WVDEP’s REAP Collecting Tires Six Counties In July


Residents Urged To Bring Up To Ten Tires

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s (WVDEP) Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP) is holding six tire collections across the state in July.

The events are:

o Wood County: Saturday, July 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Erickson All Sports Center on Erickson Drive in Parkersburg;
o Pleasants County: Saturday, July 8, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Marys Marina, St. Marys;
o Boone County: Saturday, July 15, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.at the Boone County Courthouse;
o Ritchie County: Saturday, July 15, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the DOH Garage in Ellenboro;
o Pendleton County: Saturday, July 22, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Franklin Oil on Rt. 220 in Franklin;
o Monongalia County: Saturday, July 29, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wal-Mart off I-68 Exit 1.

Residents may dispose of up to 10 tires per person with a valid West Virginia ID for the county in which the tire collection event is being held. The tires must be 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 tire collection is made possible, in part, through REAP, which brings together all of the state’s cleanup programs to maximize West Virginia’s cleanup efforts.


Jake Glance
(304) 926-0499 ext. 1335