Anyone Can Recycle Tires!

OTR (off the road) tires are some of the biggest tires often used for construction and mining. At Western Tire Recycler, we recycle old OTR tires to make various products such as water tanks and mulch. This process prevents tires ...

The Wheel: A Brief History

The story of Western Tire Recyclers starts long before our time. The first known wheels appeared in ancient history sometime as early as 4500 BC during the Neolithic Period. It can be tempting to envision a primitive wooden wheel attached ...

FAQs About Tire Water Storage Tanks

As you can probably infer from our name, we at Western Tire Recyclers specialize in converting old tires into reusable material. Our emphasis is off-the-road (OTR) tires, which are designed to sustain massive amounts of weight. These are typically used ...

Why Should I Recycle My Tires?

We have all been taught the importance of recycling. Taking care of our planet will not only benefit us, it will benefit future generations. It has become an unwritten rule of society that we recycle whenever possible. We frequently see recycling bins ...

How to Avoid Flat Tires and Blowouts

There are very few things as frustrating and inconvenient as being stranded on the side of the road with a flat tire or blowout. But since it is bound to happen to all of us at one point or another, ...

Tires and Football

With the biggest football game of the year just around the corner, we thought it’d be the perfect time to give tires the shoutout they deserve. But what do tires have to do with football? Well, probably a bit more ...

Uses for Recycled Tires

After tires wear out, they don't have to just end up in a pile in a landfill. There are various uses for recycled tires that make sure that the rubber and other materials don't go to waste after their treads ...

The Benefits of Tire Recycling

Improper tire disposal crates various health and safety problems. Fires can start in tire piles, releasing chemicals into the air and ground, and requiring millions of dollars to take care of. Tire dumps also become breeding grounds for vermin and ...

What are Tire Recycling and Used Tire Disposal Really All About?

All tires have a lifespan and will eventually need to be replaced due to wear and tear from usage or irreparable damages such as punctures. And with all the personal, commercial and OTR (off the road) tires in use on ...

5 Facts About Tire Water Tanks

One of the best ways to make the most of your old tires is by turning them into water tanks. This is one of the services we offer at Western Tire Recyclers. Many people are actually unaware of this use ...