MATERIALS FOR THE WASTE PRODUCTS PROGRAMME '75. IV: "OLD TYRES"

MATERIALIEN ZUM ABFALLWIRTSCHAFTSPROGRAMM '75. IV: "ALTREIFEN"

ABOUT 34 MILLION OLD CAR AND TRUCK TYRES ACCRUE ANNUALLY IN THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, OF WHICH AT PRESENT 45% ARE USABLE AND 55% ARE DISPOSED AS WASTE. THE MAIN PROBLEM IS THE DISPOSAL OF THE APPROXIMATELY 200000 T PER ANNUM OF OLD TYRES WHICH CANNOT BE REUSED AND WHICH TO SOME EXTENT HAVE CAUSED NUISANCES DUE TO UNAUTHORISED DUMPING. THIS REPORT DESCRIBES THE PRESENT STATE OF AFFAIRS, AND DISCUSSES POSSIBILITIES OF TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES IN SALVAGE METHODS AND ORDERLY DISPOSAL AND THE MEASURES REQUIRED FOR THIS PURPOSE. THE RESULTING CONCLUSION IS THAT AN ANNUAL EXPENDITURE OF 20 TO 30 MILLION DM WILL SERVE TO SOLVE THE DISPOSAL PROBLEM IN ITS PRESENT MAGNITUDE. THERE FOLLOWS A DISCUSSION OF SEVERAL CONCEPTUAL MODELS FOR POSSIBLE METHODS OF WASTE TYRE DISPOSAL AND OF THEIR ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES.

Language

  • German

Media Info

  • Pagination: 89P
  • Serial:
    • MATERIALIEN
    • Issue Number: 2/76
    • Publisher: LANDESUMWELTAMT NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN
    • ISSN: 0947-5206

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01300449
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 7:51AM