April 26, 2022
Request for Proposal: Sourcing End-of-Life Tire Recycling Services
eTracks Tire Management Systems will be issuing a Request for Proposal (“RFP”) related to the recycling of end-of-life tires to qualified, north American service providers. The RFP supports eTracks as a Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO) under Ontario’s Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act (“RRCEA”) and the Tires Regulation (Reg 225/18). The RFP covers a four-year period beginning in 2023.
The RFP will be available on May 16, 2022 and will contain:
RFP process and timelines (eg. bidder question submittals, bidder meeting, deadlines, submittal process)
Service Provider (bidder) requirements
Supporting documents (regulations, form of contract, pricing templates)
Scope of services to be provided (receipt of tires, or pre-processed materials, “processing” of scrap tires, reporting requirements to eTracks, etc.)
Details of acceptable recycling methods (eg. crumbing with end-market proof, retreading, reuse, tire derived aggregate, rubber modified asphalt, blasting mats, etc...
January 12, 2022
eTracks Launches the Sustainable Recovery Platform (eSRP) January 2022
eTracks Tire Management Systems launched its Sustainable Recovery Platform (eSRP) to over 6,500 Ontario tire collection sites, 100 service providers and over 50 producers. As a not-for-profit organization, eTracks provides Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO) services to the Ontario tire manufacturing industry by managing their end-of-life tire recycling obligations under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act (RRCEA). eSRP’s development was spurred by the need for better data and insights into where, how and what becomes of recyclable materials put into market, and how much of that material is made into new products. eSRP will help to improve the way Producers and PROs are able to manage recyclable materials and regulatory compliance; and drive a more sustainable, circular economy.
Read more about this in the Press Release
July 18, 2021
Steve Meldrum, CEO, talks about EPR and IPR in 2021, Read More…
During the global pandemic, there was a brief reprieve for the environment as a result of reduced economic activity during 2020, which highlighted just how much of an impact our collective actions can have on the planet. But during a summer of record temperatures across Canada and the United States, and with atmospheric CO2 emissions at their highest recorded level, it is clear that industries need to work together to reduce our carbon footprint. One way to do this is by increasing efforts to develop a more circular economy.
Read more: Recycling Product News article