Recovering valuable material by recycling Li-ion batteries seems like a no-brainer. It’s not that simple, however.
Never attempt to service a car’s air conditioning system without first checking the SAE J639 sticker.
Some people scoff at the environmentally friendly movement
thinking it’s just a fad, or something that’s “hippie.” But, that’s quite
the contrary. Globally there has been an insurgence of consumers
who are seeking out sustainable companies and products.
The city of Memphis, Tennessee is paying residents $1 per used tire through its Tire Redemption Program aimed at reducing the amount of illegal dumping of tires throughout the city, according to the Memphis Commercial-Appeal.
Whether you’re a new tire retailer, an automotive service center, or a used tire retailer or wholesaler, you will have to properly dispose of your waste tires at some point. The decision as to how to do this is not always easy. Many cities and states are enacting “manifest” programs, requiring proper documentation from service centers, retailers and wholesalers alike, as to how they are recycling their tires.