The Scrap Tire Research and Education Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit research foundation established to support basic and applied research and appropriate educational activities on issues relating to the sound handling and utilization of waste or scrap tires. STREF is devoted to promoting economically viable and environmentally sound uses for scrap tires through conferences, workshops and other focused venues.
7th Scrap to Profit Conference
October 25-26, 2017
The Inn at Opryland
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The Scrap Tire Research and Education Foundation, Inc.(STREF), the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), and Tennessee Department of the Environment Office of Sustainable Practices and Division of Solid Waste are hosting the 7th Scrap to Profit Conference. The key theme is Innovation to drive new and improved scrap tire markets.
The event is hosted by the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), the Scrap Tire Research and Education Foundation (STREF), and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s Office of Sustainable Practices and Division of Solid Waste.
Topics to be discussed will be non-commercial and include market discussions of tire derived fuel, civil engineering, and ground rubber markets. Also, research and education needs for new markets and recent innovations in scrap tire uses will be addressed. An update on pyrolysis and gasification technologies is planned as well.