When you buy new tires, the tire shop will collect an Eco Fee
and keep your old tires...
You drive away happy with shiny new tires but...
What happens to the tires?
What happens to the money?
What happens to the
What happens to the
Collects the Eco fees and distributes them right here in British Columbia to...
Collect tires from various sources and deliver them to processors.
Approximately 85% to 90% of the funds TSBC oversees is paid to haulers and processors.
deconstruct tires into their basic components ready for remanufacture
receive innovation grant money which allows them to discover new and novel uses for recycled tires, right here in BC.
...this helps get new products to market quicker.
TSBC Provides Grants for many projects incorporating recycled rubber.
If you're interested in receiving funding please
Presentations like this that inform the public of the program increase public buy-in and awareness.
Consumer Education and Awareness
We want everyone to know how to access the Community Grant Program.
oversees the collection of used tires from many sources. In BC, unlike many of the provinces, not only are all of the tires collected and recycled but all the recycling takes place
right here in BC.
collect tires from various sources and deliver them to processors.
The estimated Collection Rate has been 100%. This means that virtually 100% of the scrap tires available were collected for recycling, energy recovery or reuse.
grind them into rubber chunks and raw materials ready for other manufacturing processes.
receive the raw tires from haulers. They dismantle the tires and
create many products like:
industrial rubber mats
you see everyday and may never realize they came from BC recycled rubber.
Truck bed liners
Durable rubber mats for livestock.
Resilient sport flooring
Recycled Rubber Surfacing
One of the largest consumers of recycled rubber is the surfacing industry.
Becoming more popular every day, rubber surfaces can be used indoors and out. They are durable, maintenance free and cost effective choices.