Tyre Protocol Set To Clarify End Of Waste Status

The updated Tyre-Derived Rubber Materials (TDRM) protocol, unveiled by the Tyre Recycling Association (TRA), will accompany the existing PAS 107:12 specification covering the manufacture and storage of size-reduced tyre-derived materials. The TDRM protocol applies only to tyre recyclers that are manufacturing and storing size-reduced tyre-derived materials – and provides additional information on off-site storage guidance … Read more

Car Tires Recycled into More Efficient Anodes for Batteries

Discarded rubber tires may soon find a new use. A team of researchers from the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have come up with a method of harvesting the carbon black from them, which can then be used to create anodes for lithium-ion batteries that provide power to plug-in electric vehicles and … Read more

Find Out Possibility of Recycling Waste Tyres: NGT to DPCC

Expressing concern over burning of tyres and plastics at Gokalpur scrap market here, the National Green Tribunal has directed Delhi Pollution Control Committee to find out the possibility of recycling the waste tyre materials, which are being discarded by the shop owners, for purposes of energy production. tire pyrolysisplantA bench, headed by Justice P Jyothimani, … Read more

New law in NLR seeks to dispose of used tires

Reducing the number of discarded tires found in ditches and vacant lots in North Little Rock is the aim of a new city law that will take effect Aug. 1, city officials said last week. The North Little Rock City Council’s approval of the ordinance Monday establishes regulations for the proper storage and disposal of … Read more