ELVs and Tyres Tuesday 25 April 2017
7 December 2016

Fine issued following SEPA waste tyre storage investigation

A businessman has been fined £34,000 for offences relating to the storage of waste tyres at five sites across Scotland. James McHale, who had been trading under the business name ‘McIntyres’, was sentenced at Falkirk Sheriff...


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.


7 August 2012

Agency decision due in weeks on shredder residues


By Will Date The government looks set to approve an approach in the coming weeks that will help end of life vehicle (ELV) recyclers to meet the 95% vehicle recovery target, set to come into effect in 2015...

29 May 2012

Government urged to clamp down on illegal ELV sites


By Will Date The chair of the trade association for vehicle recyclers has called on the government to step up its efforts to tackle non-compliant ELV sites, following a spate of prosecutions of ATF ...

31 January 2012

Tyre exporter fined for illegal storage


A Chesterfield man has received a suspended prison sentence after illegally storing thousands of tyres and transporting some of them to Vietnam. Documentation found by the Environment Agencyshowed that the company was ...

4 January 2012

UK further behind ELV targets than assumed


By Will Date The UK could be further behind meeting European End-of-Life vehicle recycling targets than previously thought, after the government revised ELV recovery guidance relating to residual fuels in...

26 August 2011

BIS vows to get tough as UK misses ELV target again


By Nick Mann BIS has warned it may take enforcement action against poor-performing vehicle dismantlers, after figures showed the UK failed to reach the European target for it to recycle, recover...

11 August 2011

Sims in post-shredder progress towards ELV goals


By Nick Mann Metals giant Sims has unveiled a significant investment in post-shredder technology which, it claims, will help vehicle dismantlers to meet European end-of-life vehicle recycling targets.