WVDEP-REAP announces tire collection events for November


CHARLESTON, W.Va. (November 7, 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 November.


The events in November are:


·         Berkeley County: Saturday, Nov. 9 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Berkeley County Recycling Center

·         Calhoun County: Saturday, Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cabot Recycling Station in Grantsville

·         Preston County: Saturday, Nov. 16 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the WV Department of Highways Garage in Albright (1912 St. Joe Rd.)

·         Wirt County: Saturday, Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Ellison’s Excavating on Route 14 across from Sportsman’s Park in Elizabeth


Ongoing events include:

·         Boone County: Every Tuesday and Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Boone County Recycling Center in Foster

·         Brooke County: Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Brooke County Recycling Center in Beech Bottom.

·         Fayette County: Third Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Walmart parking lot in Fayetteville

·         Hancock County: Hancock County Recycle and Convenience Center – Call Hancock County Solid Waste Authority at 304-459-3269 for hours.

·         Mason County: Every Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mason County Recycling Center on Fairgrounds Road.

·         Monroe County: Second Wednesday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon at the Ham Landfill and Monroe County Recycling Center

·         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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Terry Fletcher
304-926-0499 ext. 1641