April 2021
In This Issue:

  • Michigan Grants Update
  • Top Kentucky Market
  • Renegade Rumble Strip
  • Recycled Rubber Textile
  • Recircle Award Winners
  • Schroom Steppers

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Crumb Rubber Tops Kentucky’s 2020 Tire Recycling Market

Despite the onset of the pandemic in 2020, Kentucky’s recycling rate maintained 2019 levels, while its major tire recycling markets increased slightly, according to the state’s latest Waste Tire Report. The statewide recycling rate for tires was 76.3 percent for 2020 compared to 76.6 percent for 2019, placing Kentucky slightly above the 75.8 percent U.S. […]

Tire Derived Aggregate (TDA) Makes Road Usable Again

When a new highway came through Minnesota’s Kroschel Township, more than 40 years ago, its main road 370th Avenue, built in 1908 connecting Finlayson, MN to Highway 65, suddenly became a minimum-maintenance road. Over time, sections of the road were worked on making it more usable as a trail, for walking and all-terrain vehicle use. […]

Tyromer Builds Pilot Plant In The Netherlands

Canada-based Tyromer is building a pilot factory in Arnhem to bring its circular rubber products to the European market. Founded at Canada’s University of Waterloo, Tyromer uses devulcanization technology to process scrap tire rubber. The production process requires fewer natural rubbers and fossil fuels. It also saves an additional 94 percent of energy compared to […]

Rubberosion – Solutions Minded, Forward Focused

Colorado-based Rubberosion (RE) is gearing up for the spring 2021 by introducing new and dynamic products The Renegade Rumble strip is already needed on jobsites this wet and muddy spring, while newly launched CORE rubber mulch can beautify or spruce up any landscape or playground. The Renegade Rumble Strip is a new and inventive erosion […]

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Hits milestone… one million tires!

Since its inception in 1990, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and its affiliates and partners have properly disposed of over one-million scrap tires. The tires were collected from Pennsylvania’s roads, waterways, parks, trails and remote areas during locally coordinated cleanups or collected at one-day recycling events and permanent drop-off locations. “Reaching this significant milestone took three decades […]

KBI Forms New Sustainable Divisions

K.B. Industries, Inc (KBI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Atlantic Wind & Solar, Inc., has announced the formation of its new Sustainable Divisions to increase the beneficial use of waste and scrap materials in sustainable products and applications. Clearwater, Florida-based KBI developed and manufactures Flexi-Pave flexible porous paving using a mix of recycled tire rubber granules, […]

Barclay Roto-Shred Has New Owners

Manufacturing moves to Ohio but Barclay name remains The Biehn Family, Ohio-based investors in multiple industrial companies, has acquired Barclay Roto-Shred, Inc., a Stockton, California based OEM tire shredder manufacturer. Barclay Roto-Shred will operate under the name Barclay Roto-Shred, LLC, the companies said. CEO Chuck Biehn said the company has worked with Barclay Roto-Shred and […]

EnviroRail Changes Future of Railroad Maintenance with Mechanical Concrete®

Partnership of experience and innovation is sure to be a game-changer for sustainable green railroad construction Omaha, Nebraska-based railroad services contractor EnviroRail recently took the first step in changing the future of railroad-maintenance construction by licensing Mechanical Concrete®, a concentrated aggregate confinement technology that rebuilds the railroad foundation. Most road foundations, including railroad foundations, are […]

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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.

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