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Tyres

Where it is taken?

Sitr Midlands, Cheltenham

What happens to it?

After initial processing, the tyres are delivered to Sitr Midlands in Cheltenham who bales the tyres. The re-processor grades the tyres into high and low quality.

High quality tyres are processed into chippings for use in flooring production and equestrian arenas. 

Low quality tyres are used in the UK cement industry with TDF for the kilns or exported to India for pyrolysis which is used to reprocess the tyres into fuel gas, oils, solid residue (char), and low-grade carbon black. These materials can then be reused in the production of other lower grade rubber materials. 

End market

UK & India

End products

lower grade rubber materials and energy output

Page updated: 09/02/2022 Page updated by: Gloucestershire County Council

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