Alberta’s tire recycling program has reached a significant milestone: 100 million tires have been recycled since the program’s inception in 1992.
“This achievement shows Albertans’ commitment to protecting the environment is stronger than ever,” says Shannon Phillips, Minister of Environment and Parks. “It means that in every community there is a determination to do the right thing.”
Through the recycling program, valuable material is diverted from landfills and recycled, creating jobs and new products that come back full-circle into everyday use.
Alberta began one of the first tire recycling programs in Canada. It is very successful, with approximately six million tires recycled annually. read more >>