Automobiles, Boats and Tires at Demolition Sites
If you find automobiles or boats on the property of residences awaiting demolition:
Refrigerants used in motor vehicle air conditioning systems must be removed before recycling the vehicle.
Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning- legal requirements that apply when disposing of or servicing a motor vehicle
You may find scrap tires in residential properties awaiting demolition.
Many states ban all tires or whole tires from landfills.
- Check with your local and state waste officials about storage, handling or management requirements for scrap tires. See State and Territorial Environmental Agencies
- In Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio or Wisconsin, you can use the Disaster Debris Recovery database to locate recyclers and other waste management facilities.
- www.Earth911.org may be helpful for identifying local tire recyclers. Choose "automotive" to narrow your search.