recycled tires

Did you know that rubberized asphalt roads, the kind made from recycled tires, are quieter and more durable than regular asphalt roads — and only need to be half the thickness? Find out more about the benefits of recycled tires in this video from the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries.

Feature image courtesy of Hochman.

By Haley Shapley

Haley Shapley is based in Seattle, where recycling is just as cool as Macklemore, walking in the rain without an umbrella, and eating locally sourced food. She writes for a wide range of publications, covering everything from sustainability to fitness to travel. Read more of her work here.