Tire Walls

Divers clean up failed Florida reef project from ’70s

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — An attempt to save Florida coral is wrecking the reef instead. Apparently, they didn’t think through what seawater does to metal. The divers are off before dawn. Diver Thomas…

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How to pound tires and build tire walls

Tire walls are made by laying tires in staggered courses like bricks or concrete blocks. Each tire is filled with compacted earth, so that it becomes a rammed earth brick encased in steel belted…

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Harvesting Tires

The tire is indigenous all over the world as a “natural resource”. Every city is a natural supplier of this item. It can be “harvested” with absolutely no technical devices or energy other than two…

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