Waste from road transport
Assessment made on 01 Jan 2001
ClassificationTransport (Primary theme)
- TERM 011
Policy issue: Prevent waste generation and reuse or recycle as much scrap material as possible
Too many tyres are still being land-filled or burnt. Although there have been recent positive developments in recycling, compliance with the EC Directives on land-filling and waste combustion emissions will require considerable investment in new retreating and recycling facilities for used tyres.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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