How to Recycle Tires
Tires are designed to be practically indestructible — a great thing for cars, but historically it’s made them more difficult to recycle. Fortunately, the recycling options are only getting better. Through processes like ambient shredding and cryogenic grinding, tires can be turned into products including synthetic turf, playground surfaces and road embankments.
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Frequent Tires Recycling Questions
The non-rubber portions of the tire are also recycled, according to RecycledRubberFacts.org. For instance, the steel beads that give the tire its shape and structure are processed into specification-grade product used by steel mills for new steel.