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eTracks celebrates first year under IPR


OAKVILLE, Ontario –To celebrate its first year under Ontario’s new end-of-life tire regulation and Individual Producer Responsibility (IPR) model, eTracks Tire Management Systems announced several Awards of Excellence in appreciation of its suppliers’ invaluable help in achieving a seamless transition under the new recycling framework.

eTracks is a not-for-profit organization and the largest Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO) in Ontario that works on behalf of major tire producers, automakers and tire distributors in the province. It provides fulfillment services for its clients, in compliance with the new regulations that were rolled out in 2019 and works with a network of end-of-life tire collectors, haulers and processors to ensure responsible recycling of end-of-life tires.

While all the processors and haulers enrolled with eTracks were recognized, the company also conducted an extensive evaluation of service quality to identify and award its top haulers and processor. Multiple criteria were employed to select the top service providers of 2019:

  • professionalism,
  • ease of doing business,
  • willingness to adapt to the new regulations,
  • transparency in business operations,
  • a sense of dynamism and ethics
  • consistent commitment to delivery performance.

The top service providers for 2019 are:

  • Processor of the Year: Ideal Rubber Industries Corporation
  • Hauler of the Year: RC Enterprises
  • Hauling – Northern Ontario: Black2Green Tire Recycling Inc
  • Hauling – Central Ontario: Micor Recycling Ltd
  • Hauling – South Eastern Ontario: R & E Tire
  • Hauling – South Western Ontario: All Ontario Recycling

“eTracks remains committed to building an ethical, cutting-edge and sustainable tire management system in Ontario. We are very grateful to haulers enrolled with eTracks for helping us move end-of-life tires from various collection points and to the processors who have partnered with us to ensure that the tires are recycled in accordance with the regulation,” said Steve Meldrum, CEO of eTracks Tire Management Systems.

Incorporated by the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC), eTracks Tire Management Systems is the largest Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO) in Ontario, working with tire Processors and Haulers on behalf of North America’s largest tire suppliers. eTracks helps Producers responsibly manage and dispose of ELTs (End of Life Tires) in Ontario as required by the Ontario Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act (RRCEA).