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Free Tire Disposal Event Planned in Daviess County, Kentucky

The free tire disposal event will take place from Thursday, July 15, through Saturday, July 17.

Posted: Jul 14, 2021 10:24 AM

Residents in the Daviess County, Kentucky, area are being offered a free way to get rid of their unwanted tires.

The Daviess County Fiscal Court is sponsoring a free tire disposal event that will take place from Thursday, July 15, through Saturday, July 17, at the Daviess County Lions Club Fairgrounds.

The event will be held from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. noon on Saturday.

Tires will be accepted, on-or-off rim, including farm implements, bicycles, motorcycles, go-carts, ATVs, tractors, trucks, and passengers.

Any water should be removed from tires before they're disposed of.

“Old tires can be an eyesore and a breeding ground for mosquitoes and other pests,” said JudgeExecutive Al Mattingly. “Bring your unwanted tires to this free collection event for proper disposal.”

The site cannot accept Off-Road Construction Tires (OTR), tracks, sheet rubber, solid, calcium, or otherwise filled, or any tire with a bead greater than 1¾ in.

Anyone with questions can contact the Daviess County Solid Waste Department at 270-229-4484.

The Daviess County Lions Club Fairgrounds is located at 6191 KY-54 in Philpot, Kentucky.

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