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What Happens to Recycled Tires?

Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, protection, recycling, tires )

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Just last week, rental car giant Hertz Corporation announced a partnership with Liberty Tire Recycling. According to a press release issued by the car rental company on November 8th, the two entities will work together to sustainably recycle of the

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. (0)
Friday November 23, 2012, 10:35 am
this happens in a civilized society and responsible.
But if you give a non-recyclable waste in the hands of the Camorra, especially in southern Italy, they end up mostly in Africa with the help of corrupt governments, and often cast out in the Mediterranean Sea before the same countries where the Camorra families live, this is the height of the deficiency and ignorance of Camorra's people
Poor planet earth
noted - ty Cher

. (0)
Friday November 23, 2012, 10:39 am
My school district recently bought 1,000 pounds of shredded tire to be used on the ground in our new playground area.

Gloria p (304)
Friday November 23, 2012, 10:56 am
Better than those ugly tire sandals!

Joanne Dixon (38)
Friday November 23, 2012, 1:10 pm
Gloria, I beg your pardon, I resemble that remark - I love my tire sandals and shoes!

Shredded tires in highway asphalt greatly reduces the noise as well as the jolting. Some was experimented with here. Unfortunately I haven't seen wide use here yet.

Nelson Baker (0)
Friday November 23, 2012, 2:24 pm
Good the tires are recycled.

Gloria Morotti (14)
Friday November 23, 2012, 6:33 pm
Good information...thanks. And kudos to Hertz for instigating the entire thing.

Frans Badenhorst (582)
Friday November 23, 2012, 11:30 pm
this was very interesting, thanks for sharing Cher... I just love when something is recycled and put to good use... this initiative should be applauded...

Lindsay K (6)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 8:13 am
Thanks for sharing, noted

Donna Hamilton (159)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 10:19 am
Noted. Thanks, Cher.

Theodore Shayne (56)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 12:52 pm
Thank you. There's nothing worse than burning tires. Per the Camorra Curzio I saw the film and couldn't believe these idiots could be so stupid. They were actually burying it in landfill sites and abandoned complexes. I wasn't aware they were dumping it into the sea as well. Good grief. A ten fold curse to the tenth generation on these idiots.

Hartson Doak (39)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 1:58 pm
What about the use of tires to make walls of homes, or turned inside out and used for planters and swings

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 3:42 pm
Thank you

Sergio Padilla (65)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 4:22 pm

pam w (139)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 5:15 pm
I hope it's just the beginning of brain-storming for other ideas!

Ellen m (215)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 1:22 am
A good friend of mine has had a company since the early 80's where he turns old tires into bumpers for boats, ferries and tugs.
He even spoke to the WA. state senate about this, and has been given numerous green awards..
But believe it or not the state still uses "virgin" rubber for our many ferries! So most off his bigger clients are in Canada and elsewhere...*sigh

Sharon W. (4)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 6:28 am
I like it when people have sensible, sustainable ideas.

David C (131)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 7:20 am

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Wednesday November 28, 2012, 7:00 am
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> What Happens to Recycled Tires?
the same as with colorless greepainted wishes: they exist only in fantasy and propaganda

Not 1 tire is ever recycled. Downgraded maybe, used to further pollute the environment - don't they e.g. contain Cadmium? oh, it's only small concentrations, but don't they add up to many tons of Cd being dispersed into the biosphere each year? ...

> sustainably recycle
= Mega-Bull$hit!
it's neither a cycle, nor does it come within Lightyears of being sutainable

Nancy Black (308)
Wednesday November 28, 2012, 9:32 pm
Noted, tweeted, tweeted and shared. Good news; good for the planet.

Klaus Peters (14)
Monday December 10, 2012, 7:28 am
But in the end the tyres will still end up in landfiil, sure the tyre life was prolonged a litle longer. Eventually the rubber will break up, then what are you going to do with your rubber mulch which most likely has contaminated your garden as well?
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