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The date has been set for the 4th edition of the annual SMG Seminar on the 5th February 2020

The International Rubber Study Group (IRSG) and the Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber (GPSNR) have agreed to build cooperation by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU).

Kal Tire, the mining tyre specialist, has long been working on plans to recycle OTR tyres in Chile.

Querétaro 2019 has confirmed the presence of, SIGNUS, Director General,Gabriel Leal Serrano at the conference

The US Environmental Protection Agency has issued the first of a two part characterisation of crumb rubber used in artificial turf.

Environment Minister Sergio Costa was present in Caserta when the city’s first full size artificial turf pitch was opened for use.

The ECHA consultation on microplastics looked like the end of tyre granulate infill by default. The focus of the ECHA consultation was the addition of microplastics to cosmetics, cleaners and fertilisers.

The Krishna district administration officials recently raided the industrial area in Jaggayyapeta and issued notices to four chemical factories for allegedly polluting the environment by burning scrap tyres.

The Sg Kim Kim incident has led to legal action being taken by Counsel representing some 160 victims of the pollution linked to an illegal tyre pyrolysis operation. 

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.

 

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