The renowned in the tire recycling industry British magazine Tyre & Rubber Recycling, its Chief Editor Ewan Scott and a publisher David Wilson, run a podcast exposing interesting topics and announcing updates to the tire recycling and pyrolysis industries. In the Tyre Recycling Podcast, Ewan Scott and David Wilson interview key players from the tire recycling and pyrolysis industry from around the world. Make sure to subscribe for Tyre & Rubber Recycling magazine to receive updates about its interviews!

Episode 60 of the Tyre Recycling Podcast features renowned tyre recycling and retreading consultant and President and CEO at DK Enterprises, Denise Kennedy. This time, David Wilson meets with Denise Kennedy at the Las Vegas OTR Tire Conference to get an overview of the US tyre recycling and retreading sector. Topics range from the establishment of the Tire Industry Foundation to Calcycle grants via retreading.

Denise Kennedy, President and CEO at DK Enterprises. | Video by Tyre & Rubber Recycling magazine.

Interview chapters:

  • 00:12 – Introduction
  • 00:40 – David Wilson and Denise Kennedy Intro
  • 01:25 – Tyre management in California
  • 02:12 – Calcycle Grants
  • 02:44 – Discussing ongoing projects
  • 03:50 – Retread contract
  • 04:46 – Key challenges
  • 05:29 – Environmental challenges growing
  • 05:38 – Recycling of OTR tyres
  • 06:30 – OTR devulcanisation
  • 07:05 – Mining tyres are a perfect source
  • 07:33 – Retreading in the circular economy
  • 08:12 – Critical that we support retreading
  • 08:59 – Sponsor – Eagle International
  • 11:03 – Tire Recycling Foundation
  • 12:57 – Need help on legislative issues
  • 13:51 – Summary

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