Recycle Chewing Gum into Toys and Tires
Created 9/1/2010 9:05:02 AM 
†Cleaning gum off pavement takes money and energy. Itís usually done with high pressure steam, which can end up eroding the surface and shortening its lifecycle, taking up more money and energy in repairs and replacement. A new chewing gum recycling campaign has started and if it takes off perhaps it will mean the end of those unsightly gum spots on paved surfaces.
Freeze Your Tires for Profit
Created 5/12/2010 7:56:52 AM 
Currently more than 300 million tires are ditched every year in the U.S. alone, and most of those are simply dumped in landfills or burned for fuel, mainly at cement plants. The world's population is growing and the advent of smaller and cheaper electric cars will likely put more drivers on the road, so unless anything changes drastically the number of discarded tires is bound to grow.
Build your New House with Old Tires
Created 12/16/2009 7:57:24 AM 
Approximately 300 million used car and truck tires are generated in the U. S. each year. The majority end up in landfills, create fire hazard, insect breeding grounds and rodent habitat. Scrap tires are not only a waste of valuable landfill space but a more serious waste of what is now a viable resource. To illustrate the magnitude of the used tire problem the governments, Solid Waste Management, reports indicate, there is one scrap tire produced for every three people in the United States alone.
Worn Again: Rubbish Fashion
Created 9/26/2008 7:48:21 AM 
Worn Again is a social business which was set up not only to transform consumption and manufacturing patterns through production of goods made from recycled materials, in an effort to reuse the millions of tons of textiles are thrown away every year around the world. It has been giving a new lease of life to old materials, such as car seat belts, prison blankets, bicycle tires, parachutes, firemenís uniforms, and more.
Sustainable money alternative: The Product Service System
Created 10/3/2007 7:20:32 AM 
Reusing products help to reduce consumer costs and the amount of waste going to disposal. Reuse can have financial and environmental benefits, either of which can be the main motivation for it. Examples include the rethreading of tires and the use of plastic delivery trays in place of cardboard cartons.
Make big bucks with discarded tires
Created 5/9/2007 2:41:29 PM 
Rubbersidewalks, Inc. is the leading supplier of non-concrete sidewalks in the world. Their revolutionary product, introduced in 2001 is a fundamentally new system for sidewalk paving. This company offers an alternative to concrete: heavy-duty, sidewalk-worthy rubber paving tiles (pavers) made of 100 % recycled California tire rubber primarily for use in place of concrete where sidewalks are adjacent to trees.


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