This is the goal set by the Ministry of Local Government. Indeed, four companies interested in the project consistent with the policy of Mauritius Sustainable Island. They have already made contact with the Ministry of Local Government.
The department wants more companies occur because, according to the latest statistics, about 400 000 to 500 000 tires used are discarded in landfills and in parts of the country each year. These tires are a nuisance to the environment. They are not biodegradable and they promote the proliferation of mosquitoes.
Asked by Le Matinal Tuesday, the Minister of Local Government, Hervé Aimée said that foreign companies are invited to enter this niche. "We will evaluate the competence of companies that are able to recycle tires used before issuing the relevant permits, "Has he said.