Car & Light Truck Tires
Medium Truck Tires
What happens to my tires?
Not only are discarded tires ugly to look at, they also pose a number of health risks. They present a fire hazard that can produce toxic fumes. When left out in the open, they collect water and become a breeding ground for mosquitos including those carrying West Nile Virus. The good news is, while tires are nasty when they're discarded, they're a valuable source of material that can be turned into new products and new jobs.
How are we doing?
An overview of the past year's progress in the Tire Recycling Program can be found in the Progress Report. This user-friendly document includes program highlights and key results.
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Municipal Grant Program
Tire recycling is good for the environment, but it also benefits Albertans directly. Alberta Recycling’s Municipal Grant Program provides funding to communities to help them incorporate recycled tire products into community enhancement projects or upgrade scrap tire collection areas at landfills, transfer stations or recycling depots.
Products Made From Tires
Tires can be recycled and used for many things such as sidewalks, walkways, replacement for sand in playgrounds, landscaping, rooftop & patio Surfacing, and much more. Visit the link below for a list of recycled tire manufacturers in Alberta and their products.