Michelin targeting 100% recyclable tires by 2048

Montreal, Canada – French tire maker Groupe Michelin has unveiled ambitious plans to produce tires made with 80% ‘sustainable’ materials that are 100% recyclable.

At its Movin’On 2018 mobility event on 30 May, Michelin said it was investing in advanced recycling technologies to be able to increase the content of such materials in tires to 80% by 2048. 

Tires, it said, are currently made using 28% sustainable materials: 26% bio-sourced materials – natural rubber and sunflower oil -…

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