CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection's (WVDEP) Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP) is hosting three free tire collection events in Kanawha County next month.
These events include:
- Saturday, April 1st: At the intersection of Rt. 21 an Casdorph Road in Sissonville from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Saturday, April 15th: Behind the GoMart in Cabin Creek from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Saturday, April 29th: In the parking lot at the corner of C Street and 4th Avenue in South Charleston from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A tire collection event will also be held on Saturday, April 15th in Jackson County at the County Fairgrounds on Rt. 62 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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.
Certain counties offer ongoing tire collection events. These 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 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.at Kevin's Auto Sales and RVs
- Greenbrier County: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Greenbrier County Landfill
- 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
- Ohio County: The second (2nd) and fourth (4th) Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to noon at 176 Satterfield Drive in Triadelphia (Behind Best Buy, next to Cabela's)
- Pocahontas County: Call Pocahontas County Landfill at 304-799-4199 for more information
- Putnam County: The first Friday of each month from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at WV Cashin Recyclables on 1 Pickens Road in Nitro.
- Summers County: Every Saturday 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
The 2023 tire collection event calendar and updates can be found on the WVDEP website