May 25, 2022
2021 Service Award Winners
eTracks Tire Management Systems recently presented it’s 2021 “Awards of Excellence” to seven service provider companies that demonstrated strong partnerships, business excellence and integrity as we navigated another successful year of tire recycling under the Ontario tire regulation and Individual Producer Responsibility (IPR) model.
Here we spotlight each of these recipients in recognition of their valuable role in helping us build a sustainable tire recycling system in the province of Ontario.
2021 Award Winners
Those honoured were:
Award of Excellence, Hauler of the Year, William Day
Award of Excellence, Processor of the Year Lottridge Retread
Award of Excellence, Hauling – Peninsula Tire Exports Recycling
Award of Excellence, Hauling – Micor Recycling LTD
Award of Excellence, Hauling – R&E Tire
Award of Excellence, Hauling – All Ontario Recycling
Award of Excellence, Processor
April 18, 2022
Welcome to the eTracks Blog
We’ll be sharing end-of-life tire and recycling industry insights and what we’ve learned since 2019 as one of the largest tire PRO’s in Ontario.
Some of the themes we’ll be talking about in the coming months include:
1. What Happens to Used Tires?
According to a 2020 survey conducted on behalf of eTracks, only 37% of Ontario consumers are aware that their used tires are recycled into new products.
2. Change is Constant
Change continues to be par for the course as Ontario adapts to the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act (RRCEA) and Individual Producer Responsibility (IPR). What innovations might shape the next few years?
3. Data is King
A key driver of our success as a Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO) is accurate data; as the saying goes, data is king. Technology is allowing the recycling industry an opportunity to improve data collection methods, providing more accurate reporting options and allowing industry leaders to make informed choices.
4. Start-ups and Best Practices
Before IPR, everyone played on one field called the Ontario Tire Stewardship (OTS); as a government funded organization, OTS paid for the collection, hauling and processing of Ontario’s used tires. With the implementation of the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act (RRCEA), Ontario ushered in the Individual Producer Responsibilit...