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Tire & Rubber Recycling in the US: Market Research Report

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Tire & Rubber Recycling Market Research Report | Technology | Clean Technologies | May 2016

Keep on rolling: While government subsidies may contract, environmental concerns will still bolster revenue

IBISWorld’s Tire & Rubber Recycling market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Liberty Tire Liberty Tire market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$797m
Annual Growth 11-16
1.2%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
2,874
Businesses
120
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry has experienced moderate volatility over the past five years. While this industry is not directly involved with trade, export activity negatively impacts industry revenue. When scrap and used tires are exported abroad, industry operators lose out on business and are unable to collect the fees that contribute to revenue. As a result, increased export activity in 2011 and 2012 hurt industry revenue. However, the industry turned a corner in 2013, as growing concern over public health and the environment has spurred more widespread and strict regulations regarding waste tire and rubber disposal, which have provided increased direct and indirect funding for the industry.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The proper disposal of used rubber products poses a unique challenge for the United States’ waste management policy. While other rubber waste is produced in large quantities, scrap tires represent the largest source of rubber product waste in the country. Rubber, particularly in the form of scrap tires, is difficult to dispose of without posing a threat to the environment or public health. This is because scrap tire piles serve as an ideal breeding ground for disease-spreading mosquitoes and because scrap tire fires, which can be very hard to put out, and release harmful toxins both into the air and ground (potentially contaminating water sources)... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Tire & Rubber Recycling Industry?

This industry operates facilities for separating, sorting and recycling used tires, rubber and rubber scrap. Due to the potentially harmful environmental impacts of improper tire and rubber disposal, states often directly or indirectly sponsor programs for the recycling of these materials.

Industry Products
Tire-derived fuelTire-derived aggregateCrumb rubberSemi-processed rubber
 
Industry Activities
Collecting used tires and rubberShredding used tires and rubberSeparating used tires and rubber from reinforcing materials and contaminants


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