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Michigan awards $1.2m in grants

Michigan State’s Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy has awarded more than $1.2 million in grants to 72 applicants.

Michigan Awards Grants to Boost Tyre Recycling

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) has awarded more than $1.2 million in grants to fund 72 community scrap tyre drop-off events and other tyre clean-ups across the state. Additionally, five grant projects will support the removal of old tyre piles at private properties.

Community events provide affordable, convenient, tyre recycling opportunities to residents, including the creation of year-long collection sites and roadside pickups, according to an EGLE news release. Recycled scrap tyres will be used in asphalt to pave roads, as mulch in gardens and playgrounds and in manufacturing processes.

About the author

Ewan has been editor of Retreading Business since 2006 and of Tyre & Rubber Recycling since the magazine was founded. During this period he has become an expert on the global tyre recycling sector. He has many years' experience as an automotive journalist including a period at Tyres & Accessories.

 

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