Tire Fees

The tire recycling fee is not a tax. It is an advance disposal service fee which pays for the
collection and recycling of all tires sold in the province of New Brunswick. There are no
exemptions from paying tire recycling fees on the sale of any new tire in the province,
regardless of tax status, except for those  listed here.

The tire recycling fee is charged on the sale of a new tire that falls under the categories
listed below that are covered under the program, including tires sold on as part of a
vehicle, or piece of equipment and would also include any temporary tires commonly
found on passenger vehicles.

Motorcycle & Moped Tires

Fee $3.00 + HST

Motorcycle & Moped Tire category
includes all:

  • Motorcycles
  • Mopeds
  • Powered scooters
  • Go Karts
  • ATVs
  • Mini or Pocket bikes
  • Golf carts
  • Light duty trailer tires*
  • All applicable lawn and garden equipment**

*Trailer tires not marked as “ST”

**Includes snow blowers, lawn tractors, roto-tillers or similar equipment tires

(see exemption list)

Passenger Tires

Fee $4.50 + HST

Passenger Tire category
includes all:

  • “P”- Passenger
  • “LT”- Light Truck
  • “T”- Temporary (donut)
  • “ST”- Service Trailer

* As marked on the sidewall Passenger tires are designed to use on passenger cars, light truck, SUVs, CUVs and small RV’s. Also included are regular duty trailer tires, such as boat, utility, ATV, snowmobile, camper or similar trailer tires marked as “ST”.

(see exemption list)

Medium Truck Tires

Fee $13.50 + HST

Medium Truck Tire category

  • Transport Trucks
  • Utility Trucks
  • Container Trucks
  • Large RV
  • All Other Medium and Heavy Commercial Truck/ Bus Configurations

Commercial Truck tires are designed for use on truck and bus vehicles typically in excess of 10,000 lbs GVW including Wide Base or Heavy Truck tires designed for truck/bus applications and larger RV tires not marked “P” or “LT”.

(see exemption list)