RECYCLING: Skateboard made from old tires.

28. January 2020 | Material, Waste | via Yankodesign.com

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‘Frammento’ was inspired by the rubber pellets used in children’s playgrounds. (Credit: Yankodesign.com)

 

When End-of-Life tires undergo a final shredding process, their rubber is transformed into granules that may be cheap but manage to retain all the technical properties of rubber, according to an article on Ynkodesign.com. Paolo realized that the properties of these granules; grip, durability, elasticity, flexibility, impact resistance, and traction are exactly the characteristics a nifty skateboard needs! Hence he decided to revive the almost extinct tires and transform them into a collection of recycled skateboards. With Frammento, a new use for recycled rubber was discovered.

 

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