Industry Spotlight – October 2019

8th Scrap Tire Recycling Conference
December 4th – 5th, 2019
Greenville, South Carolina

The Scrap Tire Research and Education Foundation, Inc. (STREF), the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA), the South Carolina Department of Commerce and Michelin North America, Inc. are proud to host this premier, national market development and emerging trends conference for the scrap tire industry. The 8th Scrap Tire Recycling Conference will offer valuable opportunities for industry leaders, regulators and stakeholders to review key developments in scrap tire management.

Discover emerging trends to advance the circular economy and explore challenges and opportunities for existing and potential scrap tire markets like rubber modified asphalt, micronized rubber powder, tire-derived fuel, civil engineering markets, as well as the emerging markets such as pyrolysis and devulcanization.

This year’s conference is focused on expanding the dialogue about the circular economy and scrap tire management to a broader audience. Make your plans now to join hundreds of your colleagues in Greenville, SC, to discuss the future of scrap tire management.

For more information on the conference agenda, visit or email John Sheerin at [email protected]

Scrap Tire Work Group Meeting

In addition to the conference, the Scrap Tire Work Group will meet on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, to discuss the overall progress of state scrap tire markets and programs across the country. The state-run Scrap Tire Work Group includes representatives from government, trade organizations, scrap tire publications, consultants, academia and scrap tire recyclers.

For additional information regarding this work group meeting, contact Brian Gaboriau at [email protected] or John Sheerin at [email protected]