Tyrexpo Africa to Cover Multitude of Tire-Related Topics

More than 3,000 policy makers, tire manufacturers, OEMs, distributors, dealers and retailers will discuss opportunities, exchange knowledge, and discover solutions on tire-related matters, including tire recycling, at the upcoming Tirexpo Africa show.

Within its first year of operation Continental's plant in Sumter, S.C. has achieved 'zero landfill' status. At the plant 1.5 million pounds of waste is recycled or converted into energy.

Continental's Sumter plant achieves zero waste

The topic of sustainability is a high priority for Continental Tire the Americas LLC, and the company's newest tire production facility in Sumter, S.C. is an example of that. The Sumter facility recently attained status as a “zero landfill” plant in its first year of production.


Sears honors BADA for recycling program

Hennessy Industries Inc. announced that its BADA wheel weight division has been honored with the 2014 Partners in Transformation Award from Sears Holdings Corp. for its implementation of a closed-loop recycling program.


Del-Nat cleans up in Memphis

Del-Nat Tire Corp. helped save the equivalent of 221 trees, 55 cubic yards of landfill space and 91,000 gallons of water through the recycle program of office and warehouse waste at its facility in South Memphis, Tenn., in 2012.

Model OFC4 produces 18 tons (36,000 lbs) of crushing force with a required 120 psi.

Herkules markets new oil filter crusher

Herkules Equipment Corp.'s new Oil Filter Crusher is desiged to crush multiple filters at once or one large 20-inch filter. The result is an 80% reduction in size -- and a 98% oil extraction rate.


TIA completes schedule for green symposium

The first Tire Industry Association (TIA) Environmental Symposium, to be held Sept. 30 through Oct. 2, 2010, at the Ocean City Convention Center in Ocean City, Md., is more than a symposium.


Rubberized asphalt gets its due in Boston

On Monday, Aug. 16, Liberty Tire Recycling is taking attendees out of the exhibit hall and into the field at the 2010 APWA International Public Works Congress & Exposition.

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