NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario (Sept. 7, 2016) — The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC) is encouraging interested parties to register soon for the 2016 Rubber Recycling Symposium, scheduled for Oct. 5-7 in Niagara Falls.
The symposium, “Driving Toward the Circular Economy,” will feature rubber recycling industry experts discussing the challenges and trends in global legislative and regulatory issues affecting rubber recycling, TRAC said.
The symposium will be held at the Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls - Fallsview Hotel. The cut-off date for reservations at the venue hotel is Sept. 8.
Tire manufacturers at the symposium will discuss the global Tire Industry Project (TIP), the significance of guayule as an alternative rubber source, and the controversy over the alleged carcinogenicity of synthetic rubber turf, according to TRAC.
Also, there will be a presentation on how the Waste-Free Ontario Act is creating transformational challenges as it replaces the Ontario Tire Stewardship program, the association said.
The symposium will conclude with a panel of tire processing CEOS about the challenges, opportunities and general outlook of the rubber recycling industry, TRAC said.
Registration is $595 Canadian for the full symposium, $250 for one day and $150 for spouses. To register, go to TRAC's website.