Driving a vehicle you know you have to change your tires every 2-3 years depending on how much distance you have been driving. Now, what happens to the used tires? Tires are a huge headache when it comes to waste management and recycling. Yet alone in the USA the problem of scrap tires is an estimated 300 million tires which are “disposed” of annually! It’s even a worse issue for the so-called 3rd world countries.
Below documented you will find some examples of how we have been implementing the used tires that can be of great long-term use. Learn how to do it yourself.
- Using the tires to build outdoor stairs on a steep hill
- Using the tires for a-net-like structure for a road-damm
- using the tires for garden decoration
- using the tires for retaining walls..etc
The ecological effects of tires can span a long time due to their slow decomposition, but they can be used in a great number of ways thanks to that the longevity of the material. There are various clever DIY ways that each of us can reuse and recycle them and save them from entering the environment or taking up space in our landfills.