamentary approval, the Waste Management Licensing (Scotland) ...

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