From a screeching noise to the muffled silence in a church. That of recycled tyres is a crucial parable, in the latest project by Ecopneus, a non profit company for ELTs (End-of-life tyres), made of six main tyre producers operating in Italy – Bridgestone, Continental, Goodyear Dunlop, Marangoni, Michelin and Pirelli – that over time have been joined by an additional 55 production or import businesses.  It all started last summer when Ecopneus, in collaboration with Legambiente and thanks to the planning and coordination by Vie En.Ro.Se Ingegneria, promoted the acoustic refurbishment of former ENAOLI’s church in Rispescia, in the Grosseto area, using also panels made with materials derived from recycled tyres. The work in the church, set within Legambiente’s National c...