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Used tyres cannot be taken to a landfill; they must be disposed of at an appropriate recycling facility. In Europe It is free to recycle old tyres because the price of new tyres includes a recycling fee.

The manufacture date is located on the sidewall of the tyre, displayed as a four-digit number; the first two are for the week and the last two for the year. For example “1117” means the tyre was manufactured in week 11 of the year 2017. Note: It is more important to pay attention to the wear and con…

While the law does not define tyre life or stipulate manufacturing dates, tyres can only be considered and sold as “new” if they were manufactured within the last five years. The recommended useful life of a tyre is six years and the recommended maximum age is 10 years.