Austroads has published the results of research which proposes a specification for the use of a binder containing crumb rubber in the construction of asphalt pavements.
Consumers can now demand their used tyres go to genuine recyclers as the Australian Government lends support to Tyre Stewardship Australia’s National Tyre Product Stewardship Scheme (TPSS).
Tyrecycle is beginning 2021 by paving the way for the increased use of crumb rubber from recycled tyres in roads ahead of the implementation of the Australian Government’s Waste Export Ban.
Tyre Stewardship Australia is working with local councils across Australia to transform the way roads are built. Together they are exploring innovative methods to increase the use of crumb rubber while enhancing performance and championing sustainability.
A recycled crumb rubber demonstration project across local roads in Tasmania is hoped to pave the way to a more sustainable future in the state.