Eighths Biennial Scrap Tire Conference organized by the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) and Scrap Tire Research and Education Foundation (STREF) will take place on December 4-5, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Greenville, South Carolina.

The event will pay special attention to the subject of sustainability and circular economy, and will discuss how scrap tire market can carry out sustainable practices. During the conference, the participants who are involved in tire recycling industry will get a chance to take part in discussions dedicated to the new trends in circular economy practices, what challenges and opportunities may emerge on the scrap tire market. The presenters will talk about rubber modified asphalt, tire-derived fuel, as well as tire pyrolysis and devulcanization.

Commenting on the upcoming event, Director of End of Life Tire Programs of USTMA noted that, in two years’ time, a lot of changes have taken place, and the conference will become a perfect place where these transformations will be addressed. Moreover, he said that attendees will get an incredible opportunity to network, as South Carolina is the current center of the tire manufacturing industry, thus, people will meet a lot of representatives of the sector and learn more about existing and emerging trends.

In addition, visitors will discuss scrap tire management practices, as the United States has been truly successful in it, according to Anne Forristall Luke, President and CEO of USTMA. She also stated that she anticipated the proportional growth of markets for waste tire products.

To find more information and to register for the December conference, visit www.stref.org.

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