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  • February 20, 2022
  • WTO

New Zealand | Proposed product stewardship regulations on tyres and large batteries to ensure they do not end up in landfills

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Title of document
Proposed product stewardship regulations: Tyres and large batteries Consultation document 56 pages in English

The proposed regulations will support product stewardship schemes for tyres and large batteries.Regulations would give manufacturers, importers, sellers, and users more responsibility for ensuring used tyres and largebatteries do not end up in landfills or the environment.The scheme includes proposals to: 1. Prohibit the sale of a priority product except in accordance with an accredited scheme; and 2. Set a quality standard to ensure that best practice is followed for management of large batteries, and for tyre-derived products, to prevent adverse environmental and human health outcomes

Notifying member: New Zealand


Objective tag
Protection of human health or safety; Protection of the environment


Agency responsible
Ministry for the Environment PO Box 10362 Wellington 6143 New Zealand Ph: +64 4 439 7400


  • Submission: 17/02/2022
  • Reception: 18/02/2022
  • Distribution: 18/02/2022
  • Final date for comments: 19/04/2022
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A


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