2015 Sees Drop in Number and Weight of Scrap Tires

According to a recent study by the Japan Automobile Tyre Manufacturers Association, scrap tires in Japan in 2015 numbered 95 million, a year-on-year decrease of 4 million, and weighed 1 million tons, down 52,000 tons. A look at the breakdown shows that tire replacements accounted for 81 million scrap tires (3-million year-on-year decrease) or 877,000 tons (47,000-ton decrease). These figures…

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