Partners and Resources


Since our launch in 2009, we’ve worked hard and accomplished great things – surpassing even our own goals. We are able to achieve what we have today with the help of our like-minded partners.

Canadian Association of Tire Recycling Agencies (CATRA)
OTS is a member of the Canadian Association of Tire Recycling Agencies (CATRA). CATRA is made up of tire recycling agencies in the provinces and territories of Canada. The association's goal is to continually enhance the effectiveness of scrap tire diversion and recycling across Canada.
Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA)
Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association
The Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association has been the voice of the auto recycling industry in Ontario since 1992. For several years now OARA and OTS have teamed up for Tire Take Back Events, which have resulted in hundreds of thousands of tires collected and over $500,000 raised for the Sunshine Foundation of Canada.
CAA South Central Ontario (CAA SCO)

CAA Autogreen
CAA’s Autogreen program is designed to provide resources and choices to help their Members become more eco-friendly drivers. With a shared sense of environmental responsibility, CAA and OTS have teamed up on a number of initiatives aimed at promoting eco-friendly recycling services and driving practices.

Earth Rangers Centre for Technology
Earth Rangers Centre Sustainable Technology - Proud Supported Logo
Considered leaders in advancing green building practices, the Earth Rangers Centre provides a technology showcase highlighting the great recycled rubber tire products that are being manufactured here in Ontario, educating thousands of building professionals every year on the importance of a sustainable lifestyle. OTS works collaboratively with the Earth Rangers Centre staff to raise the profile of recycled tire products along with their contributions to building performance and the environment.
Evergreen Brick Works
Evergreen Brick Works Logo
Evergreen Brick Works is an environmental community centre that inspires and equips visitors to live, work and play more sustainably. In 2011, participants of the OTS Student Design Challenge were tasked with developing a design for a site at Evergreen Brick Works using tire-derived products; the finished design effectively incorporates tire-derived products into the site’s natural features.
YMCA of Greater Toronto

The YMCA of Greater Toronto believes a great future is a green future and that a healthy community deserves a healthy home. The YMCA makes investments in new technology, and environmental initiatives, which made them a natural fit for the 2013 OTS Student Design Challenge. This year's challenge will see the winning design implemented at the YMCA Central Location in downtown Toronto and will incorporate tire-derived products to create a beautiful, functional, and sustainable community space.


Tire Recycling

National Organizations

Canadian Association of Tire Recycling Agencies (CATRA)
Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (RAC) 

Provincial Tire Programs

Other Materials Recycling

Paper, Plastics, Packaging and Containers

Blue Box (Stewardship Ontario)

Hazardous or Special Waste

Orange Drop (Stewardship Ontario)


Ontario Electronic Stewardship