History of Recycling

13 October, 2017 (10:55) | News

Recycling is an ancient concept—at least as ancient as the Greeks in ancient history. Some would credit dinosaurs as the first recyclers. As important as it is to recycle, nature’s cycles are not quite what we would term recycling, and ...

Anyone Can Recycle Tires!

5 September, 2017 (11:42) | Recycling

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 ...

Tire World

25 August, 2017 (10:54) | News

Think for a moment about how many people live in the United States. Let's crunch some hypothetical numbers. There are around 300 million people in the country. There is a reported 263 million registered vehicles as well. The simple version ...

The Wheel: A Brief History

31 May, 2017 (15:43) | News

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

15 April, 2017 (11:21) | Recycling, Tire Water 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?

15 March, 2017 (11:13) | Recycling, 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

15 February, 2017 (12:59) | Tires

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, ...