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Waste Tyre Enforcement

Local authorities regulate the proper disposal of waste tyres.

Tyre and Waste Tyres Information

Don't Burn Bury or Dump Tyres!
Waste tyres cause long-term environmental pollution if disposed of incorrectly such as: BurningDumping or Burying.

The Waste Management (Tyres and Waste Tyres) Regulations 2017 promote the environmentally sound management of waste tyres..
The Regulations assist in preventing the likelihood of environmental pollution associated with the incorrect disposal of waste tyres.

Advice if you deal in Tyres
Any businesses selling tyres, whether: importers, wholesalers, suppliers, traders or retailers, must Register with the Government Approved Body:REPAK ELT
telephone 01 461 8600,

Any business involved in collection or recovery/recycling of waste tyres must register with REPAK ELT.

Farmers and TyresCan farmers get tyres?
NO. Tyre Retailers cannot give tyres to farmers.

Advice for Farmers is provided here:

Government Approved Body
The Approved Body under the Regulations is REPAK ELT (ELT = "End of Life Tyres")

Red Cow Interchange Estate,
Clondalkin Dublin 22,
D22 HW67.
Tel: 01 4618 600,
Fax: 01 4030 929,

Any queries in relation to the Regulations should be addressed to:

Environment & Climate Action Section
Customer Services Desk,
Tipperary County Council,
Civic Offices
Nenagh or Clonmel,
Co. Tipperary

Tel: 0818 06 5000

2017 Tyres Regulations

Frequently Asked Questions

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