Waste & Recycling


  • Ontarians in the dark about tire recycling

    September 9, 2020 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    OAKVILLE – Only a third (37 percent) of Ontarians know that tires are recycled in this province. Nearly half (49 per cent) of Ontarians do not know whether they’re recycled or thrown into landfills, and a surprising 14 per cent

  • eTracks celebrates first year under IPR

    August 20, 2020 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    OAKVILLE, Ontario –To celebrate its first year under Ontario’s new end-of-life tire regulation and Individual Producer Responsibility (IPR) model, eTracks Tire Management Systems announced several Awards of Excellence in appreciation of its suppliers’ invaluable help in achieving a seamless transition

  • RPRA seeks feedback on fees

    June 30, 2020 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    The Ontario Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority (RPRA) is consulting on its proposed 2020 Registry fees for tires, batteries and electronics. These are fees that registrants pay to the authority to cover its costs related to building and operating the

  • Feature Tires

    Making cement with tires

    June 17, 2020 by Emily Atkins

    Custom-designed technology allows cement manufacturer to efficiently fuel its kiln with waste tires

  • Liberty Tire Recycling buys Lakin Tire

    March 17, 2020 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    PITTSBURGH – Liberty Tire Recycling has acquired Lakin Tire, with support from its majority equity sponsor The Carlyle Group. Lakin, headquartered in Santa Fe Springs, California, and with operations focused throughout the Western United States and the Northeast, is one

  • A new recycling technique breaks down old tires into reusable materials

    February 28, 2020 by Michael A. Brook, Professor, McMaster University

    Researchers at McMaster University have discovered an efficient and mild process that uses silicone chemistry to break the sulfur-to-sulfur bonds that hold tires together

  • McMaster researchers make tire recycling breakthrough

    January 15, 2020 by Michelle Donovan

    HAMILTON, Ontario – A team of chemists at McMaster University has discovered an innovative way to break down and dissolve the rubber used in automobile tires, a process which could lead to new recycling methods that have so far proven

  • Product Recycling Tires

    Additive improves rubber for recycling

    July 3, 2019 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    Evonik’s Vestenamer process additive allows waste rubber to be efficiently processed into a tough material used again in a variety of applications such as road construction, sports or playgrounds. Every year, a waste volume of some 19.3 million tonnes of

  • Ecolomondo building in Hawkesbury, Ontario

    July 20, 2018 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    MONTREAL – Ecolomondo Corporation has completed the purchase of the site to build its latest Thermal Decomposition (TDP) facility to be built on Tessier street in the Town of Hawkesbury, Ontario. Further to an Agreement of Purchase and Sale completed

  • Swedish firm to build tire recycling plant in Canada

    March 6, 2018 by SWR Staff

    Scandinavian Enviro Systems A.B. has signed an agreement with Saskatchewan-based ArticCan Energy Services Inc. to establish a tire recycling plant in Canada. While a precise location has yet to be revealed, the agreement is valid for a period of 18 months and applies