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Debunking Common Recycling Myths

Debunking Common Recycling Myths

The trash cans that line main roads at amusement parks and dot street corners no longer stand alone. Where there is a waste receptacle, there is another can for recycling aluminum cans and one for plastic bottles. Brightly colored and clearly marked, these...

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Learn More About TDF and Why It’s Useful

Learn More About TDF and Why It’s Useful

Around 1979, tire-derived fuel (TDF) emerged as the first market for recycled tires. The fuel source consisting of whole tires or tire shreds mixed with traditional fossil fuel sources proved helpful in cleaning up tire stockpiles and providing an energy...

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How Crumb Rubber is Driving Band-Aid out of Business

How Crumb Rubber is Driving Band-Aid out of Business

As long as there have been children, there have been skinned knees, scraped elbows, and broken bones. As we grow and learn how to use our bodies, there are bound to be some mishaps along the way. Remember the time you attempted an epic feat on the playground...

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What industries can benefit from tire recycling?

What industries can benefit from tire recycling?

As tire recycling is becoming more common, recycled rubber products show up in places you might not expect, from playground mulch to roadways and engineering projects. A variety of different industries are beginning to discover ways to benefit from this...

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How Recycling Saves Wildlife

How Recycling Saves Wildlife

In 2019, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized the progress that we have made as a country in our recycling efforts. Since 1960, recycling efforts have increased from only 7% to 32%. While that is a significant increase, it still leaves a lot...

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Assessing Your Local Tire Recycling Market

Assessing Your Local Tire Recycling Market

According to statistics released by the US Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA), tire recycling efforts are not keeping up with waste tire production. Tire recycling hit a record high in 2013. A whopping 96% of tires found their way to tire recycling...

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