Repsol YPF uses recycled tyres to produce road asphalts

Press Release 07/08/2006 07:00
  • Road surfaces made from powdered-tyre bitumen improves adherence, reduces traffic noise and is longer-lasting than conventional asphalt.
  • Repsol YPFs cutting edge technology combats the environmental headache caused by 300,000 tons of used tyres discarded every year in Spain.
  • This new asphalt has been used to pave streets in Madrid and for highways throughout Spain.
  • Millions of used tyres may be reused via this method in our country every year.