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How to recycle tires

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Fewer than 12 tires

Take up to 12 tires to a City landfill Throw 'n' Go for free recycling. We accept all vehicle tires, including tires with rims.

More than 12 tires

Loads of more than 12 tires must be taken to Shepard Landfill and you are required to do the following:

  • Check into the office at the tire yard; and
  • Wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), which includes a hard hat, safety glasses, work gloves and steel-toed boots

If you are a business with tires to dispose of, please see our Business Waste resources for options.

Check landfill locations and hours before you visit.

Title: What Goes Where?
Author: City of Calgary
Description: Residential recycling and disposal search tool