A FREE Scrap Tire Drop-off event will be held Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 8 a.m. till 12 a.m. at the Wayne National Forest Headquarters located off US Hwy 33 between The Plains and Nelsonville in Athens County.
The event is being held in partnership with Athens Hocking County Solid Waste Management District, Athens County Prosecutor's Office, Athens City-County Health Department, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and Keep Southeast Ohio Beautiful. Our goal is to collect up to 1200 scrap tires, which will be recycled. No tires will be received after hours. No tires will be accepted from tire shops, dealers, or repair shops. No tires exceeding 54 in. in height and/or 16 in. in width will be collected.All tires must be clean.
To report scrap tires being dumped call Ohio EPA at 877-372-2621.
Funding for the event comes from an Ohio Environmental Protection Agency grant.
Registration required: No
Sponsor Contact: Michael Cooper, 740-592-4431, ext 248