End-of-life Tyres

End-of-life Tyres

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Much has happened recently in the field of waste management and this has had a strong impact on the handling of used tyres. This report provides up-to-date data and comment about the progress in the UK, Europe and North America in the handling of the problem of used tyres once removed from vehicles. Legislation in Europe is concentrating the minds of authorities and operators alike, to provide sustainable solutions to the recovery and recycling of these tyres and to maximise the benefit from such activity.GreenMan closed the GEM-stock operation in January 1998, saying that when appropriate, the company would use third-party ... The ex-Cryopolymers facility proved a reliable source of crumb rubber but was closed at the end of 1998 after a bad fire damaged the operation. ... At Queen Creek, Arizona it consumes 25 kt/y of tyres mainly for production of 30 mesh crumb used in hoses and mud flapsanbsp;...

Title:End-of-life Tyres
Author:P. W. Dufton
Publisher:iSmithers Rapra Publishing - 2001-01-01


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