End-of-life Tires (ELTs)

Product Descriptions

TIRE-DERIVED FUEL (TDF) prepared for CATRA by Kelvin Igwe

Over a billion end-of-life tires (ELTs) are generated annually, worldwide. In 2018, 487,470 tonnes of tires were recycled in Canada with 26,036 tonnes (5%) consumed as tire-derived fuel (TDF) and the remainder recycled into various products or shredded for other purposes.  Read more...


RUBBER MODIFIED ASPHALT (RMA) prepared for CATRA by Chahneet Sidhu

Have you ever wondered what happens to your old tires?  Recycling agencies in each Canadian province and territory ensure tires are recycled safely and responsibly. In 2018, over 487,000 tonnes of Canada’s end-of-life tires (ELTs) were diverted from landfills and made into environmentally responsible products such as Rubber Modified Asphalt (RMA).  Read more...


TIRE-DERIVED AGGREGATE (TDA)  prepared for CATRA by Kelvin Igwe

Worldwide, around one billion tires reach the end of their useful life every year.  This underlines the importance of managing scrap tires in an environmentally responsible and productive manner so that they don’t simply go to landfill sites where they put our environment and health at risk. Read more.....


CRUMB RUBBER  prepared for CATRA by Chahneet Sidhu 

For over two decades, recycling programs across Canada have protected the environment by ensuring end-of-life tires are diverted from our landfills and recycled into various eco-friendly tire-derived products. Crumb rubber is one of the many environmentally responsible products that can be derived from end-of-life tires. Read more....

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