Genuine Waste Tyres-Tomato and egg waste may end up in your tyres

Genuine Waste Tyres

Genuine Waste Tyres

A sack of carbon black ready to be used

 

Genuine Waste Tyres

I say “genuine waste” simply because it is waste that we humans throw away. Hence, that is being used to add to tyre compound. Although, we use “carbon black” at the moment. Then it is carbon black that is petrol based . Therefore, is classed as a pollutant and bad for the economy. Although the tyre experiments have been carried out.Thus, by mixing the household waste. Including, eggshells and tomato skins. Other tyre companies are also experimenting with different materials. So to reduce the amount of carbon black in the tyre compounds mix.

Eric Roberts

​An automobile tire is composed of about 30 percent carbon black, which adds durability to the rubber. Carbon black is petroleum-based, however, meaning that it isn’t entirely eco-friendly. That’s why scientists have been experimenting with an alternative – namely egg shells and tomato skins.

Source: Tomato and egg waste may end up in your tires