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Judge gives nod to Nova Scotia’s TDF pilot

  • 2018-04-06

Judge gives nod to Nova Scotia’s TDF pilot ... A Provincial Supreme Court judge has dismissed a request by a residents’ group for a judicial review of the Environment Minister’s approval for the use of tire derived fuel (TDF) at Brookfield’s Lafarge cement...

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Ontario: Where to now?

  • 2018-04-06

Ontario:  Where to now? ... In February’s Recycling Product News (RPN), the Executive Director of Ontario Tire Stewardship (OTS) looks back on the program’s achievements since its 2009 inception amidst ongoing industry speculation on what the future hold...

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CATRA issues 2017 Annual Report

  • 2018-02-20

CATRA is pleased to announce the publishing of its second Annual Report. Our 2017 report focuses on the many ways in which CATRA members have delivered in the three key areas of Diversion, Driving Local Economies, and Supporting Communities.

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Alberta welcomes new Chair

  • 2018-01-29

The Alberta Recycling Management Authority recently announced the appointment of a new Chair to its Board. Caroline McAuley replaces former Chair Bob Barss who completed an 11-year term with Alberta Recycling. Well-known to CATRA members, Bob served on several CATRA committees during his term and m...

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~ Don Blythe ~ an industry giant passes

  • 2018-01-15

CATRA members were saddened by the January 5th passing of Don Blythe who had served as Chair of Tire Stewardship BC (TSBC) since 2007. Prior to joining the CATRA member as its board Chair, Don had a long and successful career in the tire retail sector that began in 1957. He started his journey a...

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Executive Director named for Saskatchewan’s new program

  • 2017-12-19

The Chair of Tire Stewardship of Saskatchewan Inc. (TSS) recently announced the engagement of Brad Colin as its new Executive Director, starting December 11, 2017. In his announcement, Colin Fraser confirmed that Brad will be tasked with implementing the new TSS Product Stewardship Program (PSP)...

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Our 2016 Program Stats are Now Available

  • 2017-12-12

Check out the PROGRAMS page for 2010 to 2016 performance highlights, which are presented nationally and by member province.

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New Ontario PRO throws its hat in the ring

  • 2017-11-18

With the launch of its new website, a recently formed organization has officially thrown its hat in the ring to become a Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO) under the Ontario government’s new model to manage the province’s scrap tires.

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OTS featured in Recycling Product News as tire program winds down

  • 2017-11-17

In a recent interview with Recycling Product News, Andrew Horsman of Ontario Tire Stewardship (OTS) discussed the wind-down of the province’s current tire recycling program. In the Q&A, the organization’s Executive Director outlined what will happen to end-of-life tires in Canada’s most populous...

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Canada's Tire Recycling Fees by Province / by Tire Type

  • 2017-09-25

Recycling by province, by tire type (PDF).

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