Do tires break down in landfills?



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    First of all, it is important to know what tires are made up. The materials in tires include rubber, oil, steel and various fibers. The individual parts can be recycled and reused. When entire tires are left in landfills, they can not degrade. This is a problem because approximately 27 million scrap tires are disposed in landfills,
    27 million tires are disposed of in landfills. The EPA even assumes that “tires do not degrade significantly in the landfill environment.”

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