Archive for the 'Initiatives' Category

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.

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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.

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Community Demonstration and Innovations Grant Program – Update June 14, 2021

TSM has reached our Community Demonstration and Innovations Grant Program allotted budget for 2021 and is no longer accepting applications for this year.
Submissions received after this date will be considered for 2022.

TSM 2020 Annual Report

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

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 of TSM

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

Manitoba Recycled Tire Products

Recycled tires are processed and used in environmentally friendly ways. Tire derived products are high performance, durable, UV resistant and withstand extreme weather conditions.

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Community Demonstration and Innovations Grant Program – Update May 6, 2020

TSM has reached our Community Demonstration and Innovations Grant Program allotted budget for 2020 and is no longer accepting applications for this year.
Submissions received after this date will be considered for 2021.

Community Demonstration and Innovations Grant Program – Update August 27, 2019

TSM has reached our Community Demonstration and Innovations Grant Program allotted budget for 2019 and is no longer accepting applications for this year.

Submissions received after this date will be considered for 2020.

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