Skip to main content

What will the circular economy bring for tyre recycling?

Europe – The European Tyre Recycling Association (ETRA) will hold its 24th conference on March 22-24 2017 at the NH Hotel du Grand Sablon in Brussels. The conference, entitled ‘Defining the Circular Economy for Tyre Recycling’ will focus on industry-to-industry, business-to-business opportunities leading to what ETRA describes as ‘durable market growth’.

The tyre recycling industry is ‘facing a number of challenges in the drive towards taking its place in the circular economy’, says ETRA. The conference will focus on exploring these challenges and identify possible solutions/opportunities for recyclers, especially in terms of material options, potential end-users and expanded markets.

The event in the Belgian capital will feature discussions on producer responsibility and eco-design, as well as technical rubber and polymer compounds using end-of-life tyre materials. Also to be examined will be opportunities for use of tyre-derived materials in road construction and expanding markets in urban construction.

Technologies and products will be presented along with the standards for evaluating their characteristics. There will also be a matchmaking event aimed at bringing together companies for future collaborations.

Don't hesitate to contact us to share your input and ideas. Subscribe to the magazine or (free) newsletter.

You might find this interesting too

Investors pump millions into Belgian tyre hub
Powering the tyre recycling evolution with Hägglunds
Used tyres debate: action needed now not tomorrow

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Subscribe now and get a full year for just €169 (normal rate is €225) Subscribe