Green Facts

Up to 2,000 tires are used in each lane mile of pavement.

Because some applications of rubber asphalt are thinner than comparable conventional asphalt courses, less paving material is used. This conservation of building resources also appeals widely to environmentalists.

News Releases

  1. Liberty Tire Recycling Commits to Helping Valley Station Neighbors Clean Up After Fire 11/14/14 (PDF)
  2. Liberty Tire Recycling and Bridgestone Americas Present ‘Recycle AKRON: 2013’ to Explore Scrap Tires and Use in Asphalt 08/06/13 (PDF)
  3. News Conference: Georgia State Rep. Randy Nix and GDOT Celebrate Market-Based Solution for Recycling Scrap Tires 02/18/13 (PDF)
  4. Liberty Tire Recycling and Bridgestone Americas Present ‘Recycle NASHVILLE: 2013’ to Explore Scrap Tires and Use in Asphalt 01/28/13 (PDF)
  5. Liberty Tire Recycling Earns GREENGUARD Synthetic Turf Certification for Infill Produced by All Eight Plants Across North America 01/14/13 (PDF)
  6. Liberty Tire Recycling Recognized for Recovering and Recycling More Than 1,000 Illegally Dumped Tires at Atlanta-Area Arts Center 11/15/12 (PDF)
  7. Liberty Tire Recycling Announces Nationwide Partnership with The Hertz Corporation to Recover, Recycle Scrap Tires at Car Rental Outlets 11/08/12 (PDF)
  8. Liberty Tire Recycling Removes Hundreds of Used Tires from Infield of Kansas Speedway After Construction of Track’s New Road Course 09/20/12 (PDF)
  9. Liberty Tire Recycling Presents ‘Recycle WISCONSIN: 2012’ Event to Explore Innovative Applications of Rubberized Asphalt in Wisconsin 08/06/12 (PDF)
  10. Liberty Tire Recycling Donates Playground Safety Surfacing for New Playground Project at The Children’s Inn at the National Institute of Health 07/19/12 (PDF)
  11. LTR Products Showcases Attractive, Cost-Effective Rubber Mulch to Apartment Owners and Operators Attending the 2012 National Apartment Association Education Conference 06/26/12 (PDF)
  12. LTR Products Exhibits Attractive, Long-Lasting Mulch Alternative to Building Owners and Operators Attending BOMA 2012 06/21/12 (PDF)
  13. LTR Products Exhibits Cost-Effective, Sustainable Mulch Alternative to Retail Real Estate Professionals at RECon 2012 04/25/12 (PDF)
  14. Liberty Tire Recycling, Keep Atlanta Beautiful and City of Atlanta Tire Commission Join Forces for Large-Scale Tire Round Up on April 28 04/23/12 (PDF)
  15. State Rep. Randy Nix Praises Amendment of Road Specifications to Allow for Reuse of Georgia’s Scrap Tires as Asphalt 03/28/12 (PDF)
  16. Liberty Tire Recycling, Georgia State University and ECO-Action to Collect More Than 1,000 Tires from Atlanta Neighborhoods on March 10 03/07/12 (PDF)
  17. Liberty Tire Recycling Partners with University of Tennessee to Study the Benefits of Crumb Rubber on Natural Grass Athletic Surface 01/03/12 (PDF)
  18. Liberty Tire Recycling Helps to Create Safer Athletic Surfaces at a Missouri High School with Installation of Crumb Rubber Infill 12/07/11 (PDF)
  19. Liberty Tire Recycling Presents ‘Recycle SALT LAKE CITY: 2011’ Event to Explore Scrap Tire Collection and Options for Greener Roadways 11/28/11 (PDF)
  20. Fred J. Florjancic, Jr. Appointed to Liberty Tire Recycling’s Board of Directors 11/14/11 (PDF)
  21. Liberty Tire Recycling to Highlight Eco-Friendly Waste Collection and Re-Use Solutions for Municipalities at National League of Cities’ Annual Conference 11/07/11 (PDF)
  22. Liberty Tire Recycling Expert to Serve as a Speaker at the Fifth Annual Rubber Modified Asphalt Conference 10/31/11 (PDF)
  23. Liberty Tire Recycling Appoints Dave Troyanek as Western Regional Account Executive 10/26/11 (PDF)
  24. Liberty Tire Recycling to Engage Greenbuild 2011 Attendees with Examples of Smart, Eco-Friendly Products Made from Recycled Rubber 09/27/11 (PDF)
  25. Liberty Tire Recycling Becomes First and Only Synthetic Turf Infill Product Manufacturer to Receive GREENGUARD Certification 09/20/11 (PDF)
  26. Liberty Tire Recycling Expert to Serve as a Featured Speaker at 2011 American Public Works Association (APWA) National Convention 08/29/11 (PDF)
  27. Liberty Tire Recycling to Highlight Benefits of Rubberized Asphalt at Southeastern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Meeting 08/17/11 (PDF)
  28. Liberty Tire Recycling Sponsors Summer River Cleanup Events in Pennsylvania's Clinton and Lycoming Counties 07/19/11 (PDF)
