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How to Recycle Tires in New Jersey

How to Recycle Tires in New Jersey

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When you don’t know how to dispose of tires, don’t just toss them in with the garbage. The rubber used to make tires is a valuable commodity, and you can do the environment a favor by recycling them for future use rather than burying them in a landfill.

The good news is that recycling tires in New Jersey doesn’t have to be an inconvenience. You have multiple options, ranging from free tire disposal to paying a small fee. Make sure you find the best way to recycle your tires, and make sure their valuable rubber goes to good use. To help, here’s a look at how to dump tires in New Jersey — in a way that gives them a second life.

Individual Tire Recycling

It’s far easier for an individual to recycle tires than it is for a business. Most cities and townships have municipal recycling centers that accept car and truck tires, as well as cardboard, aluminum, e-waste and many other materials. Also, if you’re replacing existing tires on a car or truck, ask your tire provider if they recycle tires. That might be the easiest solution, if available — just leaving them at the tire shop and having the pros there take care of the recycling.

Can’t find a place near you to recycle tires? Try visiting, where you can conduct a search based on the type of material you want to recycle and your zip code. This should yield some results and options on where you can recycle your tires. Again, some options may be free, while others may charge a small fee.

Finally, try searching your county’s website for recycling centers in your area. If you live here in Middlesex County, the local government can help you find a recycling center that accepts the type of materials you need to get rid of.

Commercial Tire Recycling

Businesses with tires that need recycling can use many of the same options as individuals. However, given their status as businesses and the fact they often have oversized tires used for trucking and shipping, the charges associated with recycling commercial tires may be higher. That said, landfills also charge for dumping commercial tires — and recycling them is far more affordable.

Use Hometown Waste for Tire Recycling Near You

If you need a dependable source for recycling car or truck tires, you can always count on us at Hometown Waste & Recycling Services Inc. If you have a couple of tires we do charge a handling fee of $20 per car tire and $40 per truck tire. However, if you have more than a couple of tires then renting a dumpster is a cost-effective way to dispose of tires for recycling. No matter where you choose to recycle your tires, we encourage you to make sure they don’t end up in a landfill. Feel free to call or otherwise contact us with questions or for additional information on how to recycle tires in New Jersey. Contact us today about how to dump tires in New Jersey.

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