Responsible disposal of your used tyres, waste rubber, scrap cables and conveyor belts

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We consider ourselves to be an innovative recycling company for rubber products and cables.

As an owner-run family company, it is important to us to take responsibility for our actions and our environment. Caoutchouc, the basis for all rubber products, is a valuable natural raw material whose positive characteristics can also emerge during recycling.

Our goal is to achieve a maximum recycling quota for all rubber products – from tyres to transport belts, conveyor belts and other waste rubber . In this way, limited natural resources are given maximum protection, i.e. no more fossil raw materials than necessary are taken from nature.

With our state-of-the-art machine pool we can recycle almost any waste rubber and prepare it for re-use.  

Our claim is to have the best possible recycling

We recycle all of your waste in an optimum way in the sense of efficient circular economy in accordance with the Circular Economy Act. That which has to be disposed of for you is a value secondary raw material or a substitute fuel in cement production, for example. Even though it is frequently colloquially referred to as disposal, this actually only applies to a small proportion of your waste with us.

Our claim is to recycle your waste, used tyres, conveyor belts and transport belts in the best possible way. In accordance with the ideal of circular economy, this specifically means:

 

Checking

All of the products which are given to us are carefully checked, and we then decide which uses come into question.

Recycling

If possible, we take your used tyres, conveyor belts and transport belts for recycling. If the tyres are of a suitable quality, they can be taken for remoulding, or if the tread is of a suitable depth they can be used for a second time as used tyres. We turn good quality transport belts and conveyor belts into rubber mats which are used in different industries such as agriculture or forestry.

Material recycling

If the rubber products can no longer be re-used, we turn your scrap rubber into a valuable secondary raw material together with our partners. With the aid of our state-of-the-art machine park, we can process used tyres, conveyor belts and transport belts. We turn the scrap rubber into so-called shreds, which are turned into rubber powder or rubber granulate in the next step if possible.

Thermal recycling

If the shreds cannot undergo further processing, they are an effective substitute fuel in cement production, for example. The material is particularly suitable for this purpose thanks to the high calorific value and the possibility of avoiding the use of fossil raw materials.

This kind of recycling is the perfect way of making ecologically meaningful and economic use of natural raw materials.

The Circular Economy Act

The Circular Economy Act regulates the circular economy for the protection of natural resources and protect people and the environment in the production and Bewirtschaftung of waste.

It is the central federal law of the German Waste Act and stipulates that products made from natural resources must be dealt with as follows:

Avoidance

Use of long-life tyres.

Recycling

At AGWR, the re-use of tyres by remoulding, for example.

Material recycling

At AGWR by producing secondary raw material, for example.

Thermal recycling

At AGWR by using the material as a substitute fuel in industry, for example.

Landfilling

Legally prohibited for rubber.

Are you interested in our disposal and recycling services?

If so, please contact us.

Exactly what is recycling?

Recycling is the material or thermal utilisation of products.

Natural raw materials are obtained from nature with a great deal of effort, and unlimited quantities thereof are often unavailable.
It therefore makes sense to use them for as long as possible. For this reason, re-using a scrapped product is preferable to recycling. As far as recycling is concerned, a distinction is made between material and thermal recycling of rubber. Material recycling is always preferable, because a secondary raw material is obtained which can be used to manufacture new products. Thermal recycling is the use of the material as a fuel in cement factories, for example.

More information about the Circular Economy Act can be found in the official legal text.