This section details the Commitments and Reporting Requirements for maintaining Accreditation in the Tyre Product Stewardship Scheme.
If you are unsure about which category your organisation fits in to, or think you may fit in to two categories, please contact us to discuss.
Tyre Importers and Vehicle Manufacturers and Importers
Definition of Tyre importers and vehicle manufacturers and importers
Tyre importers and vehicle manufacturers and importers means businesses or organisations that are engaged in tyre importing, vehicle importing or vehicle manufacturing and are first to supply a tyre to the domestic Australian market.
There will be a threshold for importers of small numbers of tyres. Tyre importers that import less than 1000 EPU annually will not be expected to contribute funds.
Retailer means a business or organisation that offers products for sale at retail through any means, including sales outlets, catalogues, or the Internet. For the purposes of the scheme, tyre retreaders are Retailers.
Local government is a government entity with powers and geographical distribution established by a state or the Northern Territory. A ‘Local government’ can also be referred to as a local council, city, shire, town or municipality.
Collector means an individual, business or organisation that collects and/or transports end-of-life tyres in any part of Australia for recycling, reuse or disposal. If you are a transporter you are also a Collector.
Tyre recycler means a business or organisation recovering rubber, steel, textile and/or other materials and processing it into a form whereby it can be used as an intermediate product in the manufacture of tyre derived products, or to recover energy from end-of-life tyres.
Miners mean businesses or organisations that are engaged in the exploration for, and extraction and primary processing of, minerals in Australia, including coal and petroleum. Primary processing is taken to include the processing of minerals up to the first pouring of refined metal but fabrication beyond that stage is excluded.
There will be a threshold for importers of small numbers of tyres. Miners that import less than 1000 EPU annually will not be expected to contribute funds.