ELVs and Tyres Saturday 20 January 2018
4 January 2018

Vehicle Recyclers Association launched out of MVDA

The Motor Vehicle Dismantlers Association of Great Britain (MVDA) has marked the start of 2018 with a name change to “reflect the evolving nature of the industry”. The association will now be known as the Vehicle Recyclers’ ...


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.


2 March 2015

Tyre recycling firm director jailed for waste crimes


A former tyre recycling company director has been sentenced to 14 months imprisonment and his company fined a total of £195,000 after illegally depositing and storing around 114,000 tyres at a site in Wishaw, North Lanarkshire. ...

5 January 2015

Tyre protocol set to clarify end of waste status


An updated quality protocol to establish end of waste criteria for tyres has been launched ahead of increased recycling targets for the ELV sector this year. The updated Tyre-Derived Rubber Materials (TDRM) protocol, unveiled by ...

20 October 2014

WISH fire guidance caters for ‘overlooked’ sectors


Guidance detailing what measures waste operators can take to prevent fires has been finalised by the Waste Industry Safety & Health (WISH) Forum today (October 20), after a second round of consultation with industry members. ...

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...

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