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U16 EXEMPTION UPDATE
The EA has also provided us with an updated list of all U16 ELV exemptions registered since 1st May 2015. There are alot!
ENVIRONMENTAL PERMIT TYPES
The Environment Agency has now provided us with details of the permit types of all ELV ATFs, so we are now able to tell.....
EBAY SCAM WARNING
A members has also been in touch today to say that they have been caught up in an eBay scam.
PART WORN TYRES WARNING
We have recently been advised that certain parts of the new tyre industry, via their mouthpiece TyreSafe, are stepping up their efforts to convince Government that the sale of part worn tyres should be outlawed.
NEW SCRAP RECYCLING BUSINESS FOR GREENSTEEL
The Liberty House Group has launched a metal recycling business, Liberty Metal Recycling (LMR), as a major step towards the achievement of its GREENSTEEL vision to create a competitive and sustainable steel ....
GOOD SCRAP NEWS
Not sure how many of you will already have seen this - the news is just over a week old now. Reopening of a steel mill that uses 100% scrap steel! That's got to be good for UK vehicle recyclers!
WHY HASN'T MVDA BEEN MORE VIGOROUS IN ARGUING THAT CATALYSTS AREN'T HAZARDOUS
An MVDA member recently asked why the recycling industry hadn’t been consulted about the recent changes to the classification of catalytic converters or more vigorous in challenging them. This is a question which many have probably thought, if not put into words, so it is worth explaining the background to the recent changes.
INTRODUCING WEB AND PHOTO SERVICES.
I have been supplying bespoke commercial photography for a number of years, and I would like to offer my services to MVDA members, to enable you to offer more personalised and professional imagery on your websites.
IT'S VEHICLE RECYCLERS THAT HAVE ALLOWED US TO MEET THE 95% TARGET - NOT VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS!
Interesting article from AutoCar...
MORE ABOUT ILLEGAL WASTE SITES.
On a wider note, the EA also told us about their other illegal waste activities. In the 2015-16 Financial year (ending April 2016) the EA stopped 989 illegal waste sites (of all types). By stopped they mean....