Record haul for free tire disposal event

August 10, 2021 | 7:49 am

Updated August 9, 2021 | 10:51 pm

The Free Tire Disposal Event was a great success, with nearly 49,000 tires
collected at the Lions Club Fairgrounds in Philpot.

Officially, Liberty Tire Recycling accepted 48,717 tires, a new record for Daviess County. The collection was held on July 15-17 with support from Daviess County Fiscal Court and the Kentucky Division of Waste Management.

Kentucky residents could dispose of tires, either on-or-off rim, for cars, trucks, bicycles, ATVs, motorcycles, and farm equipment.

While the collection event has ended, tires are accepted year-round at the Daviess County Solid Waste convenience centers for a small fee.

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August 10, 2021 | 7:49 am

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