Jun 09, 2015

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When it comes to cars and the environment, the focus tends to revolve around alternative-fuel options offered by hybrid, hybrid plug-in, and electric cars.

But what is often overlooked is how to address the tire waste that clogs landfills to the detriment of the environment.

Fortunately, since the early 1990s, there has been a significant push to recycle and reuse tires in clever and creative ways.

The result is known as upcycling, a fancy term for turning trash into treasure.

If you have tires in Albany, check out these cool ways to repurpose them.

Who knows? These ideas might even inspire you to come up with a few new upcycling strategies of your own.