An agreement will allow reusing more than 1 million discarded tyres per year

An agreement signed yesterday between the Cochabamba Chamber of Industry, Commerce and Services (ICAM) and the Swiss Foundation for Technical Development Cooperation (Swisscontact) will allow the reuse of more than one million vehicle tyres discarded annually in the country. The agreement aimed at recycling waste from the vehicle fleet. In addition to tyres, the agreement provides for the reuse of 742,664 batteries, 10,659 tonnes of lubricating oils and 606,477 tonnes of scrap metal. The industries will deliver these products to the collection companies.

Source: Los Tiempos