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Tire amnesty event scheduled

McCreary County will be hosting a tire collection event from March 28th through the 30th where citizens can get rid of old, used tires for free.

McCreary County residents can bring in old tires to the State Highway Garage at the end of Highway 2778 (off of Main Street in Whitley City) for free disposal of waste tires. In cooperation with the Kentucky Division of Waste Management, McCreary County will accept old tires, (including tires on rims) Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.

Foam and calcium – filled, off road construction, tracks or sheet rubber, solid with/without press-on rims and equipment tires with a bead greater than 1-3/4” will not be accepted.

No tires from retailers, scrap dealers, recycle facilities or salvage yards will be accepted.

For additional information contact Cody Vanover at 376-2556.

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