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Do you have an old tyre or set of tyres that you want to dispose of in an environmentally friendly way? Here is how to reuse or recycle that tyre.
If you have new tyres fitted by a garage, mobile tyre fitter or tyre centre your old tyres will be disposed of by the garage, however if you decide to change your own tyre you will need to get rid of your worn tyre.
Tyres are quite difficult to dispose of in an environmentally friendly way; the rubber will not biodegrade due to the high degree of processing it has undergone in the tyre manufacturing process. Also the whole tyre assembly consists of rubber, metal and plastic, all of which need to be separated to recycle the separate componants.
If you are the creative type there are lots of things you could make from an old tyre.
Here are ten ways that you may not realise old, worn tyres are used.