Summer 2015 saw the introduction of an environmental regulation that extended the group of people who can be held legally responsible for waste management. With regard to the replacement of tyres, this means that in addition to the “tyre dealer” or duly authorized repair shop, which were always considered to be producers of the waste, the subject (e.g. driver of the vehicle) who requests the tyre replacement could also become jointly responsible.
Written on 29 February 2016
Written on 24 October 2016
Ecopneus scpa is a non-profit Limited Company for the traceability, collection, treatment and recovery of End of Life Tyres (ELT), set up by the leading tyre manufacturers operating in Italy on the basis of art. 228 of Legislative Decree 152/2006. Ecopneus’ mission is to manage a large part of the over 380,000 tons of tyres that reach the end of their life every year in Italy. It is currently responsible for handling a number of ELTs proportionate to the overall market share of its member companies.
22,887 tonnes of end-of-life tyres were collected and recovered in Campania in 2015 to become surfaces for sports as well as “silent...
Written on 26 April 2016
A sports surface to play on and new areas in which to train: the prizes from Ecopneus to the region’s three finalist schools for the educational...
Written on 03 March 2016