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Liberty Tire Recycling and Bridgestone Americas Present ‘Recycle AKRON: 2013’ to explore scrap tires and use in asphalt

Liberty Tire Recycling, the premier provider of tire recycling services in North America, and Bridgestone Americas, the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company, will highlight the innovative benefits of rubberized asphalt on August 22, 2013 with an event called “Recycle AKRON: 2013.”

Synthetic turf results in the recycling of more than 100 million tires

The Synthetic Turf Council recently announced that as of 2011, the estimated total amount of synthetic turf installed in North America conserves more than three billion gallons of water, significantly reduces smog emissions, eliminates close to a billion pounds of harmful fertilizers and pesticides, and recycles more than 105 million used tires. 

Recycled rubber mulch provides 16 feet of fall-height protection

According to an October press release from Liberty Tire Recycling, a 6-inch layer of recycled rubber mulch will cushion a child’s fall from as high as 16 feet, providing up to 50 percent more fall-height protection than wood mulch using half of the material. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Council reports that more than 150,000 children are injured in playground falls each year, which makes safety surfacing one of the most vital components of playground construction.