ICG recently delivered a Ministerial launch for the newly formed Tyre Stewardship Australia with Federal Environment Minister, Greg Hunt.
The program aims for the audited and accredited recycling of up to 48 million old tyres we discard in Australia every year. It will also help to develop new uses for the recovered raw material such as the mixing of crumbed rubber into high tech asphalt that offers quieter roads with greater grip and far better drainage.
That’s why the launch took place at Downer’s Asphalt plant in Somerton.
As the Minister says: “Industry cooperation that does the right thing by the industry and the right thing by the environment.”
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