WVDEP-REAP Announces Tire Collections for July

7/2/2019

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (July 2, 2019) – The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s (WVDEP) Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP) is hosting several tire collection events around the state in the month of July.

 

The events in July are:

·         Monongalia County: Wednesday, July 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Walmart off Exit 1 on Rt. 68 in Morgantown

·         Lewis County: Thursday, July 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Tire and Rubber Inc. in Weston

·         Gilmer County: Thursday, July 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the lot next to Foodland in Glenville

·         Hampshire County: Saturday, July 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the WV Division of Highways garage on Jersey Mountain Road

·         Ohio County: Tuesday, July 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the WVDEP office (131A Peninsula Street) in Wheeling

 

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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Contact:

Terry Fletcher
304-926-0499
Terry.A.Fletcher@wv.gov