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Sep 19, 2017, 14:10 ET Ontario students transform Artscape Youngplace using recycled rubber tires

Old Tires Create Sustainable Toronto Community Space TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - Inventive minds collaborated to redesign the community space revealed today at a popular community cultural hub in ...


Aug 23, 2017, 13:00 ET Eighth annual Tire Take Back event raised over $54,000 for The Sunshine Foundation of Canada

Old Tires Make New Dreams Come True TORONTO, Aug. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - A celebration was held today in culmination of the annual Tire Take Back program, a collaborative community fundraiser organized by...


Apr 18, 2017, 11:00 ET Ontario communities can apply for $50K in grants for a green facelift

Survey shows Ontarians want sustainable development in their communities TORONTO, April 18, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario Tire Stewardship (OTS) has reopened its Community Renewal Fund (CRF) providing funding ...


Apr 07, 2017, 11:40 ET Ontario Reaches Incredible Waste Diversion Milestone

Ontario Tire Stewardship announces that the province has now recycled 100 million tires TORONTO, April 7, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario Tire Stewardship's (OTS) Used Tires Program, has reached an incredible...


Oct 12, 2016, 08:00 ET Grants help to create renewed spaces out of recycled tires

Ontario Tire Stewardship's Community Renewal Fund grant reopens to support green development across Ontario TORONTO, Oct. 12, 2016 /CNW/ - Ontario communities can get a little extra help when...


Jun 01, 2016, 09:00 ET Community Renewal Fund offers grants up to $50K for green community and non-profit projects; Applications open May 9th

Ontario Tire Stewardship announces second wave of 2015 grant recipients TORONTO, June 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Community spaces across Ontario will have a chance to take one giant, green leap forward this...


Feb 02, 2016, 09:30 ET Nine Ontario communities to go green in 2016: Ontario Tire Stewardship announces first wave of Community Renewal Fund recipients

Ten projects across nine communities awarded up to $50,000 in funding with additional projects to be announced spring 2016 TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - Nine communities across the province will be...


Sep 18, 2015, 13:57 ET Ground-breaking global waste reduction effort strengthens Ontario's green economy

Spurred by the collaborative efforts of the University of Waterloo and the public/private sector, Tyromer opens its doors KITCHENER/WATERLOO, ON, Sept. 18, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, Tyromer Inc, a company...


Sep 18, 2015, 13:48 ET Ontario Tire Stewardship's R&D grant recipient, Tyromer, opens groundbreaking tire recycling facility in Waterloo

Collaborative efforts between the University of Waterloo and the public/private sector has led to a global innovation in scrap tire recycling and resource utilization ETOBICOKE, ON, Sept. 18, 2015...


Jul 23, 2015, 13:52 ET Sixth annual Tire Take Back event raised over $115,000 for The Sunshine Foundation of Canada

Over 62,000 tires collected to fulfill dreams for children living with severe disabilities, with Sudbury's Rock City Auto Supplies leading the charge TORONTO, July 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Earlier this year...


Jun 18, 2015, 14:26 ET Rebuilding Ontario with recycled rubber one community at a time

Discovery Channel's Ziya Tong to help drive awareness of Ontario Tire Stewardship's Community Renewal Fund TORONTO, June 18, 2015 /CNW/ - New, as well as tire-d old playgrounds, fitness tracks, and...


Nov 12, 2014, 16:09 ET Student-designed urban hub unveiled at Toronto Central Grosvenor St. YMCA Centre

Ontario Tire Stewardship Student Design Challenge winners see their design come to life TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The concourse area of Toronto Central Grosvenor St. YMCA Centre in downtown...


Jul 31, 2014, 14:01 ET Ontario Communities Collect More Than 46,000 Tires to Bring Hope to Children

Over $90,000 Raised for The Sunshine Foundation Through Tire Recycling TORONTO, July 31, 2014 /CNW/ - In May, used tires were collected from garages and yards across Ontario and transformed into...


Apr 22, 2014, 05:59 ET Ontario's Disappearing Used Tire Piles

- Ontarians urged to keep on dropping off used tires at collector sites - TORONTO, April 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Sixty Million Tires! That's how many tires have been successfully recycled since the launch...


Jul 25, 2013, 14:29 ET Ontario Communities Collect More Than 58,000 Tires and Raise $175,000+ During Six-Day Tire Recycling Blitz

Tires Recycled Across Ontario Help The Sunshine Foundation Fulfill Dreams for Children Across the Province TORONTO, July 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Scrap tires are transforming communities across the province...


Feb 13, 2013, 09:32 ET Enough tires to cover twice the distance across Canada, Ontario Tire Stewardship celebrates recycling of 50 million tires in the province

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Ontarians have embraced tire recycling, helping Ontario Tire Stewardship (OTS) reach the 50 millionth tire milestone in less than four years. To put this into...


Dec 11, 2012, 10:47 ET Students to roll out green designs with scrap tires

Students will use products made from recycled tires to enrich YMCA's downtown space TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - For the second year in a row, Ontario students are being challenged to beautify a...


Oct 17, 2012, 08:00 ET Outdated Community Spaces in Ontario Need Sustainable Revitalization

Ontario Tire Stewardship survey reveals local parks, walkways and community centres across the province need a little TLC TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Public facilities and community spaces in...


Sep 17, 2012, 12:41 ET "On the Riverbank" unveiled at Evergreen Brick Works: New site is the place where rubber hits the river

Ontario Tire Stewardship Student Design Challenge winners see their dream come true TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - A riverbank themed new urban space officially opens to the public today at...


Sep 17, 2012, 07:00 ET / R E P E A T - Media/ Photo Advisory - When rubber hits the river: New site at Evergreen Brick Works designed by winners of Ontario Tire Stewardship Student Design Challenge/

TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - A river-themed winning design made of recycled tire products will be officially opened to the public at Evergreen Brick Works, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark...


Sep 13, 2012, 07:00 ET Media/ Photo Advisory - When rubber hits the river: New site at Evergreen Brick Works designed by winners of Ontario Tire Stewardship Student Design Challenge

TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - A river-themed winning design made of recycled tire products will be officially opened to the public at Evergreen Brick Works, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark...


Aug 20, 2012, 08:00 ET Think, Build and Grow Green: Ontario Tire Stewardship Funding Opportunity

Grant program makes Ontario communities more sustainable, awards products made from recycled tires TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Ontario Tire Stewardship (OTS) launched a call for submissions today...


Aug 03, 2012, 13:39 ET 139,098 Tires Collected and $357,960 Raised During Tire Recycling Events

- Across Ontario Diverted Tires Help the Sunshine Foundation Provide Special Experiences for Over 100 Children - TORONTO, Aug. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Scrap tires can make dreams come true for the Sunshine...


May 29, 2012, 07:00 ET Investment in green innovation and research seen as an imperative to create greener communities

Survey by Ontario Tire Stewardship reveals that sustainability is no longer solely the interest of a niche market TORONTO, May 29, 2012 /CNW/ - In anticipation of World Environment Day on June 5, a...


Apr 13, 2012, 08:30 ET Ontario retailers lacking in green products, consumers say

Ontario Tire Stewardship's latest survey reveals high demand for sustainable products but small selection TORONTO, April 13, 2012 /CNW/ - David Suzuki and Ontario teachers may have influenced almost...