County Hosting Tire Recycling Events

October 1, 2018

Luzerne County will host free tire recycling events for residents in October. Participants must register before the events by calling 1-800-821-7654. Residents are allowed to turn in tires from cars, motorcycles, pickup trucks, SUVs and farm tractors. Tractor trailer tires are not accepted. Collection is not for tire dealers, service station operators, garages, tire retreaders or other automotive professionals. Tires must be whole, removed from rims, uncut and free of liquid and heavy mud. Organizers can turn away people whose tires don’t meet the criteria. The events are: • Oct. 6, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Drums Elementary/Middle School, 85 S. Old Turnpike Road, Drums • Oct. 13, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hanover Area Jr./Sr. High School, 1600 Sans Souci Parkway, Hanover Twp. There is a limit of 16 tires per vehicles. Tires won’t be accepted without a pre-registraiton number. — STAFF WRITER

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