Friday, April 10, 2015
Tire Recycling Competition Announced by GT Radial Philippines
Imagine replacing 1 tire of the roughly 3.6 million automobiles found in the Philippines alone and estimating a 1 square meter for every tire, it'll take only two years to fill the entire 35- square kilometer surface of Metro Manila. There would be as much as 140 million discarded tires within only 10 years which is the same as the projected population.
Dumping of used tires in the garbage, dumpsites or landfills cayuses health hazards especially when they are burned causing pollution in the air. Too many tires needed for artificial reefs on our shorelines or sea already. There is really a need to find a better solution on how we could dispose, reuse or recycle these used tires.
Thus GT Radial Philippines has though of a competition to help in the preservation of the environment. It is a timely mission to be hosting a tire up-cycling idea called GT Radial Untired - a challenge open to all individuals and organizations within Metro Manila to come up with the best sustainable, scalable and replicable tire recycling ideas. DEadline of submission is on June 5, 2015 which is World Environment Day.
Two categories are available - Junior for 12 to 20 years old of age and Advanced for 21 years and above. The usage can be either for Culture and the Arts, Agriculture, Infrastructure or Disaster response.
Distinguished panel of judges including guests from GT Radial Global HQ and Philippine environmental gurus will be judging ten finalists by July to determine the grand winner who will get to win a cash prize, a plaque of recognition, and ultimately to get the chance to implement and scale the project, as supported by GT Radial Philippines.
Support the GT Rdial Philippines competition and help make an United Philippines.
For more details, check them out at www.gtradial.ph or www.facebook.com/gtradialphilippines