WONDER #1962: What Happens to Old Tires?

Question 1 of 3

In the United States, about how many tires get worn out every year?

  1. 1 million
  2. 30 billion
  3. 50 million
  4. 300 million

Question 2 of 3

About what percentage of old tires get recycled today?

  1. 10%
  2. 25%
  3. 58%
  4. 80%

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is NOT a use for recycled tires?

  1. mulch
  2. floor mats
  3. playground walkways
  4. glasses

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