BIR announced in mid-June that Mr Max Craipeau, CEO of Greencore Resources in Hong Kong (previously known as Maxco Industries (HK) Limited), has been appointed as new Chairman of the organisation’s Tyres and Rubber Committee.
Recytyre Continues to Grow Recycling in Belgium
In 2018, 86,575 tonnes of ELT were collected in Belgium, compared to 83,703 tonnes in 2017. More than 95% of the tyres were recycled in a valuable way, according to the annual report from Recytyre, the waste management body in Belgium.
Hunter Boots Partners with First Mile in Recycling Campaign
Hunter Boots and London based First Mile are operating a wellington recycling campaign. Customers are being asked to recycle their old wellingtons by dropping them off at Hunter Boots in Regent’s Street in London, or by using the First Mile recycling service.
Ecopneus Presents Cemivet with Recycled Tyre Matting
On the 158th anniversary of the the Italian military and veterinary service, Cemivet, Ecopneus provided the unit with a range of rubber matting
Two Days of Pre-Event Presentations for Queretaro Conference
The Queretaro 2019 Conference takes place on November 13th and 14th November 2019 in Mexico.
Tyre Recycling Sector to be Represented at RWM for the First Time
The RWM show at the NEC has grown from a small, niche event, to a large, all-encompassing waste industry exhibition.
Queensland Denies $5m Grant to Green Tyre Distillation
The denial of the Queensland Government of a $5, grant application from Green Tyre Distillation has put the future of the plant in jeopardy according to COO, Trevor Bayley.
Roadmender Offers Pelletised Rubber Modified Bitument for Road Repairs
UK company, Roadmender is offering a range of pelletised rubberised bitumen that can be used on site by adding to asphalt mixes at the point of use. Available in 20Kg bags the unique pelletised bitumen addresses issues over transporting wet pour asphalt from the plant to site, reducing waste and transport costs.
PragmatIC RFID Tags Could Give ELT Traceability
Traceability of tyres is a huge issue for the tyre recovery sector. When tyres end up in the wrong place, dumped or exported illegally, there is currently no traceability. RFID company PragmatIC presented to the TRA Forum their solution for legitimate recyclers.
Environment Agency Expects Changes to T8 and S2 Exemptions for Tyre Operations
At the TRA Forum on the 18th June, Howard Leberman from the Environment Agency announced that there was a very strong likelihood that existing T8 Exemptions on tyre processing would be removed, and the S2 Exemptions on tyre storage would almost certainly be tightened. By mid 2020.