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  1. #1 Where Does It Go? 
    Time Lord zinjanthropos's Avatar
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    Rubber, read article that says 1 billion tires are scrapped worldwide annually and that each tire loses 6 lbs on average. Here’s some recycling info . Also, where do condoms go to die? A lot of rubber, I imagine a big carbon footprint.

    Hard to find a real good answer to my question. Just where does all that rubber go?

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    Think I heard that those are micro plastics and that they may get washed into the oceans .

    Apparently there are schemes to prevent that by capturing the rubber before it falls onto the road surface.

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