Renewable Matter # 3 / April

Problem Solved: Tyres Soon to Become a Versatile Resource

by Giorgio Lonardi

Ecopneus is working hard to overcome all the bureaucratic obstacles that make recycling more difficult than incineration. Today less than a third of gathered end-of-life tyres (ELTs) are recovered as matter and two thirds are recovered as energy, but by 2020 these percentages need to be reversed 

Armando Testa, Pirelli Elephant, 1954 ©Pirelli


Ecopneus has come a long way in less than three years. It is a not-for-profit...

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