Notícias

Rubber granules

Rubber granules from used tires give rise to synthetic lawns and other pavements. The amount of used tires collected stabilized in 2016, at 83.5 thousand tons, just over half destined for recycling, for rubber granules, transformed into synthetic turf or pavement,...

Recycling guarantees more than 100 million euros of GDP

Recycling guarantees more than 100 million euros of GDP. A study commissioned by Sociedade Ponto Verde concludes that recycling avoids 116 thousand tons of CO2 and multiplies investments in the economy. For every euro of added value created by the activity, an...

Jimi Hendrix Chair

With recycled tires and shoe soles, a chair inspired by Jimi Hendrix is born. Four architecture students in Coimbra call for more colorful streets and win the Larus Design Iberian Prize. Hendrix Chair will be presented in Madrid. Four young students of architecture at...

Spanish law adopts bitumen with rubber

In article no. 540 of that regulation it was then read: “In works where the use of the product resulting from the crushing of used tires is technically and economically viable, priority will be given to such materials.” The order applies to new construction road...

Crisis and collapse

Waste companies and environmentalists warn of crisis and collapse in the recycling sector. Sociedade Ponto Verde stopped paying for packaging collection, as it says that it cannot bear the costs due to the new rules for the sector. Companies and environmentalists warn...