Let’s face it, our world turns on tires
48  states have passed laws that deter the majority of tires from going directly to the landfills. Amount of used tires th...
 
Tire Derived Fuel
But while tire-derived fuel minimizes stock tire piles, it generates a significant amount of greenhouse gases
TDF is used as energy to power paper and wood product plants in Maine
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Tire garage presentation #1

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A presentation following the basics of tire repurposing and the construction of a tire garage in Georgetown, MA. The traditional two car garage was eco-structed during the summer 2010 using 240 tires as the underlying composition of three of the four walls. Staff from the non-profit Long Way Home were used in the tire packing and construction of the first layer of cement and cob on the walls.For more details visit http://lizyrose.wordpress.com

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Tire garage presentation #1

  1. 1. Let’s face it, our world turns on tires
  2. 2. 48 states have passed laws that deter the majority of tires from going directly to the landfills. Amount of used tires that go to make fuel: 45% to 51% Tire Facts 290 million tires are disposed of every year. That is almost one for every person in the USA 310,000,000 USA pop.
  3. 4. Tire Derived Fuel
  4. 5. But while tire-derived fuel minimizes stock tire piles, it generates a significant amount of greenhouse gases
  5. 6. TDF is used as energy to power paper and wood product plants in Maine
  6. 45. http://www.lizyrose.wordpress.com/ http://www.longwayhomeinc.org http://catorcekt.wordpress.com/ http://earth911.com/news/2009/11/02/recycling-mysteries-tires/ When G-d created the first human beings, G-d led them around the Garden of Eden and said: "Look at my works! See how beautiful they are—how excellent! For your sake I created them all. See to it that you do not spoil and destroy My world; for if you do, there will be no one else to repair it."  (Midrash Kohelet Rabbah, 1, Ecclesiastes 7:13)

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