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Baja California Formal Tire Disposal

posted Mar 15, 2011, 11:46 AM by Test   [ updated Apr 11, 2011, 12:50 PM ]

 
 
 
 
CEMEX (Cementos de México) cement plant in Ensenada, which uses shredded tires as tire-derived fuel. Depending on demand for cement, it can use approximately 500,000 tires per year. The plant stores approximately one year’s supply of tires on site.
 
 
 
 
 
 
LLANSET transfer station, located in the desert west of Mexicali. LLANSET receives scrap tires and stores whole tires, shredded tires, and tires with the sidewalls removed. Some of the tires at LLANSET are diverted to CEMEX in Ensenada or to a cement plant in Hermosillo, Sonora.
 

* Pictures are from the report "The Flow of Used and Waste Tires in the California-Mexico Border Region." The report was produced under contract for CIWMB by the Institute for Regional Studies of the Californias, San Diego State University.  

New Tire Shops in Mexicali and San Luis Colorado

posted Mar 15, 2011, 11:42 AM by Test   [ updated Mar 16, 2011, 6:09 AM by Unknown user ]

New tire shops in Mexicali, Baja California, and San Luis Río Colorado, Sonora, often include modern facilities and generate substantial numbers of take-off tires. Those of adequate quality enter the used tire market; the others are disposed of in different ways.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

TOP LEFT: New tire dealer in San Luis Río Colorado with modern service bay; TOP RIGHT: Waiting room in Mexicali tire dealer; MIDDLE LEFT: New tire dealer showroom display, Mexicali; MIDDLE RIGHT: New tire dealers generate many usable take-off tires as well as scrap; BOTTOM: Many tire brands and companies are available to provide new tires in Baja California.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

* Pictures are from the report "The Flow of Used and Waste Tires in the California-Mexico Border Region." The report was produced under contract for CIWMB by the Institute for Regional Studies of the Californias, San Diego State University. 

Used Tire Shops in Mexicali, Baja California, and San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora

posted Mar 15, 2011, 11:16 AM by Test   [ updated Mar 16, 2011, 6:11 AM by Unknown user ]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mexicali used shop specializing in truck tires

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
San Luis used shop
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mexicali used tire shop with several work bays and a good stock of tires
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 San Luis Tire Shop
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Small used tire shop in San Luis, typical of many in Mexico with an owner and perhaps one employee
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Large used tire shop in Mexicali
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

* Pictures are from the report "The Flow of Used and Waste Tires in the California-Mexico Border Region." The report was produced under contract for CIWMB by the Institute for Regional Studies of the Californias, San Diego State University. 

 
 

Tijuana Used Tire Shops

posted Mar 15, 2011, 11:10 AM by Test

Typcial small used tire shops found in Baja California cities.  Many also sell and repair mufflers and do other mechanical work on vehicles. 
 
 
 
Pickup with rack fro hauling used and scrap tires.  Formally, these vehicles were frequently seen on California roads near the border. 
 
 
* Pictures are from the report "The Flow of Used and Waste Tires in the California-Mexico Border Region." The report was produced under contract for CIWMB by the Institute for Regional Studies of the Californias, San Diego State University. 
 

Used and Scrap Tire Enforcement Actions, Imperial Valley

posted Mar 15, 2011, 11:03 AM by Test

Calexico, transferring used tires for a semitrailer for transport across the border in the van, most likely though the non-commercial lanes at the port of entry.  December 2007.
 
 
 
CHP traffic stops in the Imperial Valley occasionally encounter vechicles transporting tires without the Board-issed tire hauler permit.  January 2007.
 
 
* Pictures are from the report "The Flow of Used and Waste Tires in the California-Mexico Border Region." The report was produced under contract for CIWMB by the Institute for Regional Studies of the Californias, San Diego State University. 
 

Large and Small Tire Shops in Spring Valley, San Diego County

posted Mar 15, 2011, 10:54 AM by Test

Champion Discount Tire Center and Ramirez Tires , a large and small tire shop that deals mainly in used tires.  Both are in Spring Valley. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Pictures are from the report "The Flow of Used and Waste Tires in the California-Mexico Border Region." The report was produced under contract for CIWMB by the Institute for Regional Studies of the Californias, San Diego State University. 

Spring Valley Swap Meet, San Diego County

posted Mar 15, 2011, 10:50 AM by Test   [ updated Mar 16, 2011, 6:18 AM by Unknown user ]

Spring Valley Swap Meet is where each weekend a large variety of used goods is sold, including used tires and rims.
 
 
 
* Pictures are from the report "The Flow of Used and Waste Tires in the California-Mexico Border Region." The report was produced under contract for CIWMB by the Institute for Regional Studies of the Californias, San Diego State University. 
 

Luna County

posted Mar 15, 2011, 10:03 AM by Test   [ updated Mar 16, 2011, 6:18 AM by Unknown user ]

 
 
 
 

2006 Eagle Pass - Piedras Negras Joint Scrap Tire Project

posted Mar 15, 2011, 9:43 AM by Test   [ updated Mar 16, 2011, 6:21 AM by Unknown user ]

 
  
 
 
 
 
 
    
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Ciudad Juárez Tire Pile

posted Mar 15, 2011, 9:29 AM by Test   [ updated Mar 16, 2011, 6:21 AM by Unknown user ]

 
 
 

Localización:  Km. 26 de carretera Panamericana, Chihuahua

 
 
Inicio de operaciones:  1994
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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