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Wales could be "overwhelmed by used tyres"

It has been suggested that Wales could be overwhelmed by used tyres, with the country now threatened with over 26,000 tonnes of waste from the stream. While a ban on sending whole or shredded tyres to landfill came into effect on 16 July 2006, all British airlines and over 40% of UK-wide commercial vehicles now use retreads as standard procedure. However, the slow uptake in Wales has prompted the Wales Environment Trust (WET) to suggest that the country ...