Waste Tires





Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality

Waste Tire Website

Recommendations and Requirements for Tire Chips

The following is a partial list of beneficial end uses for tire chips that the department has approved in the past:

  • Road Base
  • Turn Arounds
  • Light Weight File for Levee Construction
  • Erosion on Slopes
  • Settlement Fill on Top of Closed Cell
  • Bulk Heads

*Please Note: Each individual beneficial use must be approved by the Department on a case by case basis. 

Solid Waste / Waste Tire Regulations

For the Waste Tire regulations please see Environmental Regulatory Code, Title 33, Part VII, Solid Waste - Subparts 1 & 2, chapter 105, page 123 at the link below.


Waste Tire Reports:



Waste Tire Forms:

Page last updated: March 10, 2015

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