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Events, News, Raw Materials, Tire Stewardship

2018 Rubber Recycling Symposium Coming in November

2018 Rubber Recycling Symposium Coming in November

The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC), the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) together with Host Sponsor, eTracks Tire Management Systems, are pleased to be hosting the 2018 Rubber Recycling Symposium, held on November 7-8 at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Canada.  This symposium brings together international […]

April 12, 2018 ×

News, Tire Stewardship

How to up-cycle used tires into everyday items

How to up-cycle used tires into everyday items

Tires are made up of approximately five gallons of oil, and other materials such as steel, fabric, wiring, and chemical compounds. Over hundreds of years these products eventually breakdown, but they do not biodegrade. They will continue to breakdown into microscopic pieces like plastic. As they breakdown, they leave behind […]

January 24, 2018 ×

Executive News, Industry Statistics, News, Tire Stewardship

Pyrolyx commences construction of new recovered CB plant

Pyrolyx commences construction of new recovered CB plant

Construction is now underway for Pyrolyx’s new recovered carbon black plant in Terre Haute in Indiana, USA, which will reportedly be the most advanced of its kind. German supplier, Zeppelin Group, will be responsible for the design, development and overall management of the entire project. Each year the plant will […]

August 30, 2017 ×

Automotive, News, Tire Stewardship

Large tires find second lives through recycling efforts

Large tires find second lives through recycling efforts

Kal Tire is removing tires from the scrap pile through a new program to shred and reuse massive Off-the-road tires. Tires are the foundation of transportation in North America – quite literally. Estimates from 2015 suggest that in the United States and Canada there are around 300 million passenger vehicles […]

July 31, 2017 ×

Tire Stewardship

Newfoundland awards TDA contract

Newfoundland awards TDA contract

ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland—The Newfoundland Multi-Materials Stewardship Board has signed a contract with C&D Recycling of Goodwood, Nova Scotia, to process approximately 2,000 metric tons of scrap tires into tire-derived aggregate. Read the source article at Rubber and Plastics News

July 20, 2017 ×

Tire Stewardship

Redisa under liquidation

To safeguard the program’s assets and operations, the Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa (Redisa) was placed under the liquidation. Dr. Edna Molewa, Minister of Environmental Affairs, filed an urgent application at the Cape Town High Court to eliminate Redisa. Reportedly, the reason for elimination was Redisa’s intention […]

July 4, 2017 ×

Executive News, Industry Statistics, News, Tire Stewardship

Commodites co. buys into Delta-Energy

Commodites co. buys into Delta-Energy

STAMFORD, Conn. — Commodities merchant Castleton Commodities International L.L.C. has bought majority ownership of Delta-Energy Group L.L.C., a resource recovery company providing recycling solutions to the tire industry. Read the source article at Tire Business

June 21, 2017 ×

News

Emterra Group again named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers

For the second consecutive year, Emterra Group has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers. The acknowledgement is granted by Mediacorp Canada in its Canada’s Top 100 Employers project. The announcement, made annually as part of Earth Day celebrations was published in The Globe and Mail. Emterra Group was the only […]

May 4, 2017 ×

News, Tire Stewardship

Isri, Rma oppose Conn. recycling proposals

Isri, Rma oppose Conn. recycling proposals

HARTFORD, Conn. — The Rubber Manufacturers Association and Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries are opposing proposals from the Connecticut legislature that would create Extended Producer Responsibility systems for tire recycling. Read the source article at Tire Business

April 19, 2017 ×

Events, News, Tire Stewardship

What to expect at the ‘Scrap to Profit’ conference

What to expect at the ‘Scrap to Profit’ conference

Innovation to drive new and improved scrap tire markets is a key theme for the 7th Scrap to Profit Conference scheduled for October 25-26, 2017 at The Inn at Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. Topics to be discussed will be non-commercial and include market discussions of tire derived fuel, civil […]

April 11, 2017 ×