Spanish town to lose illegal tire dump at last

ERJ staff report (BC)

Douglas, Isle of Man – The municipality of Sesena, near Madrid, Spain, has signed a deal with an unnamed company based in Senegal which will remove a 10 hectare illegal dump of an estimated 40,000-60,000 tonnes of tires outside the town, reports Sylvie Groult of PhysOrg.

The company will grind the tires on site and ship the crumb by truck to recycling centres, said Sesena mayor Carlos Velazquez.

The tires are likely to be turned into surfacing for roads, sports tracks and children’s playgrounds….

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