TSM’s key achievement for 2021 was recycling a provincial record 20,648 tonnes of end-of-life tires and tubes into tire-derived aggregate, crumb rubber, blast mats, moulded and other products. Virtually all end-of-life tires and tubes available for recycling, 14.89 kilograms of material for every Manitoban, continue to be collected and recycled annually in the province for a diversion rate of 96%.
Other notable achievements for 2021 include:
- Awarding three scholarships of $3,000 each to deserving students studying environmental sciences at a Manitoba university.
- $128,539 awarded for 11 Community Demonstration and Innovation Grants that used recycled tire products made from Manitoba end-of-life tires in community and applied research projects.
- Over 60 full-time tire recycling jobs and over $9 million in direct economic activity.
- Over 1.3 million impressions in 2021 through TSM’s online engagement, digital marketing, and consumer survey.
2021 ANNUAL REPORT