After 60 years of rubberised asphalt and some 30 years after the first 1km test stretch of highway in England was laid with rubberised asphalt, Highways England is to explore improving the road surfaces by adding… Graphene.
Johor Govt to be Named in Litigation Over Sg Kim Kim Pollution
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.
Bureau of International Recycling Appoint Tyre Chairman
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.
Harvard Graduate Creates Luxury Furniture from Old Tyre Rubber
We are all used to the usual images of furniture made from tyres, usually in some backstreet in a “developing” nation. But, it need not always be the gaudily painted tyres wrapped in sisal. New York City-based designer company Slash Objects, has taken a different tack on using recycled rubber materials, blending them with granite and brass to create some stunning pieces that could grace any designer home.
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.
Joint Spanish Operation for Annual Square Metre Clean-Up
The Tire Manufacturers Commission in Spain, has collaborated with Signus and the Network of Marine Rangers in the initiative "1 square metre by nature".
Enviro and Windspace Apply for Permissions for Danish Plant
Windspace and Enviro’s plant project in Denmark is now entering the next phase – the company Elysium Nordicm, which will be a joint venture, has applied for a building permit and environmental approval at Nyborg municipality.
IFAT Delhi Grows the Messe München Portfolio of Environmental Events
In the wake of the success of IFAT Expo China in Shanghai, Messe München has announced a new venture.
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