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If in good shape, sell or donate. If not, schedule a free pick up. Residential customers may schedule two free curbside pickups each calendar year.Schedule a free pick up
Call your local auto mechanic or parts supplier to inquire about tire takeback programs onsite.
The materials of modern pneumatic tires are synthetic rubber, natural rubber, fabric and wire, along with carbon black and other chemical compounds. Elastomers (natural and synthetic rubber)Reinforcing fillers (carbon black and silica)Plasticizers (resins, oils)Chemicals (sulfur)Metal reinforcements (wires, bead wires)Textile reinforcements (rayon, aramid, nylon, polyester)Tire dust is one of the leading sources of microplastics found in 94% of drinking water (bottled and tap) in the United Sates.
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