Tyres - Overview

Learn more about reducing waste and increasing re-use, recycling and recovery of used tyres at our related web page.

Several online documents and other websites have information about either the waste management or recycling of used tyres.

Previous research and projects conducted by or on behalf of the State Government:

Western Australian Legislation

The storage, handling, transportation and disposal of used tyres are specifically controlled under the following Western Australian legislation

  • Environmental Protection Regulations 1987 (Part 6, Schedule 1 and Schedule 5) - storage, handling, transportation and Disposal
  • Environmental Protection (Controlled Waste) Regulations 2004 – transport

Also, both the Environmental Protection Act 1986 and the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Act 2007 have provisions that can be relevant to the control of used tyre waste.

Western Australian legislation information is here and is available in it's entirety online from the State Law Publisher.

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