Recyclers urge UK agency to reconsider fire prevention guidelines

London – UK’s Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) has urged the Environment Agency (EA) to reconsider its attempt to create a single set of ‘one size fits all’ fire prevention guidelines for waste and recycling materials, describing the move as ‘unviable’.

The need to store a diverse range of materials in various grades, each with differing combustibility, burn rates and fire risk, across widely differing sites, makes the adoption of a ‘catch-all’ solution impossible, said the TRA.

The move, it said, would pose “a severe threat” to reputable…

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