Cement maker Lafarge Canada wants to strike a deal with Divert NS to use almost half the discarded tires in this province every year to fuel its kiln in Brookfield.
“We’re hoping to be one of their solution providers,” Rob Cumming, Lafarge’s director of the environment, said in an interview Wednesday.
Lafarge Canada is planning to submit its proposal to Divert NS, the non-profit that manages the Nova Scotia Solid Waste-Resources Management Strategy, on Monday. But the company is keeping mum on the financial details of that proposal.
Under the terms of its request for proposals, Divert NS notes on its website it wants to ink deals for the recycling and marketing of the roughly one million used tires handled every year under the Nova Scotia Used Tire Management Program. read more >>