Improving Geotechnical Behavior of Clayey Soils with Shredded Rubber Tires—Preliminary Study

@inproceedings{Tiwari2014ImprovingGB,
  title={Improving Geotechnical Behavior of Clayey Soils with Shredded Rubber Tires—Preliminary Study},
  author={Binod Tiwari and Beena Ajmera and Suzanne Moubayed and Alexander Lemmon and Kelby Styler and Josh Guerrero Martinez},
  year={2014}
}
Each year approximately 1.1 tires are discarded per person in the United States totaling approximately 300 million tires. However, rubber tires are not biodegradable, and they occupy a large portion of available landfill space. Moreover, landfill spaces are becoming scarce. In addition, rubber tires that are not properly disposed of contribute significantly to fire hazards. Thus, an increasing demand exists to find innovative techniques to dispose of or reuse discarded rubber tires. The… CONTINUE READING