Aussie ELVs: Australia announces plan to recycle 700,000 end-of-life motor vehicles per year

Canberra, Australia — The Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) and the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) are working on a comprehensive business plan to deliver a road map for an end-of-life vehicle recycling scheme under the National Product Stewardship Program. In late March, Sussan Ley, Australia’s federal environmental minister, and Trevor Evans, assistant […]

Rubber Rooms: Australian researchers develop concrete alternative from old tires

Adelaide, Australia — Researchers from a pair of Australian universities say they have unlocked the building blocks to a new eco-friendly recycling solution for used vehicle tires—a solution involving literal building blocks. A collaboration between the University of Southern Australia (UniSA) and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) has demonstrated that crumb rubber sourced […]

Drawing Parallels – Parallèles de dessin

By/Par David Nolan Executive Director, Auto Recyclers Association of Australia Developments in auto recycling in Australia Australia and Canada are similar in many ways. There are parallels in our heritage, our culture and in fact in the structure of our auto recycling industry. Australia has about 20 million cars on the road and about 800,000 […]