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.


29 August 2013

Shropshire man to pay 27k for waste tyre offences


A Ludlow pensioner was fined 20,000 and ordered to pay 7,284 in costs after pleading guilty to three charges of unauthorised waste activities involving waste tyres and vehicles at Telford Magistrates Court yesterday (August 28).

13 May 2013

Tyre recyclers welcome Responsible Retailer scheme


Tyre recyclers have welcomed the launch of a government-backed initiative to help ensure retailers comply with UK and European regulations on tyre disposal. The Tyre Industry Federations Responsible Retailer initiative was...

1 May 2013

Tyre recyclers call for waste site exemption review


By Michael Holder The Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) is urging environment secretary Owen Patterson to tackle the high levels of malpractice associated with waste and recycling sites that are exempt ...

5 February 2013

Tyre Recovery Association welcomes Agency raids


By Will Date The trade body representing the UKs tyre recycling sector has welcomed raids by the Environment Agency at three facilities suspected of waste tyre crime. The Tyre Recovery ...

11 December 2012

Judge critical of Agency after tyre trial acquittals


A judge has criticised the Environment Agency after the owner of a Devon equestrian centre and a tyre recycling firm were cleared at Exeter Crown Court last week of dumping illegal waste. After an eight week trial costing around 2...

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...

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