NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario—Prospective attendees for the 2016 Rubber Recycling Symposium hosted by the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada need to register soon, according to TRAC.
The Oct. 5-7 symposium in Niagara Falls is titled, “Driving Toward the Circular Economy.” It will feature rubber recycling industry experts discussing the challenges and trends in global legislative and regulatory issues affecting rubber recycling, TRAC said.
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. Registration is available online.