Waste Rubber-Derived Oil – Toxic, and part of the previous Stafford Incinerator Proposal


Pyrolysis of waste tires makes “a dark brown to almost black liquid which is highly viscous with a sharp and irritating smell, and contain high concentration of sulphur (p.16).” The oil industry has discovered that the waste oil from tire incineration MIGHT SOMEDAY be an alternative fuel. According to this report, it hasn’t yet proved to be a viable option. ICCEE, Jefrey Pilusa & Edison Muzenda,  April 2013.


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