ELVs and Tyres Wednesday 3 March 2021
16 February 2021

Inquest to open into Carlisle recycling fatality

An inquest is to be opened next Tuesday, 23 February, into the death of an employee at International Rubber and Tyre Recycling, Carlisle, earlier this month. On 3 February, Brian Tuddenham, 57, died in an incident involving a fork...


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.


5 February 2021

News in brief (05/02/21)


With news on: Egbert Taylor swaps from paint to powder; team members celebrate 10 years at UKCM; tyre recovery group to look at pyrolysis in the UK; Rushlight award win for O.C.O Technology; and, printer cartridge recycler gains supplier award.

19 January 2021

News in brief (19/01/21)


With news on: Biffa achieves grading in safety audit; WRA welcomes boiler clarification; Greenergy invests in waste tyre biofuels project; UBB releases EfW video; and, Glennmont Partners sold.

24 November 2020

CarTakeBack celebrates 15 year anniversary


The scrap car recycling business, CarTakeBack, has celebrated its 15th anniversary. CarTakeBack was launched in 2005 and is a car scrappage company which allows vehicle manufacturers to fulfil their responsibilities under the ...

27 October 2020

UK misses ELV target for third consecutive year  


EXCLUSIVE: The UK missed its 95% End of Life Vehicle (ELV) reuse/recycling and recovery target for a third year running in 2018, achieving a rate of 92.8%. The level was 1.3% down on the previous year. However, in terms of ...

26 August 2020

CARS and MRE postponed to September 2021


The Complete Auto Recycling Show (CARS) and the Metals Recycling Event (MRE) have both been postponed until 15-16 September 2021.   The events, held alongside each other at Stoneleigh Park near Coventry, are organised by the...

21 August 2020

Tyre recycling plant to be built in Sunderland


Norwegian recycling company Wastefront has signed a deal with Sunderland city council to build an end-of-life tyre (ELT) recycling plant at the Port of Sunderland. The full-scale plant will be capable of processing 180 tonnes of ...

9 July 2020

Drop in demand hitting specialist plastic recyclers


Recyclers of plastic from end of life vehicles (ELVs) and waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) across Europe have been “severely impacted” by the coronavirus outbreak, according to two recycling bodies.  

1 July 2020

EPA says Ireland has met 2018 ELV targets


Ireland achieved its end-of-life vehicle (ELV) reuse and recycling targets in 2018 for the first time since the goals were increased in 2015, recently published figures from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) suggest. More ...

16 April 2020

Action plan targets aluminium recycling


Industry association European Aluminium has launched its Circular Aluminium Action Plan, aimed at ensuring