Stories tagged with: Scrap Tires

April 9, 2014 - 8:23am
1 year 21 weeks ago

Wayne National Forest in Nelsonville and the Athens City-County Health Department team up to rid the area of scrap tires.

The free event takes place Saturday from 8a.m. till 2p.m. at their headquarters located off US Highway 33 between the Plains and Nelsonville.

The event has the capacity to collect up the 1,200 tires which will be recycled. No tires exceeding 54 inches in height or 16 inches in width will be taken. Tires won't be accepted from tire shops, dealers or repair...

June 13, 2011 - 5:25pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency was cleaning up scrap tires in Morgan County on Monday. It is part of a program the EPA has in place to help property owners. This property boarders Wayne National Forest in Deerfield Township near the intersection of County Road 16 and Township Road 117. The property owner lives in another county and has been victim of opening dumping over the years. The EPA’s Erin Strouse says the property owner found out of the state’s scrap...

May 11, 2011 - 3:46pm
4 years 16 weeks ago

The scrap tire collection drive in Muskingum County is over. County Commissioners says the response was excellent, but the funding for the project will be depleted soon and the collection must come to an end. The Litter and Recycling Center was overseeing the project and was using grant money to accept the old tires at its location at 2215 Adamsville Road.

May 6, 2011 - 6:09pm
4 years 17 weeks ago

Muskingum County residents are invited to throw out any scrap tires free of charge.

The Litter and Recycling Center is collecting scrap tires until June 30th. The county was given $20,000 through a tire amnesty grant last July. They have about $8,500 left to spend of it.

"Those residents that have old tires laying around, bring them out here to get rid of them and get them off the property, that's the easiest way to dispose of them," said Muskingum County Commissioner...

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