The Truth About Recycled Rubber

Recycled rubber plays a vital yet largely unseen role in in our lives. We interact with it on a daily basis and it enables us to do many of the things we love the most.

Uses of Recycled Rubber

Recycled rubber is being used by manufacturers in a wide variety of applications today. Manufacturers prize scrap tires and rubber as a raw material input due in part to cost and energy savings.

Here are a number of settings where we see recycled rubber most:

MEDICAL: Hospital floors

providing comfort and quiet for medical professionals and patients

AGRICULTURE: Vegetation protectors and windbreaks, sheds, livestock mats, bumpers, and feeders

increasing yield and efficiency for the agricultural sector

SPORTS: Infill for synthetic turf fields (of which there are more than 15,000 in the U.S.), indoor and outdoor running tracks, fitness mats

broadening sports and fitness opportunities across the country


cushioning our children’s falls

INFRASTRUCTURE: Rubberized asphalt on roadways

providing surface durability while lessening traffic noise

HOME & GARDEN: Landscaping mulch, molded products such as railroad ties, flowerpots, garden hoses, benches, and welcome mats

creating useful everyday products

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