"Tool Caddy" Tool Holder and Organizer, produced from recycled rubber available for sale or license:  U. S. Patent # 6,935,499

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Tires are among the largest and most problematic sources of waste, due to the large volume produced and their durability. Those same characteristics which make waste tires such a problem also make them one of the most re-used waste materials, as the rubber is very resilient and can be reused in other products.

The Tool Caddy for providing a tool carrier that is rugged and holds a large number of tools. The tool caddy includes a main tool storage unit having an upper opening into an interior and comprising a core section having a pair of side walls and a bottom wall extending between the side walls. A filler wall is mounted over the side wall opening of the core section with each of the filler walls being substantially coplanar with one of the side walls. A strap is mounted on the storage unit for suspending the storage unit from a user's body. In one preferred embodiment, the core section comprises a section of a tire, and a method of the invention includes forming the storage unit from a tire by cutting the side and perimeter tread walls of the tire at two locations to form the core section and mounting a filler wall over a portion of the side wall opening. 

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Inventor:  Mr. Leslie Hooper
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