Washington — The US Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) has published its first sustainability report on sustainable manufacturing and the industry’s progress in that area.
The 28-page report highlights the accomplishments of US tire makers in achieving sustainability, including:
81% of scrap tires generated in the US reaching beneficial end-use markets in 2017;
A reduction of nearly 10% in carbon dioxide emissions since 2010;
A 50% reduction in workplace injury and illness since 2005;
Nearly 90% of USTMA member companies having certification under…