Bikes Junk Pickup Bike tires and other metal bike parts can be placed in your recycling cart. If your bike is in good condition, consider donating it. Tires Can Be Recycled Used or worn bike tires can generally be recycled along with automotive tires. Find out how to recycle tires. There are also free recycling programs for bike inner tubes. Find out how to dispose of bike inner tubes. Ways to Reuse Upcycle Check out The Cottage Blog or Hometalk for ideas on how to upcycle your bicycle, including creating a hanging pot rack from a bicycle wheel.