Waste Management (Tyres & Waste Tyres) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 664 of 2007)


An estimated 35,000 tonnes of waste tyres are generated in Ireland each year, however as data on this waste stream is deficient, there is a need to improve on the way this waste stream is managed.

The Waste Management (Tyres & Waste Tyres) Regulations 2007 are designed to promote the environmentally sound management of waste tyres. They provide a regulatory framework for comparing the quantities of waste tyres arising with the quantities placed on the market and also to track the movement of waste tyres from the time they are discarded until they are recycled or recovered.


The regulations impose reporting obligations on anyone involved with tyres and waste tyres, including producers, suppliers, waste collectors, recovery operators and farmers. The following is a summary of the requirements for each sector:

Tyre Suppliers | Tyre Producers | Waste Collectors | Recovery Operators | Farmers


If you have any queries in relation to your obligations as a supplier, producer, waste collector, recovery operator or farmer, please contact:

Environmental Compliance Section
Louth County Council
Town Hall
Crowe Street
Dundalk, Co. Louth

Tel: (042) 939 2991

Email: tyres@louthcoco.ie


Waste Management (Tyre & Waste Tyres) Regulations 2007

Department of the Environment