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WVDEP hosting free tire collection Individuals

The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s (WVDEP) Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP) is hosting four free tire collection events in June including one in Braxton County. The local disposal point will be at Kenton Meadows Warehouse and shop location, just across the Elk River bridge off of Route 4 on Little Buffalo Road. The date will be Saturday, June 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The other collection events in addition to Braxton County 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; 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.
A list of upcoming tire collection events and updates can be found on the WVDEP website.
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