05 Aug '11, 9am

Kitty litter made from...tires? A whole new level of #recycling:

Kitty litter made from...tires? A whole new level of #recycling:

Kitty litter is a gross but essential part of cat ownership. And another downside to changing that stinky litter box is all the litter you’re throwing in the trash. Photo: Envirokats.com The manufacturers of a patent-pending cat litter system claim to have solved this problem with reusable litter made from recycled tire treads. Find your local recycling solution for tires Arizona entrepreneur John King dreamed up the idea for EnviroKats in early 2010 after replacing the tires on his car. He was charged a disposal fee of $2.50 per tire, which may not be a ton of money, but it got King thinking about the high cost of tire disposal. The EPA estimates that the U.S. disposed of 290 million tires in 2003. And while many of these tires are recycled , some still end up tossed in landfills. King decided to make a product that helped make use of tossed tires and solve a common cat-l...

Full article: http://earth911.com/news/2011/08/05/envirokats-cat-litter...

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