News

Saskatchewan issues 2 RFPs for stockpile cleanups

  • 2018-06-17

Saskatchewan issues 2 RFPs for stockpile cleanups ... Editor’s note:  CATRA is sharing the following News Release on behalf of Tire Stewardship of Saskatchewan (TSS). News Release:  Request for Proposal Issued for Disposal of Abandoned Scrap Tires...

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2018 Symposium to focus on sustainability

  • 2018-04-30

2018 Symposium ... “Taking Sustainability to the Next Level” will be the theme of the 2018 Rubber Recycling Symposium. This year’s event will be hosted by the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC) and the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) to...

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TSBC names new Board Chair

  • 2018-04-30

TSBC names new Board Chair ... Tire Stewardship BC (TSBC) is pleased to announce that Mr. Glen Ringdal has accepted the position of board Chair.  Glen has been a TSBC board member since the agency’s commencement in 2007 and replaces former chair Don...

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New Ontario regulation sets scrap tire collection targets and rules

  • 2018-04-29

New Ontario regulation ...  On April 10, 2018, Ontario’s Ministry of Environment and Climate Change implemented Regulation 225/18, which governs the system in which used tires will be managed. Unde...

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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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