For tyre retailers
For tyre recyclers & collectors
The Sustainable Outcomes Indicator (SOI) is a star rating applied to TSA accredited recyclers and collectors to drive and promote best practice operations and the development and use of tyre-derived materials and products in the Australian market.
Each TSA accredited recycler or collector is given a star rating based on:
Their scores against the above criteria result in a star rating. The star rating starts at one star and progresses in half-star increments until it reaches the highest achievable star rating of five. A TSA accredited recycler's or collector's star rating is updated twice-yearly.
TSA accredited collectors inherit the score for the contribution to the sustainable growth of Australian markets from their main TSA accredited recycling partner.
The star rating is available now on our website when searching for TSA accredited recyclers and collectors.
The SOI program is designed to encourage and support tyre recyclers and collectors to:
It also supports the entire (tyre) value chain, including tyre retailers, local government, and industry to:
Overall, it provides the assurance that brings greater confidence to the entire used tyre resource recovery sector.
It encourages the highest value end use of tyres, which not only meets the Tyre Product Stewardship Scheme’s objectives, but also community and government expectations.
It is part of TSA’s broader work to develop Australia’s tyre recycling industry and markets for tyre derived products, and advance circular economy principles in the sector.