Charleston, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection's (WVDEP) Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP) is hosting four free tire collection events in June.
The four events are:
- Lincoln County: Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lincoln County High School in Hamlin.
- Webster County: Saturday, June 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 6248 Webster Road in Cowen.
- Braxton County: Saturday, June 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kenton Meadows Warehouse, just across the Elk River bridge on Little Buffalo Road in Gassaway.
- Wood County: Saturday, June 18 from 8 a.m. to noon at Erickson Field in Parkersburg.
Individuals can dispose of up to 10 tires per person. The tires must be off the rims and only car and light truck tires will be accepted. The WVDEP requests that individuals stay in their vehicles when dropping off tires.
Ongoing tire collection events include:
- Boone County: Every Tuesday and Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Boone County Recycling Center.
- Brooke County: Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Brooke County Recycling Center
- Calhoun County: The third (3rd) Friday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cabot Station Recycling Center on Rt. 5, two miles West of Grantsville
- Fayette County: The third (3rd) Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kevin's Auto Sales and RVs on Route 19 in Scarbro
- Hancock County: Call Hancock County Solid Waste Authority at 304-459-3269 for more information
- Marion County: The second (2nd) and fourth (4th) Saturdays of each month from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 185 Buffalo Brink Road (Take Buffalo Street past Hough Park to Dents Run Road. The tire collection will sit 100 yards past the entrance to Dents Run Road)
- Mason County: Call Mason County Recycling Center at 304-675-7855 for more information
- Mercer County: The first (1st) Friday of each month from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mercer County Landfill
- Mingo County: The second (2nd) and fourth (4th) Saturdays of each month from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Veolia Water located at 317 E 3rd Avenue in Williamson
- Monroe County: The second (2nd) Wednesday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon at the Monroe County Recycling Center
- Pocahontas County: Call Pocahontas County Landfill at 304-799-4199 for more information
- Summers County: The last Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Old Safe and Sound Security Systems located at 2128 State Highway 3
- Tucker County: The first (1st) Thursday of each month from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tucker County Landfill
- Wayne County: The first (1st) Monday of each month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wayne County Solid Waste Authority
- Wetzel: The second (2nd) and fourth (4th) Saturdays of each month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the old Thomas Drug Store lot located at 242 North Street
- Wyoming County: The first (1st) Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wyoming County Landfill
A list of upcoming tire collection events and updates can be found on the WVDEP website