About 290 million tires are discarded by car users every year and these waste products are thrown in the dumping grounds. These scarps do not get decomposed naturally and thus pollute the entire environment around us by releasing toxic chemicals. As the quantity of disposed tires is increasing day by day, environmentalists and governing bodies have imposed strict legislations with regard to disposing these scraps. Many organizations have also developed ingenious means for using the crumb available after recycling tires in rubber machines.
The crumb available after recycling tires has a great value in the construction industry. Here are some of the most common ways in which the recycled rubber are used for constructing different kinds of things starting from roads to roofs and floors to driveways.
Recycled Rubber Brick Walkways
Rubber bricks of different shapes are available in the market which is made from crumb rubber. These rubbers bricks are a good replacement for concrete bricks that are generally used on pavements or walkways. Some of the advantages of using rubber bricks are as follows: they can be installed easily, durable in nature, suitable for different weather conditions and are a much safer option because of their anti-slip surface and soft nature. This is one of the best uses of recycled rubber in the construction industry.