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

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Innovation: Openwaste, a creative marathon

The first  Openwaste hackathon*  devoted to waste took place in November 2017 at the LeroyMerlin TechShop in Ivry-Paris. The event brought together 37 participants – makers, designers, engineers, creative people and fans – all with the same ambition to “hack waste” during the 3-day creative marathon.

The hackathon was organised on the initiative of Aliapur. It allowed multi-disciplinary teams to imagine and create prototypes of products made from recycled waste in general, and end-of-life tyres in particular, making sure to use a significant quantity of materials without generating any additional impact on the environment. Openwaste 1 was won by the “Black Pillow”, a surprising type of protection for urban furniture.

Are you interested in recycling tyres and their by-products? Do you have a great idea, or a project that needs examining? Get to know  the applications  that we are developing and don’t hesitate to  contact us.

*french only


Quality, durability, homogeneity of the materials… AFNOR and Aliapur have been working together for more than ten years to encourage the actors in the field of end-of-life tyres to jointly write the voluntary standards defining good practices for collections and recycling. Fruitful exchanges have been federated at the national level, giving rise to European specifications favourable for the development of both the entire sector and new markets.

[AFNOR Normalisation informs and guides all those who, through their involvement in the writing of voluntary standards, want to allow a project, an activity, or a sector to develop in the very best conditions possible and thus play a part in the development of the economy and society of the future. It provides support that is indispensable for encouraging progress and innovation, as well as for helping France shine at the international level]

Helmut GOMA
Standardisation project manager

French cement manufacturers have been recycling end-of-life tyres in their kilns for 40 years, and now process almost a quarter of all the tyres collected in France. In the last 15 years, Aliapur has made a name for itself as the key player in the sector, providing discipline. The cement manufacturers, who are part of a circular economy mindset, use tyre shred for both material recycling and energy recovery at the same time, and count on their partner Aliapur to operate in a short-loop environment at the national level.

[The ATILH (French technical association for the hydraulic binder industry) is a professional organisation that developed out of the French cement industry. Its aim is to "carry out all the actions in which the member companies find a common interest in the technical field": research, development, environment, standardisation and quality, information and technico-economic intelligence]

Fabrice COPIN
Delegate Director

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