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The material recovery from scrap tyres in Germany has again increased, while thermal recycling continues to decline. 

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

University of Zambia School of Engineering, Lecturer and Researcher, Dr. Sam Sichilalu, has developed an innovation designed to generate fuel from polymer waste such as discarded tyres, plastic, and rubber

The most infamous use of tyres in parts of Africa has been “the necklace”, used to punish apartheid informers in South Africa. The tactic was not confined to South Africa, but thankfully it has become a memory and Africans are looking at more constructive uses for end of life tyres.

At the beginning of 2019, a new processing plant with 6,000 m² of factory space was put into operation at Hubert Eing Kunststoffverwertung GmbH at their site in Gescher.

The second Tyre Recycling Forum at The Tire Cologne, 9th – 12th June 2020, will be a two-day open conference with eight panels of key interest to the tyre recycling sector and the tyre and rubber market.

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.

Irish state-owned company Bord na Móna, lost almost €50 million in the 12 months to the end of March, figures published recently showed.

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