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Opportunities are identified for tyre-derived steel and fibre by WRAP

Over 100,000 tonnes of steel and 17,000 tonnes of fibre could be recovered from scrap tyres generated in the UK each year, according to research commissioned by the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP). Currently, only a third of these quantities are recoverable due to the way scrap tyres are managed by UK tyre reprocessors. The research identified current and potential markets for tyre-derived steel and fibre as well as investigating the possible benefits, challenges and barriers ...