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 ...


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.


3 September 2014

News in brief


Norse secures Norfolk collection contract Norse Waste Solutions has agreed a four year service level agreement with Norfolk county council which will see it collect waste and recyclables from across its estate ...

27 August 2014

Lead acid battery slowdown continues in 2014 Q2


The proportion of lead acid batteries that are being used to meet waste portable battery recycling targets has continued its decline in the second quarter of 2014, figures published by the Environment Agency last week show. The

20 August 2014

Tyre sector ignored in waste fire consultation


By Will Date Tyre recyclers and retreaders have condemned proposed guidelines for the safe storage of waste tyres as counter-intuitive and have claimed that if adopted, the guidance could decimate ...

1 August 2014

UK meets 85% 2012 ELV recycling target


The UK car manufacturing and recycling industry met its statutory 2012 EU target to reuse, recycle or recover 85% of the weight of end of life vehicles (ELV), official figures have shown. A total reuse and recovery rate of 88.1% was ...

12 June 2014

BIS reminds vehicle sector of higher targets


By Steve Eminton Car manufacturers and end of life (ELV) vehicle recyclers have been warned by the Department for Business that the new reuse, recycling and recovery targets for the sector are just six ...

6 June 2014

Future of ELV recycling highlighted at CARS show


By Steve Eminton This weeks CARS-Expo proved a big draw yesterday in Doncaster and continues today (June 6). The event, which centers around end-of-life vehicle recycling...

4 June 2014

Final preparations underway for CARS show


Tickets are still available for the Complete Auto Recycling & Secondary Materials (CARS) event the biggest trade show in the Europe for ELV and metal recyclers which kicks off in Doncaster tomorrow (June 5). And, the Met Office ...

30 May 2014

Exhibitors gear up for CARS event


Key suppliers to the end-of-life vehicle (ELV) recycling industry are gearing up to exhibit at the Complete Auto Recycling & Secondary Materials (CARS) event in Doncaster next week. With visitors from 19 countries as far afield as...

29 May 2014

ELV industry concern after European election result


By Michael Holder The Motor Vehicle Dismantlers Association has raised concern about the potential lack of support for tackling illegal activity in the end-of-life vehicle (ELV) recycling industry, ...