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 ...

The World’s Largest Mining Trucks

Here at Western Tire Recyclers, we specialize specifically in recycling off the road tires. We process some of the biggest tires in the industry, from some of the largest vehicles in the world, big mining trucks. Just how big are ...

5 Different Ways to Recycle Tires

At Western Tire Recycling, we love grinding up, shredding, and ultimately recycling OTR tires or turning them into dependable tire water tanks. There are many methods used for tires to begin a new life as a recycled product. Here are ...

The History of Rubber

Rubber has been a significant resource for civilization for many years, even as far back as 1000 CE. This material can be (and has been) used for a wide variety of things, including clothes, erasers and tires. Here is a ...

That Bouncy, Stretchy Stuff; What Is It?

Your eyes glaze over as you spot a bright green bouncy ball staring at you through glass protection. Mother tugs on your hand and you reluctantly follow her through her weekly shopping routine. Eventually you both reach the cash register ...

5 Signs It’s Time For New Tires

Even though it is a fairly straightforward process and takes almost no time to do, it is a good idea to check regularly to see if your tires are still holding up. While the professionals who sold you your tires ...

5 Things To Do with Recycled Tires

Tires have been around for a long time and thanks to some incredible breakthroughs in science and technology, have become more resilient and tough than ever before. When these tires are no longer in good condition, they are retired and ...

Creative Ways to Re-use Tires

    Did you know that around 290 million tires are discarded in the US each year? Then they take an additional 50 - 80 years to decompose if in a landfill. That’s a lot of time and a lot of space ...

The Benefits of Rubber Mulch

At Western Tire Recyclers we specialize in turning old off the road (OTR) tires into something new and usable again. Our services help to keep the rubber out of landfills and also keep the price of rubber products low for ...