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Tyrelessly: A teenager who is changing the way tyres are recycled

Tyrelessly is India's first enterprise which encourages motorists to donate their used tyres for responsible recycling

Ajay Modi  |  New Delhi 

Every day, India produces about 650,000 tyres and disposes 275,000. But, only a fraction of the disposed tyres go for recycling, creating an environmental hazard. Worse is the common practice of burning old tyres, causingcarcinogenic pollution. The practice has continued for years, as people don't know environment-friendly and cost-effective ways of disposing used tyres. Anubhav Wadhwa, 16, a resident of Gurgaon, is encouraging people to recycle used tyres while recovering valuable material. Last winter, while returning home from his class, Wadhwa noticed dozens of discarded tyres ...

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First Published: Fri, June 24 2016. 00:41 IST
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