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Any Tips for Getting Rid of Old Tires?

Any Tips for Getting Rid of Old Tires?

Old tires are everywhere, but that doesn’t mean that people know what to do with them. It has become abundantly clear over the past few decades that we cannot dump them all in landfills without harming the environment. At Eco Green Equipment, we are devoted...

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What To Do With Those Old Tires

What To Do With Those Old Tires

Despite the recent advances made in tire recycling technology and reusing scrap rubber, the question of what to do with old tires still plagues many of us. Most waste haulers and landfills will not accept tires anymore. If they do, there is usually a limit...

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Understanding Tire Shredders

Understanding Tire Shredders

When is a tire too worn to drive on safely? Tires should be changed when the tread is worn down to 2/32” and the tire no longer provides good traction while driving. At this point, the tire is no longer useful for its intended purpose. However, most of the...

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Annual Tire Generation Outpaces End-of-Life Tire Recycling

Annual Tire Generation Outpaces End-of-Life Tire Recycling

In a new report released by the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA), it’s been revealed that end-of-life tire markets are not keeping pace with the annual generation of scrap tires. Falling Recycling Rates The 2019 Scrap Tire Management Report...

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Environmental Impacts of Waste Tire Disposal

Environmental Impacts of Waste Tire Disposal

Waste tires are a modern-day hazard that pose a significant challenge to the U.S. Despite recycling efforts and government regulations at the state and national levels, tires are still being disposed of improperly. Some consumers ignorantly stockpile them in...

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Do Waste Tires Affect the Ocean?

Do Waste Tires Affect the Ocean?

Roughly 1.5 billion car and truck tires are discarded globally each year, and some of that waste is water-bound. To learn more about the effect of those tires on the ocean, we asked a panel of professionals to weigh in. Read on to learn more. Aaron Simmons...

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How Tire Derived Fuel is Cleaning Up

How Tire Derived Fuel is Cleaning Up

The number of scrap tires disposed of in landfills across the country each year is decreasing thanks to innovations in recycling and energy production. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the best way to reduce tire waste is to follow the...

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