Australian tire recycler plans to expand into the European market

Australian tire recycler Green Distillation Technologies, developer of the world-first technology that turns end of life tyres (ELTs) into high value, refinery-ready oil, carbon and steel, believes it can now expand into the European Market.

GDT Chief Operating Officer Trevor Bayley said that the recent statement by Faziler Cinaraip at the webinar organized by the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) who said that only 42 percent of the 12 million tonnes of ELTs generated in Europe each year are recycled, had heightened their interest.

“We are working hard to bring our first two Australian processing facilities in Warren in Western …

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“Green” recyclable rubber gives new life to single-use building materials

Australian scientists have created a new kind of rubber polymer that could make for more sustainable building materials. This versatile new material can be used on its own like regular rubber, or mixed with filler materials to create brand new composites. Then when the useful life of the product is over, the material can be recycled in an almost endless loop. The rubber polymer is made of sulfur and canola oil, and it has a unique chemical structure.

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Partnership to aid rollout of Black Bear carbon black recovery technology

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MMEC Mannesmann GmbH (MMEC), a global leader in engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) and Black Bear, the Dutch tyre to carbon black upcycling company, today announced a strategic partnership to accelerate the rollout of Black Bear’s technology to produce recovered Carbon Black (rCB) from end-of-life tyres.

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Key milestone achieved in transition of tire recycling program

The Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority, working with the tire industry, achieved a key milestone in the transition of Ontario’s tire recycling program. Approximately 34 million tires representing 93% of tires reported to Ontario Tire Stewardship (OTS) between 2014 and 2016 were reported to the Authority by the August 31 deadline.

“This is an important achievement in transitioning the Used Tires Program to individual producer responsibility under the new Tires Regulation,” said Patrick Moran, the Authority’s Registrar. …

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Program for 2018 Rubber Recycling Symposium Is Now Available

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We have finalized the program and speaker lineup for the upcoming Rubber Recycling Symposium which will once again bring together international experts and professionals from the tire and rubber manufacturing sectors and rubber recycling industry, including:

  • Major tire producers,
  • Leading research and technology enterprises,
  • Stewardship organizations,
  • Recycling agencies,
  • Government representatives,
  • ELT processors and other industry leaders.

This year’s Symposium offers a lineup of more than 20 executive speakers who will share their expertise and provide new insights into global trends and legislative initiatives with special attention on regulatory initiatives that promote tire recycling markets; updates on sustainable tire manufacturing, Tire Industry Project (under the banner of the World Business Council on Sustainable Development), market overview for tire-derived fuel, sports infill, and rubberized asphalt, and focus on transition to individual producer responsibility with focus on Ontario, Canada.

 

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European nations recycling 94% of used tires

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BRUSSELS — European nations are collecting and treating 94 percent of the used tires they generate, according to the latest figures from the European Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers’ Association.

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DGAP-News: Pyrolyx AG

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Based on the resolution passed by the AGM on October 15, 2015, the Management Board of Pyrolyx AG is authorized to increase the company’s share capital on one or more occasions by October 14, 2020 with the approval of the Supervisory Board by a total of up to EUR1,403,102 by issuing up to 1,403,102 new no-par-value bearer shares in exchange for cash or contributions in kind.

The Pyrolyx Group’s eco-friendly technology provides an answer to the problem of how to dispose of and recycle the world’s growing volume of disused tires. Compared to the conventional production of carbon black, the Pyrolyx method enables CO2 emissions to be reduced by up to 2.5 tonnes per tonne of rCB. Pyrolyx AG’s manufacturing operations for the tire industry take place within a closed recycling loop. Byproducts arising during production are reused either as fuel in the manufacturing process or to make other products, ensuring that nothing goes to waste.

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