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TEDxKL 2013

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SUSTAINABILITY

MOVE WITH PURPOSE, COMMITMENT

Gopi Sekhar, CEO Sekhar Research Innovations

We live in a world that has taken its bounty and blessings entirely for granted for a very long time. The most basic levels of reciprocation to maintain balance in our environment were ignored and we might have pillaged our way to a point of no return. The only option left beyond packing up and leaving mother earth is to do away with polluting processes and address sustainability in any and all our activities.

The challenge before us is to make sustainable activity in the form of greentech and applications related to the improvements in efficiency and energy conservancy, cost effective and profitable. Fortunately, we do have solutions that can go a long way towards mitigation. Some challenges require us to invent, others called for applying common sense and using existing Smart solutions.

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Turn old tyres into new ones

By GEOFFREY YEOW
star2green@thestar.com.my

TYRES. They are on our cars, buses, trucks and motorcycles. Yet, how many of us actually know what happens to them once they outlive their usefulness?

The issue of scrap tyre recycling is often placed down the pecking order after the primary worries of illegal logging, open burning and other forms of pollution. Granted, they may form only a small part of our lives but stacking these unwanted rings of rubber up into a pile will give a sense of what many nations are struggling to deal with – or get rid of.

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SRI on Discovery News

The smell of a burning tire is unforgettably putrid, but so far recycling technology has been unable to resurrect dead wheels. Millions and millions get discarded every year. Now a Malaysian startup says they have an answer. Read More

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Scrap Passenger Car Tires & Tire Derived Fuel

Incineration as Tire Derived Fuel

The misconception that End of Life passenger car tires have no real value needs to be challenged and corrected. Today there are a few plants scattered around the world that crumb the material but it looks like the vast majority are incinerated as tire derived fuel (TDF). The approach to tire recycling thus far has been following the paths of least resistance with few technological strides of consequence. The primary problem in passenger car tires is the lower rubber recovery with a high fibre content,

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