Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Tire dealers can accept old tires from the public. There is no charge to do so. Consumers paid the recycling fee when they bought the tires. However, due to limited storage space, there is a drop-off limit of five tires at a time.
If a tire is replaced under warranty for any portion of the cost (example: prorated), then a fee must be collected from the consumer and remitted. If a defective tire is replaced under warranty at no cost to the consumer, then the recycling fee must be covered by the warrantor (retailer or manufacturer) and remitted.
You do not pay a fee when you drop off your tires for recycling.  You paid the recycling fee when you bought the tires.
No. The recycling fee must be charged only once and you paid it when you bought the tire.
The only time recycling fees would be charged on a used vehicle is when new tires were put on the vehicle in order to sell it or if the vehicle was imported to New Brunswick.
There is a fee charged for tires sold as part of a new vehicle (sold or leased, including any temporary tires). The recycling fee would be charged on a used vehicle if new tires were put on the vehicle to sell it, or if the vehicle is imported to New Brunswick.
Whether you buy your tires on a special promotion or at regular price, you pay the full recycling fee for each new tire.  The recycling fee covers the cost of collection, transportation and processing of the tire.

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