  29. Liberty Tire Recycling to Serve as Exhibitor at Latin American and Caribbean Tyre Expo from July 20-23 in Panama 07/11/11 (PDF)
  30. Liberty Tire Recycling Presents Recycle ATLANTA 2011 Event to Explore Options for Greener Roadways, Parks, Playgrounds and Schools 05/17/11 (PDF)
  31. Liberty Tire Recycling to Clean Up Illegal Tire Dump at Site of Atlanta-Area Arts Center 05/16/11 (PDF)
  32. FACT: Recycled Rubber Surfacing Lowers Risk of Serious Injuries for Horses and Other Livestock 05/05/11 (PDF)
  33. FACT: Tire Derived Fuel Produces 25 Percent More Energy Than Coal, Reduces Carbon Dioxide Emissions by 19.5 Percent 04/21/11 (PDF)
  34. Liberty Tire Recycling to Highlight Benefits and Usage of Rubberized Asphalt at National Association of County Engineers' Annual Conference 04/13/11 (PDF)
  35. Liberty Tire Recycling Appoints Angela Fornal as Manager of Environmental Programs 03/10/11 (PDF)
  36. Liberty Tire Recycling to Highlight Benefits of Rubberized Asphalt at 54th Annual New Jersey Asphalt Paving Conference 03/07/11 (PDF)
  37. Liberty Tire Recycling to Share its Message of Sustainability at the 2011 Synthetic Turf Council Spring Membership Meeting 03/02/11 (PDF)
  38. Liberty Tire Recycling Has NASCAR "Going Green" at Daytona 02/21/11 (PDF)
  39. MAKE Motorsports Creates Noise at Daytona 02/19/11 (PDF)
  40. MAKE Motorsports NextEra Energy Resources 250 Advance 02/15/11 (PDF)
  41. Synthetic Turf Installed in North America Conserves More Than Three Billion Gallons of Water, Eliminates Nearly a Billion Pounds of Pesticides and Fertilizers, and Recycles More Than 105 Million Used Tires 02/01/11 (PDF)
  42. MAKE Motorsports Bringing "Green" to Daytona with Liberty Tire Recycling 02/01/11 (PDF)
  43. FACT: One Synthetic Turf Athletic Field Provides an Outlet for Approximately 20,000 Recycled Tires 12/01/10 (PDF)
  44. Bringing Home the Big Finish MAKE Motorsports Texas Truck Recap 11/06/10 (PDF)
  45. Liberty Tire Recycling Continues "GREEN" Support as Primary Sponsor of MAKE Motorsports at Texas Motor Speedway in NASCAR Camping World Trucks’ Winstar World Casino 350 11/04/10 (PDF)
  46. FACT: Recycled Rubber Mulch Playground Surfacing Provides Children with 16 Feet of Fall-Height Protection 10/20/10 (PDF)
  47. FACT: 2,000 Tires Re-Used for Each Lane Mile of Rubberized Asphalt 09/29/10 (PDF)
  48. Liberty Tire Recycling Appoints Frank DeCarlo as General Counsel 09/27/10 (PDF)
  49. Liberty Tire Recycling to Highlight Eco-Friendly, Sustainable Solutions at the Tire Industry Association's Environmental Symposium 09/23/10 (PDF)
  50. Liberty Tire Recycling to Demonstrate Eco-Friendly Solution to Tire Manufacturers at International Tire Exhibition and Conference (ITEC) 09/15/10 (PDF)
  51. Liberty Tire Recycling Expands Operations in New York and Ontario 09/13/10 (PDF)
  52. Liberty Tire Recycling Helps Make Play Set Wish Come True for Special Local Boy 08/24/10 (PDF)
  53. Liberty Tire Recycling Breaks Ground as NASCAR Green Sponsor 08/17/10 (PDF)
  54. Liberty Tire Recycling to Offer Insightful Look at Rubberized Asphalt Technology during the 2010 APWA International Public Works Congress & Exposition 08/04/10 (PDF)
  55. Liberty Tire Recycling's Baytown, Texas Plant Recognized for its Commitment to Stellar Performance 07/27/10 (PDF)
  56. Liberty Tire Recycling Hires Timothy J. Leighty as Director of Quality 07/13/10 (PDF)
  57. Newly Appointed Liberty Tire Recycling Executive to Focus on Emerging Industry of Rubberized Asphalt 07/07/10 (PDF)
  58. Liberty Tire Recycling and Performance Bicycle Sponsor Bike Tube Blow-Out Event to Encourage Cyclists to Recycle 06/16/10 (PDF)
  59. Liberty Tire Recycling Appoints Kurt C. Meyer as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing 06/01/10 (PDF)
  60. Liberty Tire Recycling to Serve as an Exhibitor at the 2010 ISRI Convention and Exposition 05/03/10 (PDF)
  61. Liberty Tire Recycling Praises Recent Manex and UC Berkeley Research Concluding Crumb Rubber Infill is "Cost-Effective and Safe" 04/19/10 (PDF)
  62. Liberty Tire Recycling's Dick Gust Appointed to Environmental Advisory Council 02/02/10 (PDF)
  63. Liberty Tire Recycling Applauds Today's U.S. EPA Study that Further Validates the Safety of Crumb Rubber Infill 12/10/09 (PDF)