Waste tire disposal: How to properly dispose of old car tires

Here you can find out everything you need to know about the professional and environmentally friendly disposal of used tires. Regardless of whether you want to dispose of individual items or larger quantities, we offer you detailed information on costs, disposal options and the legal framework. Our certified ZARE partners guarantee professional processing and are available to answer any questions you may have. Find out here about prices, collection points and the correct procedure for disposing of used tires in order to avoid environmental damage and legal problems.

Everything about waste tire disposal: costs, procedures and environmental protection

How much does waste tire disposal cost?

If you want to dispose of your old tires, you are in good hands with certified companies. The prices for disposal depend on the quantities of used tires you want to dispose of and whether collection is desired. Used tires can be disposed of in small quantities by private individuals or, for example, as container loads by tire dealers or car and commercial vehicle workshops. About the Contact form You can request disposal from certified ZARE partners at any time, including current prices.

How much does waste tire disposal cost?

How much does it cost to dispose of tires?

The costs for waste tire disposal can vary depending on the disposal company, region and tire quantity. ZARE partners near you are happy to provide information about current conditions and prices. It also plays a role how many old tires you want to dispose of, whether you want to deliver them yourself or arrange for them to be picked up. The partners will be happy to make you an offer for waste tire disposal at any time.

What happens if tires are disposed of incorrectly?

Within the scrap tire disposal For reasons of environmental protection and sustainability, it is important to ensure that tires are handled correctly. Companies with the appropriate expertise sort the tires correctly and then put them to the best possible use. Illegal dumping in nature causes environmental damage and can be prevented by working with certified companies to dispose of used tires.

What happens if tires are disposed of incorrectly?

Where can I dispose of old tires for free?

Drivers can often return worn or defective tires to car repair shops or car dealerships free of charge when changing tires. Disposal at the local recycling center is also sometimes possible free of charge. However, the actual disposal of used tires is a service that is subject to a charge for collection points such as workshops. Companies that want to dispose of collected old tires can contact ZARE's partners and arrange for the collected old tires to be picked up.

Where can I dispose of my old tires?

When it comes to disposing of old tires, drivers can contact the ZARE initiative's certified waste tire disposal companies directly. Car dealerships, car repair shops and recycling centers also offer the acceptance of used tires. However, drivers should inquire whether the old tires are disposed of by companies that ensure environmentally friendly handling.

How much do tires cost to dispose of?

When it comes to changing a tire, there are usually free options for drivers to dispose of used tires - for example in a car repair shop. Strictly speaking, this is not a matter of disposing of used tires: This only takes place in the next step, when the workshop hands over the tires to a disposal company. The actual disposal of old tires is subject to a fee. The prices depend on the quantities to be disposed of and how the collection takes place. Find a ZARE partner

How much does it cost to dispose of tires with rims?

When disposing of old tires, a wide variety of tires are produced, for example car tires with or without rims, truck tires or motorcycle tires. It makes no difference whether consumers hand in their tires with or without rims - the disposal companies check each tire and sort it according to strict criteria. You can find out to what extent the delivery with rims affects the prices directly from the respective waste disposal companies. If you want to dispose of larger or smaller quantities of old tires, you can get information about the current prices from the certified companies in your area.

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Are used tires hazardous waste?

Old tires are treated as composite waste and definitely do not belong in household waste. They consist of special rubber compounds and must be disposed of separately. Many components of used tires do not rot, which is why used tires must be treated as hazardous waste. This makes professional disposal of old tires extremely important in order to protect both the environment and valuable resources. This also prevents used tires from being dumped illegally in nature.

What can you do with old tires?

In the first step, certified waste tire disposal companies check each tire for its condition. The tire is then used for the best possible purpose - there are various options, from retreading to material, chemical and thermal tire recycling. Material recycling is used, among other things, to produce rubber granules, which are used to create high-quality recycled products such as floor coverings. The basis for optimal recycling is always the professional disposal of used tires.

What happens to old tires?

Worn tires are checked for their condition at the waste tire disposal facility and then recycled accordingly. For example, used tires can be given a second life when retreaded. Depending on the condition, export to countries with difficult road conditions that do not allow high speeds is also possible. If you would like to dispose of your old tires professionally, please contact one ZARE partners near you .

How is a tire recycled?

There are various options for recycling used tires. It plays a role here which recycling method the worn tire is suitable for. The basis is always the professional disposal of used tires, in which the tires are checked and sorted. The tires are then sent for retreading or material, thermal or chemical recycling. With these recycling methods, raw materials are kept in the recycling cycle and processed into new products.