November 11, 2020
eTracks in the evening news
eTracks CEO, Steve Meldrum was interviewed on CP24 to discuss the implementation of new tire recycling regulations in Ontario and eTracks’ role as a Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO).
September 07, 2020
New survey aims to dispel myths and misinformation about Ontario’s tire recycling program
Results show most Ontarians agree purchasing recycled products helps combat climate change: eTracks
Oakville, ON – September 9, 2020 – A recently released survey conducted by eTracks Tire Management Systems — a company that works on behalf of tire producers to meet their regulatory obligations of recycling tires — is looking to dispel the myths and misinformation about the tire recycling industry, and with good cause: the survey revealed that only one third (37 per cent) of Ontarians know that, in Ontario, tires are recycled.
Nearly half (49 per cent) of Ontarians do not know whether they’re recycled or thrown into landfills, and a surprising 14 per cent of residents – a whopping 1.5 million adults in Ontario – do not believe tires are recycled at all. In reality, tire manufacturers and automakers are responsible for recycling every tire they sell in Ontario, yet only 32 per cent know this is the case.
The good news is 81 per cent agree that purchasing recycled products helps to com...
March 05, 2020
eTracks helps Algoma Steel safely remove 850 tonnes of end-of-life tires for recycling
The project is currently underway and is expected to complete in June 2020
Sault Ste Marie, ON, March 2, 2020 – eTracks Tire Management Systems, a not-for-profit Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO) has partnered with Algoma Steel to remove and recycle 850 tonnes of end-of-life tires in an effort to promote a more circular economy.
Established to help the tire industry meet new recovery and recycling regulations that rolled out in Ontario last year, eTracks is managing and partly funding this project which began in September 2019 at this Canadian steel producer’s facility in Sault Ste. Marie. The organization is collaborating with local haulers from across Northern Ontario to remove decades-old tires and bring them to recycling facilities capable of handling the intake.
“eTracks remains committed to building an ethical, cutting-edge and sustainable tire management system in Ontario. Even though this is beyond our usual scope, we recognized Algoma’s desire to have their legacy ...