Tag Archives: Velorim

National Bicycle Tyre Recycling Scheme hits 200 sites

The National Bicycle Tyre Recycling Scheme now has 200 collection sites, or Velorim Centres, across England, Scotland and Wales. The scheme is targeting 1,000 collection points by the end of 2021. Bike shops, hire-schemes, bike repair centres and retailers across the UK have signed up to recycle all their scrap …

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Madison teams up with Velorim to recycle old inner tubes and tyres

Madison has teamed up with Velorim in a bid to reduce the number of tyres that go to landfill every year in the UK and Ireland. Velorim is the cycle trade’s scheme for recycling and reprocessing bicycle rubber that would otherwise go into landfill – as much as 44,000 tonnes …

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Swansea-based Cycle Solutions becomes Velorim Centre

Swansea-based Cycle Solutions have become an early adopter of Velorim, the National Bicycle Tyre Recycling Scheme. As a Velorim Centre, Cycle Solutions will offer its customers and other cyclists the opportunity to recycle their inner tubes and tyres. Founded in 2018, Velorim began rolling out the scheme to trial sites …

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Solving a major ecological issue

Following two years of research, Velorim has launched its National Bicycle Tyre Recycling Scheme. James Groves caught up with director Richard Lawrence to find out more

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BikeBiz August edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz August is now available – and we’re celebrating our 175th issue. This month we focus on positive evolution, innovation and ambition throughout the cycling industry, including Raleigh UK’s new chapter, the rise of e-cargo, Velorim’s National Bicycle Tyre Recycling scheme and why 3D printing could …

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Cycle King stores set to become tyre recycling centres

Cycle King has signalled its support for the National Bicycle Tyre Recycling Scheme due to be rolled out later this year. The cycle retail chain has joined the scheme with all its 23 stores, including those trading as Hawk Cycles, set to become collection points for scrap bicycle tyres and …

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National bicycle tyre recycling scheme to launch later this year

A national bicycle tyre recycling scheme is set to launch later this year. In 2018, the ACT helped conduct a survey which led to the assessment that 44,000 tonnes of waste bicycle tyres and inner tubes enter UK landfill every year. This figure is set to rise as participation continues …

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