January 2021
In This Issue:

  • New Research Partnership
  • Bike Tube Dog Collars
  • Tire Recycling Glossary
  • Michelin Tires With RFID
  • Pyrolysis Group Formed
  • EU Rubber Infill Ban

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Michelin Invests in Enviro’s Technology

As part of the strategic partnership negotiations, Scandinavian Enviro Systems and Michelin Tire have agreed on the principle terms for establishing a first jointly owned recycling plant and a license agreement regulating the terms of use for Enviro’s recycling technology as well as subsequent compensation. The agreement is subject to the approval of Enviro’s owners […]

Australian Race Track Paved With Carbonphalt

The 1.35 mile race track at the Norwell Motorplex in Queensland Australia was recently paved with a new type of asphalt product made with carbon char derived from thermally treated scrap tires. The powdered carbon char used an ingredient in Carbonphalt consists of 75 per cent pure carbon and is made during a thermal treatment […]

New Type Synthetic Turf Field Paves Way For Sports Facilities

How can we make the synthetic turf pitch even more environmentally friendly?  This was the question raised by the Swedish municipality of Kalmar when it started construction of its new sports facility. Specifically, the planners focused on the discharge of rubber granulate. Thanks to a range of structural measures, it has been reduced to a […]

Ecolomondo Project Update

In its most recent financial report, Canadian clean tech company Ecolomondo said it has made considerable progress on the construction of its new Hawkesbury, Ontario, Canada Thermal Decomposition ( TDP ) turnkey facility. Construction of the building that will house the plant is about 90 percent complete and is on schedule for completion in early […]

Velorim Sets Up UK Bike Tire Recycling Service

New legislation making it illegal to scrap bike tires is set to come into place at the end of the year in the UK. Velorim has set out to help retailers and riders in disposing of their unwanted rubber. Velorim, is the cycle trade’s  National Bicycle Tyre Recycling Scheme for recycling and processing bicycle rubber. Under […]

TDA Stormwater Management System Installed At High School

Designing and implementing a safe stormwater infiltration system can be a challenge in limited spaces. That’s what contractors working on the expansion of the parking area at Paynesville Secondary School, in West-Central Minnesota faced. “The biggest factor was space,” Jeremy Mathiasen from Stantec Engineering said.  Mathiasen designed an underground stormwater infiltration gallery to be installed […]

ASCE Builds Green Infrastructure In Headquarters Parking Lot

Civil engineers demonstrate sustainable resilient measures including rubberized asphalt in new retrofit  The American Society of Civil Engineers Foundation unveiled a newly renovated ASCE Global Headquarters parking lot, which will serve as a green infrastructure demonstration project for the Northern Virginia region. It was renovated using low- impact development practices to reduce stormwater runoff and […]

Giving Back

New rubberized Porous Pave paths encircle the 9-11 Garden of Reflection Michigan-based Porous Pave is fortunate to be involved in many projects that have a positive impact on our communities and our nation, company owner Dave Ouwinga said. “Despite the challenges of 2020, we were privileged to be involved in two recent projects that honor […]

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Crumb Rubber

Crumb rubber is a versatile tire derived material that adds value to molded rubber products, playgrounds and sport safety surfaces, composites, automotive parts, tires and asphalt modifications.

Tire Derived Fuel

Tire-derived fuel is the largest U.S. scrap tire market. Industrial facilities including cement kilns, pulp and paper mills and electric utilities use tdf as supplemental fuel.

Tire Derived Aggregate

Tire derived aggregate is used as a construction material in many civil engineering applications including lightweight fill, thermal insulation, vibration attenuation, septic system trenches and drainage layers.

Rubberized Asphalt

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