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Lakin provides these links as a service to consumers and individuals in the recycling industry. Please contact us if there is a link or reference you would like to see added here.
Info on consumer and industrial recycling practices
Tire Industry Association
TIA is an international association representing all segments of the tire industry, including those that manufacture, repair, recycle, sell, service or use new or retreaded tires, and also those suppliers or individuals who furnish equipment, material or services to the industry.
Rubber Manufacturers Association
RMA is the national trade association for the rubber products industry. Its members include more than 100 companies that manufacture various rubber products, including tires, hoses, belts, seals, molded goods, and other finished rubber products.
Scrap Tire News
Scrap Tire News provides information about tire and rubber recycling. Published in Suffield, Connecticut by Recycling Research Institute, Scrap Tire News is recognized worldwide as the most respected source of tire and rubber recycling information.
Recycling Today is the "portal to the recycling industry," providing news and articles not just on scrap tires, but on all types of recyclable material.
Tire Retread Information Bureau (TRIB)
TRIB is a non-profit, member supported industry association dedicated to the recycling of tires through tire retreading and repairing.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment. Since 1970, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people.
Consumer Frequently Asked Questions (EPA)
The EPA's list of frequently asked questions provides tire recycling information and resources for your area.
Illinois Solid Waste Laws
A list of the main laws that have major effects on solid waste programs in Illinois.
Executive Order 12873: Federal Acquisition, Recycling, and Waste Prevention
This Executive Order signed by President Bill Clinton on 20 October 1993 mandates a portion of the Federal procurement budget to be allocated to the purchase of recycled products.
U.S. Code Title 42, Chapter 82 - Solid Waste Disposal
Congressional laws and provisions on the handling of solid waste, including scrap tires, that guides Federal laws.
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