WVDEP Holding Tire Collection Events in Eight Counties in May

 
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (April 30, 2018) – The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s (WVDEP) Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP) program is hosting local tire collection events in eight counties during the month of May.

The schedule for May includes: 
 
        • Nicholas County – Wednesday, May 2, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Summersville Walmart, 200 Wal Street, Summersville; 
        • Wayne County – Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Wayne County Solid Waste Authority, 322 Bluefield Street, Wayne; 
        • Fayette County – Wednesday, May 9, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fayetteville Walmart, 204 Town Center Road, Fayetteville; 
        • Marshall County – Saturday, May 12, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at John Marshall High School, 1300 Wheeling Avenue, Glen Dale; 
        • Putnam County – Saturday, May 12, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Putnam County Judicial Building, 12093 Winfield Road, Winfield; 
        • Wood County – Saturday, May 19, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Erikson All-Sports Facility, 4601 Camden Avenue, Parkersburg; 
        • Mason County – Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Point Pleasant High School, 280 Scenic Drive, Point Pleasant; 
        • Taylor County – Saturday, May 19, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Taylor County Fairgrounds, 317 Fair Ground Road, Grafton. 

Additional events during May could be added at a later date. For the most up to date schedule, visit the WVDEP’s website here
 
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 or light truck tires will be accepted. Haulers and businesses are not allowed to participate.

This tire collection is made possible, in part, through the WVDEP’s REAP program. REAP brings together all of the state’s cleanup programs to maximize West Virginia’s cleanup efforts. 

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Contact:

Jake Glance
(304) 926-0499 ext. 1335
Jacob.P.Glance@wv.gov
 

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