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Weibold Academy: Global end-of-life tire management

Weibold Academy: Global end-of-life tire management

Academy

July 31, 2022

Environmental and social awareness is becoming the key element of the sustainable tire industry. End-of-life tires (ELTs) are one of the most abundant as well as the most attractive waste from an economic point of view. More than 30 million tons ELTs are generated worldwide annually (WBCSD, 2019) and this waste stream is growing dynamically.

Weibold spoke at Circular Economy in Tyre and Rubber Recycling Industry Conference in India, July 15

Weibold spoke at Circular Economy in Tyre and Rubber Recycling Industry Conference in India, July 15

Events

July 27, 2022

On July 15, 2022 Robert Weibold, a tire recycling and pyrolysis consultant from Vienna, Austria, was invited to speak at the National Policy Conference on Circular Economy in Tyre and Rubber Recycling Industry in India. The topic Mr. Weibold's presented was called "European Management of End-of-Life Tires: Management Systems, Status Quo, Trends, Reaching Circularity."

BASF on the journey towards sustainable future with plastics and rubber

BASF on the journey towards sustainable future with plastics and rubber

Innovations

July 27, 2022

In its recent press release, BASF announced it would join the K 2022 trade fair in October 2022 and present its ‘Plastic Journey’ (MAKE – USE – RECYCLE) aimed at a more sustainable plastics (and rubber) economy. Noteworthy, BASF's focus goes beyond plastics and touches other materials, including the topic of end-of-life tires.

Proyección Futura exports its environmental innovation services

Proyección Futura exports its environmental innovation services

sustainability

July 27, 2022

According to the recent Forbs press release, Proyección Futura’s environmental services have been in the Ecuadorian market for 16 years and since the beginning of 2022 it has had operations in Bogotá, Colombia. In 2021, it invoiced close to US$700,000 and this year its partners are confident of reaching one million dollars. The company is already developing a plan to manage wood waste.

Rosehill Rail makes rail tracks safer with recycled tire rubber

Rosehill Rail makes rail tracks safer with recycled tire rubber

Innovations

July 27, 2022

Rosehill Rail, a British manufacturer of railroad accessories and spares from recycled tire rubber, tells how its products help create a safer environment at a new train station in London. "Cricklewood sidings in North London — built to service the new Brent Cross West Station due to open in December — have capacity for up to 24 trains and features our Interlocking and Baseplate Crossing Systems alongside Rubber Edge Beams and Anti-Trespass Panels," – Rosehill's LinkedIn channel reports.

Birla Carbon creates a unique virtual experience for carbon black customers

Birla Carbon creates a unique virtual experience for carbon black customers

Carbon Black

July 26, 2022

Birla Carbon, one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of high-quality carbon black solutions, has announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind carbon black virtual showroom that provides a Virtual Reality experience, showcasing the value and diverse usage of carbon black through the lens of a Virtual Car. The virtual showroom can be accessed using the URL – https://www.digitalshowroom.birlacarbon.com/

TSA invites to join ecologiQ Greener Infrastructure Conference on 6-7 September 2022 in Melbourne

TSA invites to join ecologiQ Greener Infrastructure Conference on 6-7 September 2022 in Melbourne

Events

July 25, 2022

Tyre Stewardship Australia (TSA) invites tire recycling industry stakeholders to join the ecologiQ Greener Infrastructure Conference on 6-7 September 2022 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Tyre Stewardship Australia says the ecologiQ will serve as a platform where the industry comes together to drive circular change in transport infrastructure. According to TSA, the two-day conference will deliver an unrivalled program featuring diverse industry leaders, a dynamic trade hall full of suppliers of recycled and reused products, networking events and site tours.

PacLease helps Liberty Tire Recycling collect 190 million end-of-life tires

PacLease helps Liberty Tire Recycling collect 190 million end-of-life tires

sustainability

July 24, 2022

In order to benefit from the most recent technology available to the trucking industry, Liberty Tire Recycling decided to switch from short-term leasing to full-service leasing and teamed with PacLease. By recycling more than 190 million tires annually, Liberty Tire reclaims approximately 3 billion pounds of rubber each year. Liberty Tire's recycled rubber is utilized to make creative, environmentally friendly goods including playground and landscape equipment that are offered at more than 15,000 retail establishments across North America.

Ambipar buys Blue Ambiental assets to expand circular economy

Ambipar buys Blue Ambiental assets to expand circular economy

general

July 23, 2022

Ambipar announced the acquisition of the assets and industrial waste management contracts of Blue Ambiental. Blue Ambiental is a tire, and waste rubber processor, part of the tyre industry reverse logistics, which operates in the Ceará market and which, in the last 12 months, processed more than 4,500 tons of tires and rubber.