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16 January 2019

ELV recycling and recovery target missed after rate drop

EXCLUSIVE: The UK saw a drop of 4.7% in its End of Life Vehicle (ELV) recycling and recovery rate in 2016, meaning it missed the statutory 95% EU target for the year. The latest data published by the EU statistics agency Eurostat...


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.


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, ...

9 May 2014

Industry-leading firms set for ELV recycling event


Leading companies in the metal reprocessing, end-of-life vehicle (ELV) and related industries are set to attend the Europes biggest ELV recycling trade event in Doncaster next month. The CARS Complete Auto Recycling & ...

31 March 2014

Defra could take action over tyre exemptions


By Tom Goulding Defra is considering whether to take action over permit exemptions for waste tyre recycling sites, after the Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) reiterated its call for a freeze on the ...

24 February 2014

Fall in vehicle fires linked to scrap price rise


By Will Date Fires started in abandoned and stolen vehicles have fallen by as much as 90% over the last decade partly due to a sharp rise in the value of scrap metal over that period, London Fire Brigade...