WVDEP-REAP Tire Collection Events Set In Eight Counties


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

The events are:

• Upshur County: Saturday, June 3, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.at the Buckhannon Division of Highways building;
• Harrison County: Saturday, June 3, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.at Robert C. Byrd High School;
• Summers County: Wednesday, June 7, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Grace Street in Hinton;
• Ohio County: Saturday, June 10, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cabela's paved lot between Cabela's and Best Buy;
• Boone County: Saturday, June 10, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Van Elementary;
• Hardy County: Saturday, June 10, from 8 am to 3 p.m. at H.L. Wilson Trucking in Moorefield;
• Doddridge County: Thursday, June 15, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.at the parking lot next to West Union ball field;
• McDowell County: Wednesday, June 21, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the corner of Kermit’s Kars across from the Welch Community Hospital.

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.

For more DEP news and information, go to https://dep.wv.gov. Also, be sure to connect with the agency on all social media platforms. Follow @DEPWV on Twitter and find us on YouTube by searching “Environment Matters.” For specific information about our REAP (Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan), West Virginia Project WET (Water Education for Teachers), West Virginia Watershed Improvement Branch, Youth Environmental Program and Human Resources initiatives, connect on Facebook.


Jake Glance
(304) 926-0499 ext. 1335