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How Recycling More Steel and Aluminum could Slash Imports without a Trade War

Posted: 07.09.2018 no comments

 

Many economists expect President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported steel and aluminum to increase what American companies and consumers pay for those metals and the goods made from them. Dozens of companies already have said they will have to fire workers or even go out of business. And, as the retaliatory tariffs Canada, Japan, Mexico […]

 

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Circular Economy: Michelin Finds a Second Life for Tires

Posted: 06.08.2018 no comments

 

In late 2017, French tire giant Michelin acquired Lehigh Technologies, a 15-year-old company that reincarnates end-of-life tires into a specialty material called micronized rubber powder (MRP). The substance is already used by more than 60 companies (among them are seven of the world’s 10 biggest tire makers) for a wide range of applications, including as […]

 

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