Stawell’s 9 million tyre pile to disappear

Waste Tyre Recycling Plant

The new owner of Stawell’s nine million tyre stockpile, Used Tyre Recycling Corporation (UTRC), is keen to start the shredding process having just purchased a $250,000 tyre shredder. Dr Matthew Starr, CEO of UTRC, said they were working well with authorities such as the EPA, CFA, and Powercor, and have invested considerable resources to help … Read more Stawell’s 9 million tyre pile to disappear

Technology turns plastic into oil

Technology turns plastic into oil

Students and professors at University of North Carolina Wilmington have a small contraption that they believe can simultaneously solve environmental and economic issues by turning plastic, a pollutant, into oil, a commodity. Now, those involved with the project are working to convince local business leaders and government officials to implement the concept. The piece of … Read more Technology turns plastic into oil

Turning waste tires into energy

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Bangladesh is producing around 18,144,000 litres of industrial fuel per year, worth US$ 9,072,000 to substitute furnace oil or industrial diesel by adopting pyrolysis technology to recycle around 50,400 tons of hazardous waste tires. Besides, 75 per cent toxic chemical, such as, cyanide, carbon monoxide, sulphur dioxide and products of butadiene and styrene emission in … Read more Turning waste tires into energy

Gurgaon boy designs site to collect old tyres for proper disposal

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In an attempt to ensure that used tyres are disposed properly, a 16-year-old boy from the city has designed a website which will serve as an aggregator of such tyres. The web portal, Tyrlessly, created by Anubhav Wadhwa was launched this month. Anubhav is a student of Pathways World School, Aravali. Anubhav said the idea … Read more Gurgaon boy designs site to collect old tyres for proper disposal

Recycled plastics & plastic waste to oil – All you need to know!

Recycled plastics & plastic waste to oil - All you need to know!

Economic growth and change in consumption and production pattern resulted into increase of plastic waste which leads to remarkable impact on environment. Plastic now have become a crucial material and the demand of this is increasing because of its durability, low cost, and diverse applications in industries and households. Growing amount of solid waste globally … Read more Recycled plastics & plastic waste to oil – All you need to know!

Tyre recycling shows benefits of circular economy

Tyre recycling shows benefits of circular economy

THE world faces many major challenges including climate change, slow economic growth and a disproportionate reliance on mineral resources. It is becoming increasingly accepted that adopting the circular economy model could provide answers for many of these problems. US President Barack Obama’s administration reported in June that the failure to act on climate change could … Read more Tyre recycling shows benefits of circular economy

World First: Tire Recycling Yields Steel, Diesel, Carbon

Gurgaon boy designs site to collect old tyres for proper disposal

PERTH, Western Australia, March 31, 2016 (ENS) – Tytec Recycling, a new company based in Perth, announced Wednesday that it would open the world’s first environmentally-friendly off the road tire recycling operation this year. The facility will employ a new Edison Award-winning technology to make high-quality marketable steel, diesel oil and carbon out of the … Read more World First: Tire Recycling Yields Steel, Diesel, Carbon

Enval’s pyrolysis technology highlighted in plastics report

Enval’s pyrolysis technology highlighted in plastics report

The recently released Ellen MacArthur report singled out Enval’s microwave induced pyrolysis technology as a way to recycle plastic and aluminium while achieving energy savings as part of the circular economy. The foundation is named after Dame Ellen MacArthur, record-breaking sailor, and was established to accelerate the transition to a circular economy by influencing business, … Read more Enval’s pyrolysis technology highlighted in plastics report

Tire pyrolysis plant ‘good fit’ for Plainview

Tire pyrolysis plant ‘good fit’ for Plainview

A proposed tire pyrolysis plant operated by Neo Waste of Corpus Christi is “a viable project that would be a really good fit for Plainview and Hale County,” according to Mike Fox, executive director of the Plainview-Hale County Economic Development Corporation. On Friday, two company representatives, Vice President Gil Bartee and Sales Manager Tony Altemus, … Read more Tire pyrolysis plant ‘good fit’ for Plainview