The Leading Journal for the Tyre Recycling Sector

The Leading Journal for the Tyre Recycling Sector

Potential Crumb Rubber Ban Covered in Episode 40 with ETRA’s Dr. Ettore Musacchi

Ewan Scott interviews ETRA’s Dr. Ettore Musacchi

Continuing on from Episode 39 of The Tyre Recycling Podcast, we interview ETRA‘s Dr. Ettore Musacchi on the potential crumb rubber ban that will be implemented in Europe if the proposals go through.

Musacchi Expresses Disappointment at the Prospect of Crumb Rubber Ban

After our interview with EuRIC’s Poul Steen Rasmussen, this episode is one not to be missed.


00:00 Introduction to Episode #40: ETRA’s Ettore Musacchi Concerned on CR Ban

02:00 Interview with Dr. Ettore Musacchi, the President of ETRA

02:24 Musacchi Gives His Opinion on the Potential Impact on the Tyre Recycling Sector

04:07 Musacchi Disappointed by Preclusion to Discuss and Resolve Crumb Rubber Issue

07:48 What Impact have Crumb Rubber Retention Investigations had on the Process?

12:08 Is the Wider Industry Suffering from a Lack of Lobbying?

17:43 Musacchi Discusses What will Happen to the Tyre Arisings that are Not Using for Crumb Rubber Production

25:30 Musacchi Hoping that Situation can be Resolved

28:15 Are Emotional Arguments Guiding the Process rather than Science-Based or Logic Driven Arguments?

33:49 Conclusion to Episode #40: ETRA‘s Ettore Musacchi Concerned on CR Ban