Tire collection set for Wayne County


The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and Gov. Joe Manchin’s REAP program are hosting a local tire collection to rid Wayne County of old tires.


The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 13, at the Wayne County Solid Waste Authority Office and Recycling Center on Bluefield Street in Wayne.


Residents may dispose of up to 10 tires per person with a valid West Virginia ID for Wayne County. The tires may be on or off the rims. Only car and light truck tires 16 inches or less will be accepted.  Haulers and businesses are not allowed to participate.


This event is made possible in part through Gov. Manchin’s REAP-The Next Generation initiative within DEP’s Division of Land Restoration. REAP (Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan) brings together all of West Virginia’s cleanup programs to maximize the state’s cleanup efforts.


Kathy Cosco