31 March 2022
TyreConnect is the latest tyre importer to join Tyre Stewardship Australia.
The importer and wholesaler, TyreConnect, which along with tyresales is owned by leading Australia automotive, motorcycle and marine classifieds business, carsales, will partner with Tyre Stewardship Australia (TSA) in a commitment to the responsible disposal of end-of-life tyres.
TyreConnect’s contribution to the national Tyre Product Stewardship Scheme takes the total number of importers to ten.
TSA CEO Lina Goodman congratulated TyreConnect: “In joining TSA as a financial contributor, TyreConnect joins our other importers in showing leadership towards sustainable practices for used tyres. We congratulate TyreConnect for taking this important initiative to drive positive environmental outcomes.”
TyreConnect joins Bridgestone, Continental, Goodyear Dunlop, Hankook, Kumho, Michelin, Pirelli, Toyo, Yokohama as tyre importers contributing to finding alternate solutions for Australia’s end of life tyres (EOLT). Car manufacturers Volkswagen, Porsche and Mercedes-Benz are also contributing to TSA.
TSA’s mission is to deliver against circular economy principles, ensuring the lifecycle of tyres is maximised, the residual waste product is valuable, and the entire supply chain works cohesively to contribute to better sustainable outcomes.
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