Professional Affiliations

Extensive Network Within the Recycling Industry

Professional Affiliations

Extensive Network Within the Recycling Industry

Organizational Social Responsibility

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ASTM International (ASTM)

Task Chair ASTM D11.27.01 (recycled rubber)
Sub-Committee Chair D36.40 (rCB), Subcommittee Member ASTM D04, D11, D24, D36, F08, F09, F15

Over 12,000 ASTM standards operate globally. ASTM standards are developed, defined and set by us and improve the lives of millions every day. Working across borders, disciplines and industries, ASTM International harnesses the expertise of over 30,000 members to create consensus and improve performance in manufacturing and materials, products and processes, systems and services.

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Interstate Technology Regulatory Council (lTRC)


The Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (ITRC) is a state-led environmental coalition working to create innovative solutions and best management practices. The IRTC mission is to develop innovative products and training to provide the knowledge and skills to address environmental challenges within the U.S. and worldwide. ITRC achieves its mission through its Environmental Teams, composed of state, tribal, and federal representatives, industry consultants, community stakeholders, and academia. Teams develop guidance documents and training courses, providing state agencies and others with valuable technical knowledge and best management practices to address environmental challenges.

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Rubber Division, American Chemical Society (ACS)


The Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society is an international association of chemists, engineers, technicians, scientists, plant managers, sales and marketing professionals and others in the rubber, polymer or related fields within industry, academia and government. As a member based association, we enhance science, technology and business across the evolving elastomeric community through working to expand the elastomeric profession and individual development through educational, technical and interactive activities. Rubber Division, ACS is over 100 years old!

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The Los Angeles Rubber Group, Inc.


The Los Angeles Rubber Group, Inc. (TLARGI) mission is to promote the professional growth of those associated with the local rubber and affiliated industries and to meet the needs of companies and academic centers that support its members through educational, technical, and networking activities. We are a sub-division of the Rubber Division, ACS.

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U.S. Scrap Tire Workgroup


The Scrap Tire Workgroup's objective is to improve scrap tire management practices and expand the quantities of scrap tires that are recycled and beneficially reused. Members include the state environmental agencies, tire industry representatives, and academia with expertise in management, market development, and application technologies. Subcommittees include: Goals, Crumb Rubber, Civil Engineering, Tire Derived Fuel & Exports and Rubber Asphalt Paving.

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Synthetic Turf Council (STC)


The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) is a 501(c) 6 non-profit trade association founded in 2003. The STC's mission is to serve as the global forum to promote, develop, grow and advocate for the synthetic turf industry. The STC is the industry's voice for promoting ethical and professional standards, education, legislative and community advocacy.

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National Recreation & Park Association (NRPA)


National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of public parks, recreation and conservation. Our work draws national focus to the far-reaching impact of successes generated at the local level. Leveraging their role in conservation,health and wellness, and social equity to improve their communities NRPA's members of park and recreation professionals and advocates are 60,000 strong and represent public spaces in urban communities, rural settings and everything in between.

NRPA brings strength to our message by partnering with like-minded organizations including those in the federal government, nonprofits, and commercial enterprises. Funded through dues, grants, registrations, and charitable contributions, NRPA produces research, education and policy initiatives for our members that ultimately enrich the communities they serve. NRPA is a strong supporter of state side Land and Water Conservation Fund. (LWCF) and introduced legislation to fund urban parks.

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Tire Industry Association (TIA)


The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is an international non-profit association representing all segments of the tire industry, including those that manufacture, repair, recycle, sell, service or use new or retreaded tires, and also those suppliers or individuals who furnish equipment, material or services to the industry. The mission of TIA is to promote tire safety through training and education, to act as the principal advocate in government affairs, and to enhance the image and professionalism of the industry so that our member businesses may be more successful. TIA has over 8,000 members from all 50 states and around the globe. Network with other members at the Annual Global Tire Expo and the Off-the-Road Tire Conference.

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Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB)


The Tire Retread & Information Bureau (TRIB) is a non-profit, tax exempt 501(c)(6) industry association founded in 1974 whose goal is to provide the motoring public (both in the private and public sectors) with the most up-to-date information about the economic and environmental benefits of the tire retread and tire repair industry worldwide. TRIB and its members support an industry that delivers immense environmental benefits through the safe retreading of tires. This ultimately reduces carbon dioxide emissions, saves large amounts of raw materials (including petroleum), and reduces landfill. In addition, the industry helps commercial and public fleets, including federal, state and local governments save money through the cost-effective use of retreaded tires.

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Retread Tire Association (RTA)


The Retread Tire Association (RTA) is a non-profit, member supported industry association with hundreds of members in North America and in many countries around the globe. Their goal is to provide the motoring public (both in the private and public sectors) with the most up-to-date information about the economic and environmental benefits of tire retreading and tire repairing.

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U.S. Mexico Border 2020 Program

Participant in Border 2012 and The Border 2020 Program which is the latest environmental program implemented under the 1983 La Paz Agreement. It builds on the Border 2012 Environmental Program, emphasizing regional, bottom-up approaches for decision making, priority setting, and project implementation to address the environmental and public health problems in the border region. As in Border 2012, the new Program encourages meaningful participation from communities and local stakeholders. The Border 2020 Program also strengthens its focus in regional areas where environmental improvements are needed most: establishing thematic goals, supporting the implementation of projects, considering new fundamental strategies, and encouraging the achievement of more ambitious environmental and public health goals.

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