SC020120 - Sustainable Re Use of Tyres in Coastal Engineering

Theme:Sustainable Asset Management
Project status:Completed
Start date:01/09/2002
End date:01/09/2005
Contractor:
  • HR Wallingford
Contact:

PROJECT SUMMARY

The principal output of the project is the project report/guidance document (see below) in which all the work carried out is described. The guidance document includes chapters covering subjects such as:
• reasoning for re-using tyres,
• tyre and tyre bale properties, processing and re-use options;
• case studies and possible applications in port, coastal and river environments; and their
• durability, monitoring and maintenance.
• environmental impact and risk assessment for the use of tyres.