WVDEP-REAP Announces Tire Collection Events for May


CHARLESTON, W.Va. (May 7, 2019) – The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s (WVDEP) Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP) is hosting several tire collection events in the month of May.


The remaining events in May are:


Greenbrier County: May 10 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the National Guard Armory in Rainelle
Jackson County: May 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Jackson County Fair Grounds in Cottageville

Marshall County: May 11 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at John Marshall High School

Barbour County: May 13 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Barbour County Fairgrounds

Wood County: May 18 from 9 a.m. to noon at Erickson Field in Parkersburg

Pocahontas County: May 18 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Pocahontas County Landfill in Dunmore

Nicholas County: May 22 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Walmart in Summersville


Ongoing events include:


Hancock County: Hancock County Recycle and Convenience Center – Call Hancock County Solid Waste Authority at 304-459-3269 for hours
Brooke County: Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.at the Brooke County Recycling Center in Beech Bottom.

Marion County: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday at the Marion County Recycling Center in Farmington

Boone County: Every Tuesday and Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Boone County Recycling Center in Foster
Wyoming County: First Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pineville Airport.


A list of upcoming tire collection events can also be found on the WVDEP website.


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, and only car and light truck tires will be accepted.


For more WVDEP news and information, go to www.dep.wv.gov. Also, connect with the agency on all social media platforms. Follow @DEPWV on Twitter, Like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/depwv/, and find us on YouTube by searching “Environment Matters.”


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Casey Korbini