CalRecycle gives grants for tyres in road asphalt

ERJ staff report (DS)

Sacramento, California –California’s Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) awarded more than $8.1 million for road projects that will put about 1.2 million waste tyres to new use in Rubberised Asphalt Concrete .

Rubberised asphalt concrete (RAC) combines ground tyre rubber with asphalt binder and other aggregates. RAC can last twice as long as traditional road surface, has better traction, and is quieter. By promoting RAC and the use of other tyre-derived products, CalRecycle is advancing the state’s waste tyre…

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