Company gets permit to resume tire recycling project in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.

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AJAX, Ont. - Environmental Waste International Inc. has received a provincial permit that clears the way for it to restart a tire recycling pilot project in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.

EWS says it can resume the operation after installing some required equipment for the power generator.

It expects the work to be done before the end of January.

Environmental Waste International (TSXV:EWS) is based in Ajax Ont.

Its system breaks down used tires into carbon, steel and vapour, which is cooled to extract oil. The remaining gas is scrubbed and used as fuel for a power generator.

The Sault Ste. Marie pilot project operated for 12 months through June 2012 under a prior approval.