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Rubbish to rubber: Trail project recycles 24,000+ illegally dumped tires

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 12, 2022 2:43 PM CT | Published: June 06, 2022 6:01 PM CT
<strong>A new biking and walking trail is now featured at T.O. Fuller State Park, thanks to the recycling of more than 24,000 illegally dumped tires.</strong> (Brad Vest/Special to The Daily Memphian)

A new biking and walking trail is now featured at T.O. Fuller State Park, thanks to the recycling of more than 24,000 illegally dumped tires. (Brad Vest/Special to The Daily Memphian)

A Tennessee State Parks employee used the materials to create a walking and biking trail at T.O. Fuller State Park. 

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T.O. Fuller State Park Tennessee state parks illegal dumping TDEC recycling Michael Meister tire dumping
Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer is a Report for America corps member covering environmental impacts on communities of color in Memphis. She is working in partnership with the Ag & Water Desk, a sustainable reporting network aimed at telling water and agriculture stories across the Mississippi River Basin.


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