Retire tired tires on tire collection
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Tired of those old tires sitting around? Now's your
chance to properly dispose of them. The Logan County Health Department, the
Lincoln Streets and Alleys Department, and the Logan County Joint Solid Waste
Agency are working together with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
to sponsor a tire cleanup day.
- Date: Saturday, Oct. 2
- Time: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Location: Logan County Fairgrounds – Jefferson Street
entrance (east gate)
Illinois EPA requirements
1. No tires will be accepted from
businesses such as tire dealers, gas stations, commercial trucking
companies, or anyone who will be generating and accumulating used
tires after the collection has occurred.
2. No tires can be unloaded from
vehicles having license plates from outside the state of Illinois
3. No large industrial or off-road
tires will be accepted (tractor, truck and passenger car tires are
4. Tires on rims will be accepted. To
save time, separate tires with rims and those without rims.
5. Nuisance dumping is not allowed.
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6. All participants must complete and
sign a "Consensual Removal Agreement" before any of their tires are
7. Tires will be counted as they are
8. The maximum number of tires that an
individual may bring in is limited to 1,000.
9. For people with more than 1,000
tires -- the agency will pay for the removal of the last 1,000
tires, provided the owner first pays for the
removal of the excess tires.
10. Individuals who participated in a
previous tire cleanup event may not participate again.
dumped tires from public roads or right of ways will be accepted
from townships, the county and municipalities that may have
previously brought such tires to an IEPA collection. These local
units of government must identify themselves prior to unloading.
County Health Department news release]