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How Alberta’s Recycling Partnerships are Creating New Manufacturing Opportunities

When tires are recycled in Alberta, they’re shredded into their component parts — including nylon, steel and rubber — and repurposed as feedstock for asphalt, playground surfaces, landscaping material and even roof shingles that can withstand extreme weather.

This recycling process is the start of an exciting second life for hazardous materials that would otherwise fester in a landfill. And it’s just one example of how the Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA) is sparking new industries as it seeks a future without waste.

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