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See how tires are put to good use

Tire Derived Fuel (TDF) – use tires as beneficial alternative fuel sources (7)

Cement kilns

Pulp and paper mills

Industrial boilers

Electric utility power plant

Electric arc furnace

Pyrolysis (not commercially proven yet) or gasification feedstock (piloted at commercial scale in Lebanon TN making energy and biochar for fertilizing croplands)

Tire-to-energy(kw) – three plants all closed in the US

 

Ground Rubber (~42 types)

Agricultural Parts

Accessibility Products (sports edge reducers, transition ramps, ramp end landings, accessible routes, sidewalks, walking and running surfaces)

Animal Care (horse arena footings, exercise and dressage areas, barn and stable flooring, cow mats, animal bedding, animal wash areas, dog parks)

Automotive (specialized rubber compounds, coating systems for truck bed liners and underbody protection, tire sealants, wheel stops in parking lots (parking stops), new tire material, auto part material like accelerator or brake pedal covers or noise dampening foam sealants, mud flaps, gaskets, muffler hangers)

Ballistic Products (ballistic rubber backstops and tiles, had-to-hand combat training pits)

Building& Construction (• Waterproofing coatings for: Fixed features such as fountains, pools, spillways and aquatic tanks; Planter boxes and foundations; Concrete, masonry and other construction materials; Decks and pedestrian bridges;  Water and wastewater facilities • Waterproofing membranes for: Roofing underlayment; Chimney, window and wall flashing; Deck systems and concrete foundations • Acoustical and cushioning underlayment under installed ceramic or laminate floors • Crack suppressant over concrete floors and foundations • Creation of safe walkways in temporary work and construction areas)

Carpet Backing (from the tire fiber)

Carpet Cushion or padding

Cleaning Tools (waste cans, utility cans, dolly systems, wringer buckets, dust pans, waste baskets)

Coatings, Sealants & Paints (• Waterproofing and protection for truck bed liners and underbody protection • Sealants used to enhance tire performance, safety and longevity • Infrastructure coatings to seal or patch cracks or leaks • Waterproofing coatings for: Fixed features such as fountains, pools, spillways and aquatic tanks, Planter boxes and foundations, Concrete, masonry and other construction materials, Decks and pedestrian bridges, Water and wastewater facilities • Waterproofing membranes for: Roofing underlayment, Chimney, window and wall flashing, Deck systems and concrete foundations; Also see Building and Construction)

Consumer products like: coasters, jar openers, mouse pads

Erosion Eel – erosion and sediment control tubes

Flooring (floor mats, roof pavers, deck top architectural tiles, floor overlay, underlayment; Also see Building and Construction) – (Flooring can be reused, e.g. rubber playground tiles repurposed as horse stall mats)

Footwear