To celebrate OTS’ ongoing commitment to community, innovation and sustainability, this month we’re thrilled to launch our third Ontario Tire Stewardship Student Design Challenge
. This year’s program has been expanded to test the skills of both landscape architecture and industrial design students. The Design Challenge aims to ignite creativity and innovative design while showcasing the aesthetics, functionality and high-performance of products made from recycled Ontario tires. Read More
and introducing it to program participants. TreadMarks Online is a new online tool for program participants built to improve and streamline access to remittances, transactions, claims, and applications. Launching April 1
, the Online system builds on the TreadMarks Mobile iPad app, which has also been updated to include new features and will continue to serve as the handheld companion app to the Online system.
RETHINK rinks: We Transformed An Entire Skating Rink With Your Tires
In 2015, the Natrel Rink, which is located at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre, was outfitted with rubber flooring made with recycled Ontario tires. The project diverted 715 tires from landfills. How cool is that?
This was made possible through the Ontario Tire Stewardship Community Renewal Fund. Check out our video
to see how this project came to life.
We will begin accepting applications for the 2016 Community Renewal Fund in Spring 2016 – stay tuned for more details. You can also click here
for more information about the fund and to see a complete list of 2015 recipients.