May 2021
In This Issue:

  • Sustainable Roofs
  • New Average Scrap Tire Weight
  • Carlyle Sells Liberty To ECP
  • Stylish Bags
  • Sunflower Rubber Research
  • UK Approval For Rubber Asphalt

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Tire Pyrolysis Gas Powers Cryptocurrency Mine

Thermal Demanufacturing creates energy which is used in Franklinton NC server farm North Carolina-based Product Recovery Technology International (PRTI), processes scrap tires at its site in Franklinton north of Raleigh, to create oil, syngas, carbon char, and steel. It is then using the gas to generate electricity to power bitcoin mining in its on-site office. […]

UK Company Tarmac Gets Approval for Rubber Asphalt

Tarmac, a construction materials and road contracting firm based in Solihull, England has secured industry approval for use of its rubber modified asphalt on the road network. The firm says its ULTIPAVE R, which incorporates recycled rubber from end-of-life tires, is the first thin surfacing system of its kind to receive British Board of Agrément […]

TIA Environmental Council Updates Average Scrap Tire Weight

Increased size of passenger tires and use of larger heavier tires on SUVs and other passenger vehicles prompted the need for an updated scrap tire weight After conducting a field study of scrap tires in the U.S., the Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) of the Tire Industry Association (TIA) has updated the average weight for passenger […]

Sustainable Roofs

Oregon-based Malarkey Roofing Products continues to incorporate new technologies, products and practices designed for sustainability Roofing innovations have been a driving force at Oregon-based Malarkey Roofing Products for more than sixty years. From its first roofing system built with saturated felt rolls to today’s highly engineered roofs, Malarkey has advanced modern roofing materials by engineering […]

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 […]

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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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