Tyre-less work puts rubber on the re-use road

26 November 2015
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The collaboration between OneSteel and the SMaRT Centre at UNSW has resulted in ‘green steel’, a world first in sustainable steelmaking commercialised in Australia, Europe and Asia.

An initiative to feed waste tyres into One Steel’s electric arc furnaces is a good example of circular economy in action, so far diverting more than two million tyres from landfill.

Leading the charge on the innovative re-use of tyres as a carbon source for electric arc furnaces (EAF) is Laureate Professor Veena Sahajwalla and her team at the Centre for Sustainable Material Research and Technology (SMaRT) at the University of New South Wales.

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