The Leading Journal for the Tyre Recycling Sector

The Leading Journal for the Tyre Recycling Sector

Tyre and Rubber Recycling Podcast # 59 T8 Discussion with Peter Taylor

In Podcast 59 we talk to Peter Taylor about the lack of action on the T8 removalthe video is available on our Youtube Channel

The T8 Exemption has long been a bone of contention for permitted recyclers in the UK. Some seven years after the initial announcement of its removal, we seem no nearer a conclusion. Meanwhile, exports of waste tyres to India undermine the domestic UK tyre recycling sector. Chapters:

00:13 Introduction

00:34 EA Announces the end of T8 Exemptions

01:21 Obtaining a T8

02:13 Permitted Recyclers

03:11 Peter Taylor

03:28 T8 Definitely not going

03:59 Government not interested in recycling

04:59 Exporting Waste Tyres

05:17 Watershed in tyre exporting

05:43 Why are we exporting?

06:11 No Investment at the present time

06:45 Indian Tyre Manufacturers and EPR

07:28 Malpractice is the route of choice

08:20 Indian Imports increase under EPR

08:27 Indian EPR Bucket if full of holes

09:52 The future of recycling is in the hands of government

11:09 Summary

12:50 Tools Government could use to encourage recycling