The Tyre Stewardship Scheme (the Scheme) provides an industry framework to effectively reduce the environmental, health and safety impacts of the 56 million EPUs which reach the end of their life in Australia each year.
To achieve this Tyre Stewardship Australia through the Scheme has a funding mechanism to assist with new market and product development for recycled rubber.
Tyre Stewardship Fund
The Tyre Stewardship Fund provides funds through a competitive process to support the development of markets for Australian tyre-derived products (TDPs). There are a range of Fund options available from early stage research and development to later stage demonstration and infrastructure-oriented initiatives. PhD Scholarships are also available for research that meets the objectives of the Scheme.