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As if to compound issues in India, Chinese reclaim rubber manufacturer s are now targeting the Indian market. Reclaim rubber is being used as a key raw material in the manufacturing of tyre/tubes and China based reclaim rubber producers are looking at filling the demand and supply gap in India.

Chinese roadbuilders are working to pave a 2.5-km stretch of road with rubberised asphalt made from used tyres in a development area in southern Beijing, which boasts the largest application of the recycled material in Asia.

Klean Industries Inc., has announced the signing of a non-binding Letter of Intent to supply equipment for another five rCB upgrading projects in India, which will bring the total number of built facilities to eight in just India alone over the past two years. 

The development of the pyrolysis project extends the interests of the group and see it becoming involved in an operation that will gradually contribute to the goals of Chile’s Law 20.920 Extended Producer Responsibility and Recycling Promotion (REP).

Australian tyre recycler Green Distillation Technologies, which has developed world- first technology that turns old tyres into oil, carbon and steel, has signed an agreement worth up to $50 million.

Pyrolysis is coming of age as a process for the treatment of waste. The recent RWM event at the NEC saw some 13 or pyrolysis operations presenting at the show.

The UK’s Tyre Recovery Association welcomes the call by Indian campaigning body Social Action and Environment Group (SAPE) to ban dangerous forms of tyre reprocessing in India.

Tyres form basis of tyre garden at UK school

India’s National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board to regulate the import of waste tyres, which are used in pyrolysis industry, to prevent India from becoming a dumping ground.

Gambians awaken to the environmental exploitation in their country

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