California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

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California has more registered vehicles than any other state. As a result, approximately 40 million waste tires are generated each year. CalRecycle is dedicated to finding new uses for this valuable resource, and to working in cooperation with local governments, industries, and the public towards reaching this goal. The following links will provide additional technical and industry related resources about tire-derived aggregate and rubberized asphalt concrete:

Rubber Pavements Association
Provides list of crumb rubber producers, technical specifications, videos demonstrating performance, and more.

California Asphalt Pavement Association
Rubber pavement page includes the RAC 101 video link, and more technical information.

Health and Environmental Impacts
Learn more about the safety of tire-derived products.

Tire Management Home Page
CalRecycle's tire home page.

Tire Grants
Learn what grants are available now and in future cycles.

Local Jurisdiction Contacts
Locate recycling coordinators and CalRecycle staff to learn about projects in your area.

Last updated: July 1, 2011
Green Roads,
Public Affairs Office: (916) 341-6300