Final gravel pitch replaced in Solna

The final whistle has blown on football games on gravel in Solna. Now the school playing field at Vasalundshall sports centre has also been converted into the all-weather pitch eagerly awaited by Solna’s associations and young players...

Eco-friendly water treatment with tyre rubber

Eco-friendly water treatment with tyre rubber

Tyre rubber has been successfully used for waste water treatment in many countries for over 20 years. Now there’s growing interest in Sweden as wel...

For more details

For more details

How can be improve the way we use our resources? Can you help? Go to the Rubber Portal for facts on recycling rubber from used tyres. The portal co...


Tyre development

A lot has happened since the discovery of vulcanisation in 1839. Rubber from used tyres is a recyclable and very much reusable material used for everything from football pitches used all year round to filtering drainwater.

Greater transparency

Greater transparency

The SDAB wants greater transparency for use of material in various forms What that means for the SDAB is:  Working for traceability of material...

A level playing field

A level playing field

The SDAB wants all materials to be assessed using the same criteria when used in different situations. Different criteria are currently applied to...

Bernie & Monica craft designer furniture from tyres

Bernie & Monica craft designer furniture from tyres

Australian company Retyred converts used vehicle tyres into designer furniture. Re:Bounce was intrigued and contacted company founders Bernie Kuder...

Microplastics in the sea - reply

Microplastics in the sea - reply

The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency and IVL presented the report commissioned by the government on 7 March concerning microplastics in the...

Viveca makes bike paths softer

Viveca makes bike paths softer

More and more people are cycling, a trend deemed to be good for public health. But statistics also show that the number of injuries from cycling ha...

Lifecycle analyses for three areas - October 2012

Lifecycle analyses for three areas - October 2012

The SDAB has commissioned a lifecycle analysis for the three areas where cut-up tyres are used. They are artificial grass pitches, riding tracks an...