World’s biggest tire graveyard

Posted by Mark

The Daily Mail Online have an article on the tire graveyard out in Sulaibiya. According to the article the tire graveyard is so big it can be seen from space. That’s not really true though since the tire graveyard is actually visible on Google Maps which is not really the same as being seen from space. A bit exaggerated but then again this is the Daily Mail. You can check out their article [Here]


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  1. gator says:

    this is what happens when you’re too spoilt to recycle!

  2. B says:

    I think they might have gotten that space thing from you:

    “Mark says:
    April 17, 2012 at 12:51 pm
    It was shot from space with a satellite camera”

  3. 3azeez says:

    Thats money up for grabs…. and the grabbing war started with the first match.

  4. Wahab says:

    What’s wrong with recycling?
    This is disappointing to be honest!

  5. ariston says:

    wow! Kuwait is always no.1!… :)

  6. This is the result of the ministries still not taking decisions, standing still

  7. Sounds familiar, I could’ve sworn I posted that same topic on my blog :P

  8. FYI says:

    Mark seems Google maps updated their imagery. They now made dirt roads to split the piles (probably after the fire, so flames don’t spread and are easier to contain). If they shape every pile to look like a country they can replicate ‘The World’ in Dubai.

  9. Nathan says:

    Google Maps uses satellite imagery.

    And satellites orbit the Earth in space.

  10. anoop says:

    wow can make shoes for every feet in the earth out of these many tires……

  11. Nunya says:

    Flip Flops made from recycled tyres!
    In Australia they have truck tray bed liners made from strips of recycled tyres …
    Race track bumpers
    Plant holders made from inside out tyres
    Anybody else got ideas? : )


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