Bridgestone ‘leading the way’ in NZ tyre recycling

4th August 2015 | 1 Comment
 
Bridgestone ‘leading the way’ in NZ tyre recycling
Andrew Moffatt says lowering Bridgestone’s impact on the environment is a “global commitment” for the company

In the absence of legislation regarding the disposal of end of life tyres, New Zealand’s tyre importers, wholesalers and retailers are free to deal – or not deal – as they please with the more than 5 million tyres demounted from vehicles every year. According to estimates published by the Tyrewise project, some 70 per cent of these tyres end up in landfill. This is why Bridgestone considers the agreement it has signed to collect and recycle waste tyres from its stores throughout the country’s North Island “breakthrough”.

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