A Waste car tyre to Tarmac story
This is a recent article that brings us up to date about the development of waste tyres for making road surfaces. This is great news for us all because if it is a success, we will all benefit, and the waste tyre problem will be no longer be. More reading from Eric Roberts http://www.pellonautocentre.com/tyres-and-tarmac-mix-help-make-a-new-road-a90/
On a smaller scale people paint the old waste tyres and use in a garden display. I was not sure about this in the first place, but my wife and I had a go and they looked pretty good. The old tyres retain moister and warmth and the plants love this growing environment. We have also been successful in growing vegetables, in waste tyres that are stacked up in three’s and fours. This is especially good for growing potatoes, because you can remove the top tyres to get at the potatoes, when they have grown.
are also used to re-establish coral reefs and it has been found that they make great hiding and breeding places for fish and molluscs, so there may be further under water ideas to be considered for using waste tyres in the lakes and seas of the world.