The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC) announced that its preeminent biennial Rubber Recycling Symposium will take place October 4-5 at the Lord Nelson Hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

TRAC with the Symposium’s Host Sponsor Divert NS, and partner U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) cordially invite professionals and companies involved in tire manufacturing, rubber recycling, manufacturing of products from recycled rubber, end-of-life tire stewardship organizations, governments, and equipment manufacturers to participate in what had become one of the largest events of its kind.

The event draws an international audience of hundreds of key industry players and creates a meeting place where industry leaders can participate in thought-provoking panels and ample networking opportunities, while working toward the cooperative development of an environmentally sustainable industry.

Symposium Topics

This year’s event will focus on shedding light on both the exciting developments and the challenging issues in sustainable tire production, and end-of-life (ELT) tire management and market development. Speaker sessions will focus on topics such as:

  • Global legislative challenges to ELT management,
  • Tire manufacturers’ drive to sustainability,
  • Emerging technologies and challenges in tire and rubber recycling,
  • Extended Producer Responsibility models across Canada,
  • Rubber Modified Asphalt, Tire Derived Aggregate, and other material recovery applications,
  • CEO Panel, and more.


Speaking opportunities are still available and proposals should be sent to

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Symposium is one of the world’s largest events focused on sustainability and end-of-life tire management and offers businesses a unique opportunity to promote their brand through sponsorship or exhibits. Sponsorship and exhibitor details will be made available shortly.


The complete agenda including speakers and topics will be issued later this month. Should you have questions regarding the event, please contact Michal Majernik,

About the Rubber Recycling Symposium

The biennial Rubber Recycling Symposium is one of the largest events of its kind in the world and draws hundreds of industry professionals. With thought-provoking panels and ample networking opportunities, the event provides a hub where industry leaders can interact and work toward cooperative development of environmentally and fiscally sustainable rubber recycling industry.

The Symposium brings together key industry players, international experts, and industry professionals that include tire and rubber manufacturers, stewardship organizations, government, rubber recyclers, equipment manufacturers, and the academic sector. This event offers a unique opportunity to explore the varied approaches to rubber recycling and sustainability, and to compare successes and opportunities in meeting and exceeding industry’s sustainability goals.

About TRAC:

The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada is the national trade association representing tire makers, rubber products manufacturers and importers as well as rubber recyclers and suppliers of goods and services related to the industry. TRAC helps shape public policy that supports tire and rubber industry innovation, performance, safety, and sustainability including end-of-life tire management.

Press release by TRAC.