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Special Report on

Scrap Tire Program

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the cleanup of illegal scrap tire stockpiles and for the managed collection, transportation, recycling, and processing of the scrap tires generated in Maryland. Since the inception of the Scrap Tire Recycling Act, MDE has successfully recovered over 8 million scrap tires from illegal stockpiles. A scrap tire is a tire that can no longer be used for its original purpose. Consider that the average American family owns two cars with four tires each needing to be replaced every two years. In Maryland, that adds up to almost 5.6 million new scrap tires each year requiring proper disposal. Scrap tire dumps pose a risk to public ...
(or tyres) that are no longer suitable for use on vehicles due to wear or irreparable damage (such as punctures). These tires are among the largest and most problematic sources of waste , due to the large volume produced and their durability. Those same characteristics which make waste tires such a problem also make them one of the most re-used waste materials, as the rubber is very resilient and can be reused in other products. Approximately one tire is discarded per person per year. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reports 290 million scrap tires were generated in 2003. Of the 290 million, 45 million of these scrap ...
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New DNRE Press Release ~ Report Shows Success of Michigan Scrap ...
The Department of Natural Resources and Environment announced the release of the first triennial report on the effectiveness of Michigan’s Scrap Tire Program. The report shows that the program has had a high level of success throughout the state in decreasing stockpiles of scrap tires, increasing compliance rates at scrap tire sites, and improving the reuse markets for scrap tires. Behind the program’s success to date is the ongoing Scrap Tire Cleanup Grant Program which addresses abandoned scrap tire sites, as well as inspection and enforcement actions at existing scrap tire sites to ensure a level playing field for those ... market research, surveys and trends
Update - cancellations,corrections & additions / Feb. 11, 2010
Due to predicted wintry weather conditions some of tomorrow’s events have been cancelled, AU will be closed, and other events/businesses may follow that trend. It won’t be possible to include all of these cancellations in PLACE notifications. So please check directly with sponsoring organizations or locations re: additional cancellations or postponements. ============================================= AU CLASSES AND NORMAL BUSINESS OPERATIONS CANCELLED FOR TOMORROW, FRIDAY, FEB. 12 MORE INFO:  www.auburn.edu ; http://ocm.auburn.edu/news/alert/weather/index.html A winter storm warning has been issued for the Auburn ... market research, surveys and trends

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SCRAP TIRE PROGRAM

How Georgia is Solving It's Scrap Tire Problem - Scrap Tire News ...
There used to be 12 million of them, strewn across the state of Georgia: worn-out "crap"tires. That was the dire quandary facing the state of Georgia at the onset of this decade, when its Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) Environmental Protection Division (EPD) created the Scrap Tire Program (STP) in an effort to clean up and recycle the millions of tires housed in illegal stockpiles throughout the state. Regulation In 1993, Georgia's Scrap Tire Program began contracting with tire ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Scrap Tire Management Special Report
Legislative changes were made in the scrap tire program in 1993 to ... The scrap tire disposal tax on passenger tires was increased from 1 to 2 percent .... more than 6.6 million tires have been cleaned up from nuisance tire sites. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RELATED NEWS
Friday, June 4--Annual Tire Recycling Day Falls To Budget Axe
SNOW HILL – There is no money for the popular used tire recycling day, staff told the Worcester County Commissioners this week during hearings on the solid waste budget. A state tire recycling fund called the Maryland Scrap Tire Program usually pays for the tire recycling day. All new tire purchasers pay a small fee to the scrap tire program, 80 cents per each new tire purchased, at the point of sale. That fund will be applied to the Maryland state budget, county attorney Sonny Bloxom said. Tire purchasers are still being charged that fee, said Recycling Manager Ron Taylor. “It’s still being put into the tire fund. The ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
GreenMan Technologies Subsidiary to Benefit From $200000 in Grants From the ...
today announced that its subsidiary, National Playground Compliance Group ("NPCG"), assisted ten Missouri schools in securing $200,000 in grants from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources - Scrap Tire Division. The ten recipients will use the grant funds to partially offset the purchase and installation of NPCG'S DuroMat "Extended Life"(R) safety tiles and playground equipment prior to commencement of the September 2010 school year. Based on NPCG's experience with similar state programs, management anticipates that the full value of these grant related orders will exceed the amount ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Maryland Scrap Tire Program's Annual Report for Fiscal - Maryland ...
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Waste Tire Program - The Official State of Tennessee's Department ...
It is estimated that 5,000,000 waste tires are generated annually in Tennessee and several million waste tires are currently stockpiled or illegally dumped across the state. In addition to littering our landscape and marring the natural beauty of Tennessee's hills and stream banks, the improper disposal of whole tires often results in health and environmental hazards. Whole tires provide convenient habitats for rodents. They hold water and become excellent breeding grounds for ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
GEORGIA'S SCRAP TIRE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM:
State's Scrap Tire Management Program (the Program), the authors of this report ...... scrap tire management program. It is argued that removal of the ban ...
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How To Earn $100.00 A Day Recycling Old Tires
You really can earn over $100 a day recycling old tires in almost any populated section of North America," says Washington State's Bob Stevenson. "I've been doing it for years in a number of different cities as far east as Lansing, Michigan and as far north as Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. And, contrary to what you probably believe, you don't need a truck to get into this business, the work is not heavy, and there are plenty of old tires lying around just waiting for you to pick them up!" One of the easiest ways to get the best possible gas mileage out of your car is to ...
Waste Management: need to know, scrap metal dealers, recycling ...
There are two ways to become involved in recycling. One is to be in the waste business, where people pay you to take away their waste or garbage, and you remove and recycle material from there to increase your profits. The other is to buy, or accept for free, or accept for a fee, a waste material that you can process in some way so that you can sell it at a profit. The last example is represented by scrap metal dealers, who pay for metal scrap and prepare it for re-use by other companies. My best advice is that you hunt down as many different waste and recycling companies in your area as you can find, and study what they do. If ...