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 ...
February 14, 2020
eTracks’ CEO Steve Meldrum’s article published in Recycling Product News
Our CEO Steve Meldrum’s article on the New World in tire recycling has been published in Recycling Product News magazine. Please read here for the full story.
January 14, 2020
eTracks supports CATRA’s statement on a recent article that contains misinformation about tire recycling in Canada
eTracks is a proud member of the Canadian Association of Tire Recycling Agencies (CATRA). We fully support CATRA’s statement issued in response to a January 14, 2020 article by a writer with the Canadian Press. This article that has been propagated across Canada contains misinformation about tire recycling. Read on for the complete statement from CATRA.
CATRA is issuing this statement in response to a January 14, 2020 article by a writer with the Canadian Press. The article contained many erroneous statements regarding the state of tire recycling in Canada and regrettably, it was shared by at least 70 news outlets across the country.
The Canadian Press article focused on a new tire recycling technology developed by researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. CATRA commends this noteworthy achievement which is of significant interest to many of CATRA’s member recycling agencies. Our members always seek out opportunities for new and higher value uses for scrap tires and a...