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Aliapur presents: the second life of tyres

In 2 minutes, here is the recycling of your tyres in the Aliapur sector. You don’t imagine what they can become!

Shredding tyres, how does it work?

Watch how your tyres are recycled on a transformation site to become Powergom shreds or Geogom chips. Spectacular.

Tyres as limitless resources

Since 2004, we have optimised, secured and tracked all the procedures that allow us to take responsibility for and process 47 million end-of-life tyres every year. As soon as a tyre enters the Aliapur network, it is destined for a second life.

To ensure this, we have developed recycling methods that respect the environment, are technically reliable and economically viable. Thus, we allow tyres to replace raw materials – which can be fossil or manufactured, but are always costly, including in terms of transport.

Discover here which material can be replaced advantageously by end-of-life tyres, in which form, and in which sector of activity.

By material replacement

From coal to cork, via plastics, with technical performances that are identical or better.

By sector of activity

From public works to leisure activities, via industry and energy, solutions that are cheaper and more respectful of the environment.

By brand

Designed as labels and developed as brands, presenting Technigom, Powergom and Géogom - by Aliapur!

Our brands

I sell tyres in France: should I declare them?

Practical Guide


Using substitute fuels such as end-of-life tyres allows our cement works to reduce their consumption of fossil fuels, imported from often far-flung countries, thus playing a part in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and developing energy transition throughout the country. We know we can count on the reactivity and reliability of Aliapur to deliver shredded or whole tyres year round, satisfying the specifications of the factories.

[Vicat is an international cement manufacturer that was founded in the Isère département. The company has 160 years of experience, and has almost 8,000 employees in 11 countries. In 2018, Vicat Circulère was created: by transforming waste from building sites and reintegrating it into innovative, responsible products, it is now a question of participating in a new, sustainable development of spaces]

Breffni BOLZE
Head of the Vicat Circulère department

In 2013, when we imagined a “filtration barrier to combat the proliferation of mosquitoes” manufactured from recycled rubber, seeking out the expertise of Aliapur was the obvious move. Sharing this project with Aliapur made it possible to identify the resources and means needed to implement it in the hydromechanical, environmental soundness, industrial feasibility and market analysis phases. Together, we have built a strong working relationship that has transformed into a relationship based on trust, despite our rather particular geographical set-up: Aliapur in Lyon and Aedes-system in New Caledonia. Within this adventure, we particularly appreciated the human qualities of our relationship with our “Aliapur” contacts: their availability, of course, but also and above all their ability to adapt to this new recovery method for End-of-Life Tyres, complete with its strong public health and social image.

Thierry SURIVI