Tirecycling

Rubber from old tires becomes a valuable eco-friendly resource
Implications - Tires are one of the world's largest sources of waste, a fact that isn't going unnoticed by consumers. Many are taking it upon themselves to reuse and recycle the problematic rubber material through DIY crafts, or are contributing to the growing market by purchasing products made out of scrap rubber.
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Wearable Transportation - ‘The Chariot' Makes You Look Like a Cyborg
SCORE: 6.1
Hot 12,094 Clicks Pub: Apr 9, 09
Wearable Transportation
‘The Chariot' Makes You Look Like a Cyborg
Exmovere Holdings is unveiling their cutting edge futuristic wearable transportation device this week called The Chariot. The Chariot is a hands-free, self-balancing wearable device that you can just put… [More]
Bike Tire Belts - Julien Jaborska Channels His Love for Cycling into Fashion
SCORE: 4.7
Warm 9,042 Clicks Pub: Feb 12, 10
Bike Tire Belts
Julien Jaborska Channels His Love for Cycling into Fashion
Julien Jaborska is a man who has taken his enthusiasm for bike riding and put it toward making belts which will make onlookers skid to a stop with envy. His Bike Tire Belts run for around $30 each. You… [More]
Furniture From Old Tires - Repurposed Rubber Makes Posh Poufs
SCORE: 5.3
Warm 104,979 Clicks Pub: Jan 4, 09
Furniture From Old Tires
Repurposed Rubber Makes Posh Poufs
One thing we’re not likely to run short of anytime soon is discarded tires, so the more that we can do to recycle them, the better. Ottomans and stools are a creative use of this material. While some designs… [More]
Environmental Burialscapes - The Dead Tires Graveyard is Horrifyingly Beautiful
SCORE: 3.4
Mild 9,340 Clicks Pub: Dec 2, 09
Environmental Burialscapes
The Dead Tires Graveyard is Horrifyingly Beautiful
The the dead tires graveyard, by Edward Burtynsky is strangely beautiful, as well being a stark reminder of how destructive our species is. Depicting a bleak landscape that is covered in forgotten and… [More]
Tire Gardens - Creative Recycling Brings New Life to Discarded Car Parts
SCORE: 4.2
Mild 25,224 Clicks Pub: Aug 18, 09
Tire Gardens
Creative Recycling Brings New Life to Discarded Car Parts
I like cool ideas like these tire gardens that are useful and ecological. I like when things are recyclable and their second birth ends up being just as great as, if not greater than, their original purpose.… [More]
Recycled Trash Art - Jim Darling Creates 'Junk Man' Out of Mattresses and Tires
SCORE: 3.8
Mild 9,328 Clicks Pub: May 29, 09
Recycled Trash Art
Jim Darling Creates 'Junk Man' Out of Mattresses and Tires
Illustrator Jim Darling saw all the junk building up between two abandoned buildings and thought he’d do something about it. Out of that came ‘Junk Man.’ ‘Junk Man’ was created using old mattresses, tires… [More]