Car Tire Recycling Statistics

It is everyone’s responsibility to recycle and use whatever we can. Car tires are the most important among them. This infographic by Pelmar shows statistics and important information about car tire recycling.

Infographic Summary

7 gallons of crude oil = 1 Car Tire

More reasons to recycle car tires:

One scrap tire for every man is generated by the united states motorists

During 2003, the states was able to produce 290 million scrap tires

27 million scrap tires go to the landfills in the states

recycled scrap tire can be used for rad paving, landfill liners etc

38 states have a complete ban on landfilling tires since 2001

Scrap Tires left unattended have many hazards:

Mosquitos breed in trapped rain water in tires

Tires are not degradable and hence landfilling poses a huge threat

In case of fire accidents in dump spots, the fire is very difficult to extinguish

Tire Recycling Process:

  1. Vulcanization
  2. Shredding
  3. Magnetic Separation
  4. Fabricating