The European Commission has published a working document regarding green public procurement criteria for road transport. These criteria are designed to make it easier for public authorities to purchase goods, services and works with reduced environmental impacts.
Retreads are mentioned as a procurement criterion, which shows that the European Commission is aware of the ‘green’ aspects (e.g. significant savings of raw materials and energy in production paired with an important reduction of waste tyres) of retreading. Click here to download the recommendations: Transport recommendations EC