Emanuel Bertalot, the Director of the Recycling Committee for the SLTC appeared in Episode 25 on the Tyre Recycling Podcast as he was interviewed by Tyre & Rubber Recycling Correspondent, Richard Wilson.
Episode 25 of the Tyre Recycling Podcast Arrives
Emanuel gives viewers the details on the founding and principal objectives of the SLTC, whilst as well revealing some of the progress made by the various sub-committees within the association. Richard also quizzed Emanuel on the upcoming Jornadas de Reciclaje scheduled for November.
The interview sandwiches a short conversation where Richard and Ewan dissect the recent tyre fires in Kuwait which went viral on social media following tweets from TV journalist Julia Bradbury and global environment movement Extinction Rebellion. Richard and Ewan discuss the facts as we know them and the reality of tyre fires around the world.
00:00 Introduction to Episode #25 | Business Witness: Emanuel Bertalot
01:25 Part 1: Interview with Emanuel Bertalot, the Director of the Recycling Committee for the SLTC
02:13 Emanuel expands on the origins of the SLTC and the association’s objectives
04:23 “What role does the SLTC play in the tyre recycling sector?”
07:00 Emanuel breaks down the SLTC’s sub-committees and their achievements
11:25 SLTC’s tyre recycling’s niche specialism and expertise across the sub-committees
13:24 The SLTC’s effective virtual working model with international membership
15:05 Ewan and Richard discuss the facts around the recent Kuwait tyre fires
18:30 Ewan’s take on tyre recycling progress worldwide, and the effect of tyre dumps
20:50 The human impact on tyre fires
22:25 Regulation and government’s influence on controlling tyre fires worldwide
23:52 Richard recaps the recent tyre dumps and tyre fire issues in Kuwait, Spain and the UK
26:40 Raising awareness is key to promoting tyre recycling for environmental protection
28:08 Part 2: Interview with Emanuel Bertalot, the Director of the Recycling Committee for the SLTC
28:40 Emanuel discusses the SLTC’s Jornadas de Reciclaje (tyre recycling conference)
32:58 Richard quizzes Emanuel on the conference’s main topics and key speakers
36:25 Conclusion to Interview with Emanuel Bertalot, the Director of the Recycling Committee for the SLTC
37:08 Ewan and Richard discuss the key takeaways from Emanuel Bertalot’s interview on the SLTC
41:38 Conclusion to Episode #25 | Business Witness: Emanuel Bertalot