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Date: Thu, 2 Jan 97 14:19 WET From: FRIEDMAN.FRED@EPAMAIL.EPA.GOV (Fred Friedman) Subject: Rubber Bricks (Keith O.)
January 2, 1997
Dear Keith O.,
I m not sure just what products you saw. I can find two things (easily) that they might have been:
Ecoblock is put out by Rural Collection Tire Recycling whose contact person is Glenda Gates, tel: 504-344-8298.
Ecoblock is a cement block filled with compressed crumb rubber which interlock in a tongue and groove design.
A sound barrier made of rubber brick-like constructions is put out by Carsonite, Inc., Contact person: Paul Schubring, tel: 916-725-1373.
The barriers use crumb rubber interiors with a composite outer shell.
These are reviewed in the Research Library for RCRA s 1995 NNEMS Student (Stacey Ritter) s report Opportunities for Government Procurement of New and Innovative Recycled Content Products
Other possibilities include:
Blocks of 95% recycled rubber in two sizes from Trash Depot, Moorhead, MN, Contact person: Gerry Beutler, tel: 218-233-7417
Various products for marine applications that might include blocks from American Rubber Mat Manufacturing, North Haven, CT, tel: 203-230-8875.
These are listings in the Recycled Rubber Products Catalog put out by the Scrap Tire Management Council, 7/94 edition, tel: (of the Council) 202-682-4880.
Also listed in the 1996 Scrap Tire Users Directory) are the following makers of Building Blocks ):
AD Tire Recycling of Quincy, MA
American Future Cube, DE
Born Again Reclamation, PA
Eco Systems, FL
Multi-Block, Inc, MN
N. Marion Tire, WV
RJ Groom Holdings, Canada
Tire Bloc System, MO
Hope that this helps