Tyres lead the way towards the sustainable society

We need more than four globes to meet Sweden's current resource consumption. The solution to this unsustainable equation is to extend the life of already extracted materials. Car tyres for example. A tyre for passenger cars will roll about 4.5 years before it gets worn out. In order not to extract more resources than the globe is capable of, the tyres need to continue to benefit society for a further 15 years. The technology already exists, as well as new applications and demand. But is there understanding and will? ...


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Green light for recycled tyres in all-weather pitches

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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. Watch the movie about the development of the rubber tyre...


Final gravel pitch replaced in Solna

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 convert...

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...

Blake gives old tires life

Blake gives old tires life

”I started sculpting with tyres in 2013.” What sort of response have you had? ”It’s been fantastic. I had never expected that my tyre sculptures...

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...

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...

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...