STANDARDS FOR THE USE OF TIRE CHIPS IN ON-SITE WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS

Solid Waste Management Program fact sheet
06/2014
Division of Environmental Quality Director: Leanne Tippett Mosby
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Chips produced from recycled tires may be used as coarse aggregate in on-site wastewater treatment systems and may be substituted for mineral aggregate on a one-for-one volumetric basis.  When used in the application, chips must conform to the requirements below.

Chip Specifications

 Installation Procedures

For more information
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
On-site Sewage Program
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102 573-751-6400
www.dhss.mo.gov/onsite

Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Solid Waste Management Program - Scrap Tire Unit
P.O. Box 176
Jefferson City, MO 65102
573-526-3909 or toll-free 1-800-361-4827
www.dnr.mo.gov/env/swmp/tires/tirelist.htm