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Special Municipal Landfill Clean-up

Municipal landfills receive a 50-cent per tire incentive to manage scrap tires appropriately. There remain some logistical challenges to ensuring consistent enforcement of scrap tire management requirements. Continue reading ‘Special Municipal Landfill Clean-up’

Extending Tire Life

Recycling tires at their end-of-life is important but lengthening life so that fewer are used is essential. Tire manufacturers are making progress. Since 1981 the average tire life has gone up over 50 percent. Also, average tire rolling resistance has reduced by more than 25 percent, simply by making the tires lighter and stronger. Continue reading ‘Extending Tire Life’