UK tire recycler fined for waste offences

Irvine, Scotland – Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has fined a tire recycler over £71,000 and ordered its manager to carry out 300 hours of unpaid work for waste offences at the company’s site.

The Scottish environmental watchdog said 20 April that Autowaste Services Scotland Ltd, and a manager Stephen Gillies, pleaded guilty to depositing, keeping, sorting and baling waste tires without a waste management licence.

The company had also failed to remove the waste tires when required to do so by a notice served by SEPA.


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