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RE: [greenyes] Tire Shredding
They're not going into the landfills here in Florida
(at least that's one thing that isn't !)  The Florida
DEP recently increased funding for waste tire grants
to 3.4 million. Tires have loads of uses.  Will send
you the info through here.

Bette 


--- Mario Laquerre
<m.laquerre@no.address> wrote:
> "Can anyone tell me if there has been any new Laws
> passed in the State of
> Virginia or any other state on the disposal of
> passenger car tires. I was
> informed that Virginia was passing a law to have
> them shredded and diverted
> from land fills. I know that there was a tax credit
> for using them as
> aggregate in septic tank leech beds in place of
> gravel.
> 
> Thanks 
> Buford Hill
> 
> In the province of Québec, all of the used tires
> less than 48 inches cannot
> be landfill. We have a levy of 3$ on each new tire
> that are sold and the
> money is used to finance the programme of recycling.
> Over the last 8 years,
> 33 M tires from the annual flow are recycled or go
> to energy recovery (60%
> are recycled and 40% go to energy recovery) For
> 2002, 75 % of the tires
> discarded as been recycling and the rest went for
> energy recovery.  We have
> a goal of zero waste in the program before 2008. 
> 
> For more info, you can view the program at :
>
http://www.recyc-quebec.gouv.qc.ca/upload/Publications/zzzzzzzzzzzzzzProgr_1
> 47.pdf
> 
> 
> 
> Mario Laquerre
> Coordonnateur
> Secteur municipal
> RECYC-QUÉBEC
> 
> 7171, rue Jean-Talon Est, bureau 200
> Anjou (Québec) H1M 3N2
> 
> Tél.: 514.352.5002
> Téléc.: 514.873.6542
> m.laquerre@no.address
> 
> 
> 
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