Boosting tyre recycling essential to the European Green Deal

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Source: EuRIC

Recyclers’ Talks #4, Webinar, 16th June 2021

Going the extra-mile on the road of climate neutral and circular economy is a must to achieve the targets set by the European Green Deal and tyre recycling has a key role in this regard. Tyres are complex-products made from the very best quality raw materials: rubber, steel and textile fibres. Recyclers have invested heavily to recover more materials from end-of-life tyres (ELT) while creating non-outsourceable jobs and contributing to environmental sustainability. Yet, in the European Union, the margin for improvement remains significant to boost tyre recycling.

Join Recyclers’ Talks #4 to discuss what is needed to achieve more circularity in tyres and a more sustainable value chain; and find out how different players in the tyre value chain can contribute to this goal.

Keynote Interventions (14h30 – 15h00) 

  • Poul Steen Rasmussen, President of EuRIC MTR, Group CEO of Genan – Opening Words
  • Enrique Garcia John, Policy Officer, European Commission
  • Member European Parliament (TBC)

Panel Discussion and Q&A from the audience (15h00 – 16h40)

  • Alex van Gelderen, Advisor ELT management and Fazilet Cinaralp, Secretary General of the European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers Association (Etrma)
  • Lars Raahauge, External Consultant, Environment & Business Development, Genan
  • Alastair Cox, Technical Director, EMEA Synthetic Turf Council (ESTC)
  • Sonia Megert Marshall, COO, Tyre Recycling Solutions (TRS)
  • EEB (TBC)

Concluding remarks (16h40 – 16h45)

Emmanuel Katrakis, Secretary General of EuRIC

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