Tire collection events announced for May

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s (WVDEP) Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP) is hosting several tire collection events in the month of May.

Among the remaining events in May are:

• Barbour County: May 13 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Barbour County Fairgrounds

• Pocahontas County: May 18 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Pocahontas County Landfill in Dunmore

A list of upcoming tire collection events can also be found on the WVDEP website.

Residents may dispose of up to 10 tires per person with a valid West Virginia ID for the county in which the tire collection event is being held. The tires must be off the rims, and only car and light truck tires will be accepted.

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