Tyrecycle rips tyre issues to shreds

Tyrecycle CEO Jim Fairweather with team members at the Somerton tyre recycling plant
With new partnerships in place and market growth on the horizon, Tyrecycle CEO Jim Fairweather talks about the company’s direction and his aspirations for the tyre recycling sector.

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Explosive potential for tyre crumb

Blew Chip International's mobile explosive mixer for Mohrpower
A Queensland tyre recycler and a research scientist secured Tyre Stewardship Australia funding to scale up their approach to use crumb rubber in explosives for mine, quarry and construction projects, which has just hit the market.

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ACT’s smart program boosts business recycling

From training for cleaners to awards recognition, the ACT Government’s Actsmart Business Recycling program is making 
a big impact on the territory’s sustainability performance. Organisations from across Australia are now being invited to use Actsmart’s tools to improve their recycling rates.

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Telstra leading the way in e-waste product stewardship

Telstra e-waste reuse and recycling strategy went live in November 2016
Telstra’s new electronics reuse and recycling strategy demonstrates that it is holding itself to account and going beyond mobile devices to e-waste with its voluntary product stewardship activities.

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When size matters: waste management in East Gippsland

One of East Gippsland Shire Council's waste innovations - an 8 cubic metre split waste and recycling trailer bin
Since adopting a new waste strategy in late 2014, East Gippsland Shire Council has ticked off many of its objectives and won awards along the way, with ‘doing more with less’ its mantra.

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Metro Skips growing through going the extra mile

Metro Skips uses UD Trucks in its fleet
Running a fuel-efficient, reliable and smart fleet with optimal dealer support is integral to helping a waste collections business flourish. For Queensland-based Metro Skips, its experience with UD Trucks has exceeded these expectations.

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An American success story: tackling scrap tyre stockpiles

Professor Dana Humphrey talks about the use of tyre derived aggregate in civil projects, helping tackle scrap tyre stockpiles
As its national initiatives have seen scrap tyre stockpiles cut by 93 per cent over the past 20 years, could Australia learn lessons from the United States in managing and recycling scrap tyres?

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