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  • Tyres - Overview

    Several environmental and other management issues relate to used tyres, while legislation controls the storage, handling, transport and disposal of used tyres.

  • Controlled Wastes

    Controlled wastes, by definition, include all liquid waste, and any wastes that cannot be disposed of at a Class I, II or III landfill site. Controlled wastes also include asbestos, clinical or related waste, tyres and waste that has been immobilised or encapsulated.

  • Tyres legislation

    Tyre legislation

  • Tyres (Used) and waste

    Used tyres present some major waste challenges

  • Are you recycling yet? A waste minimisation strategy for small businesses in the Swan Region »

    The Swan Chamber of Commerce, the Swan Catchment Council and the City of Swan have come together to progress a waste minimisation strategy for the Swan region through the successful application for a Waste Management and Recycling Fund grant of $10, 000 from the Waste Management Board of WA. (June 2008)

  • Technology & Market Development for Tyre Derived Products »

    This report presents the findings of study to detail and analyse used tyre market characteristics, tyre recycling industry conditions, influences affecting the market for tyre-derived products, and potential market size, trends and opportunities.

  • Impacts of Banning Tyres to Landfill/Mandatory Recycling »

    Investigation into the Environmental, Social and Economic Impacts of a Potential Banning of Used Tyres to Landfill and of Mandatory Recycling of Used Tyres (September 2006)

  • Review of Management and Operation of Used Tyre Stockpiles: Stockpile Guidelines »

    Approximately 1.8 million passenger tyres are sold in WA, equating to approximately 18,000 tonnes. The used tyre waste stream presents a management issue for the DEC.

  • Review of Management of Used Tyres at Landfill Sites »

    The Department of Environment and Conservation, on behalf of the Waste Management Board, engaged Sustainable Strategic Solutions to undertake a review of the existing management of used tyres at landfill sites and to develop minimum recommended guidelines for the receival, sorting and disposal of used tyres at landfill operations

  • Impacts of Potential Banning of Used Tyres to Landfill & Mandatory Recycling of Used Tyres - Sep 06 »

    The Used Tyre Strategy for Western Australia recognises that the low cost of landfill disposal in Western Australia is a barrier to the development of other options for the management of used tyres.

  • Report for Review of management and operation of used tyre stockpiles (June 2006) »

    Approximately 1.8 million passenger tyres are sold in WA, equating to approximately 18,000 tonnes. The used tyre waste stream presents a management issue for the DEC.

  • Sustainable Strategic Solutions Report: Used Tyre Recycling Industry Triple Bottom Line Analysis »

    An economic, social and environmental analysis of the used tyre recycling industry to determine its potential development. A major aim of this work was the identification of critical points at which the government will need to intervene to support and encourage development of the industry.